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# mural

This year
# Public Art
Bill aims to make it easier to allow for large scale public murals
Eoin Ó Broin’s legislation aims to facilitate ‘good quality public art’, while also including some ‘reasonable’ restrictions.
All time
# think and wonder
Art group Subset ordered to pay €4,500 court fine for mural
The mural appeared on Grantham Street in Dublin’s south side in 2019
# down syndrome ireland
Mural by Joe Caslin unveiled in Dublin to mark 50th anniversary of Down Syndrome Ireland
The unveiling coincided with a new report released as part of a campaign by Down Syndrome Ireland.
# greta thunberg
Mural of activist Greta Thunberg in Dublin city centre vandalised
The mural is painted on a wall on Chancery Street.
# David Attenborough
Council orders removal of second Subset mural in Dublin
A mural of David Attenborough is the second mural by the artist collective to have fallen foul of the council in recent weeks.
# church street
Smithfield's landmark 'Horseboy' mural should be removed, council orders
Artist collective Subset had launched a petition aimed at saving the Horseboy mural.
# Street Art
'We'd obviously like to see the piece remain': Artists petition to retain Smithfield's Horseboy mural
The popular Horseboy mural is located just north of the Liffey in Smithfield.
# horseboy
Planning battle after tenant told he needs permission for Smithfield's Horseboy mural
The case has been referred to An Bord Pleanála, with the owner seeking to have the mural removed.
# We're basically celebrities now
The giant Derry Girls mural has been completed - and here it is
The popular Channel 4 TV show will return to screens later this year.
# derry girls
Cast of Derry Girls to be immortalised with mural in Derry City
Erin, Orla, Clare, Michelle and James will be painted on the side of Badgers Bar in Derry City.
# pretty pictures
Plans afoot to build giant mural at Aviva Stadium to dissuade graffiti artists
Planning permission is sought or a mural to ‘discourage unlawful graffiti’ and make a ‘positive contribution’ to the locality.
# portobello
Savita mural artist: 'I've been painting a long time, I've never seen a reaction like that before'
Street artist ACHES says he’s going to cover up the word “FREED” that someone wrote across her forehead.
# Eighth Amendment
The messages people left at the Savita Halappanavar mural will be digitally archived
Since Friday, flowers have been left at the bottom of the mural, along with ‘Yes’ leaflets, pens and sellotape so that people could leave notes.
# Dublin City
'We did it': The messages people have been leaving at the Savita Halappanavar mural
Savita’s parents have said that they are “really, really happy” with the projected referendum result.
# repeal the 8th
Here's why Irish artists contributed to the Repeal campaign, in their own words
‘I feel compelled as an artist to create art about things I care about, as I feel it’s a great opportunity to allow people to see things through your eyes.’
# another lick on the wall
Maser's Repeal the 8th mural is back up in Temple Bar (and it won’t come down this time)
Only this week it was removed from another wall in the area.
# mural
'Tell me what's offensive about this': Ruth Coppinger holds up Repeal sign in Dáil chamber
Coppinger held up the poster while asking the Taoiseach about the removal of a Repeal mural outside Dublin city’s Project Arts Centre.
'You can't paint over a movement': Repeal mural removed from Temple Bar (again)
The Charities Regulator has defended its decision to say the Project Arts Centre could lose its charitable status if the mural remained.
# Stir it up
Cool new Bohemians mural remembers Bob Marley's 1980 gig at Dalymount Park
The reggae legend is situated next to Dublin’s favourite son Phil Lynnott at the Gypsies’ ground.
# mad ted
An Irish pub in Edinburgh has unveiled a *huge* mural dedicated to Father Ted
The workmanship is definitely not shoddy.
# stormz in a teacup
The Stormzy mural in Smithfield has been painted over after council objections
Dublin City Council said the artwork did not have planning permission so had to be removed.
# Stormzy out
Stormzy mural gets makeover in protest against council removal threats
“We’re attempting to transform what is a negative situation for us into a catalyst for cultural change.”
# the volunteers
'Mental health difficulties are still fraught with stigma' - New mural challenges Ireland's attitudes
The mural is the latest work by street artist Joe Caslin.
# No thanks
That ridiculously awkward exchange between Kesha and Jerry Seinfeld has been turned into an excellent mural
The saga rumbles on.
# the volunteers
'Why would you continue to perpetuate something that is wrong?': New mural challenges Ireland's drug laws
A new piece of art went up in Trinity College this week.
# Beyoncé
A MASSIVE mural of Beyoncé's pregnancy portrait has been gifted to us all
Melbourne are on top of it.
# Taaffe's
Galway City Council ask for mural they commissioned to be removed
Two months ago, council officials commissioned and paid for a mural at a derelict drapery shop on William Street, seeking permission from the landlords to paint it.
# Repeal
A new Repeal mural has just appeared in Dublin 7
Two replica banners have been unveiled in Blackhall Place.
# repeal the 8th
A Wicklow artist has responded to the Repeal controversy with a mural of his own
It went up yesterday.
# Abortion
'Repeal the 8th' mural in Temple Bar removed due to planning rules
The mural has attracted around 50 complaints – but hundreds of people have sent messages supporting the display.
# Starman
People are completely taking the piss out of this dodgy David Bowie mural
A+ for sentiment. D- for likeness.
# grand designs
Amazing video shows exactly how the Galway castle mural was created
With great care.
# Hello Ladies
Pictures: The new lesbian mural placed on the side of a castle in Co Galway
The artwork, completed in recent days, is at Caherkinmonwee Castle – around 20 minutes from the city.
# Caher Castle
A new marriage equality mural with two women has gone up on a castle in Galway
It’s the same artist behind the now-iconic mural on George’s Street in Dublin.
# claddagh embrace
The rain has washed away the marriage equality mural on George's Street
# Same-Sex Marriage
19,000 sign petition calling for same-sex marriage mural NOT to be removed
The artist behind it has received a warning notice about its removal.
# planning issue
Warning letter sent calling for removal of giant same-sex marriage mural
It’s on the side of a building on South Great George’s St.
# Dublin
Calls for marriage equality mural to be removed to "give the No side justice"
The mural was erected last weekend.
# Out of this World
This Dublin artist's amazing astronaut mural is Chris Hadfield-approved
Is there higher praise than that? We don’t think so.
# yes to love
This Dublin marriage equality mural was vandalised hours after being painted
This is why we can’t have nice things.