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'It's about freedom of expression': Inside the battle between planners and Irish street artists
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'It's about freedom of expression': Inside the battle between planners and Irish street artists

Sep 8th 2019, 12:05 AM 15,156 Views 31 Comments

Many have expressed frustration at the use of planning laws to remove street murals in recent weeks.

'We'd obviously like to see the piece remain': Artists petition to retain Smithfield's Horseboy mural
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'We'd obviously like to see the piece remain': Artists petition to retain Smithfield's Horseboy mural

Aug 17th 2019, 8:30 AM 13,480 Views 14 Comments

The popular Horseboy mural is located just north of the Liffey in Smithfield.

Planning battle after tenant told he needs permission for Smithfield's Horseboy mural
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Planning battle after tenant told he needs permission for Smithfield's Horseboy mural

Aug 15th 2019, 6:10 AM 32,709 Views 21 Comments

The case has been referred to An Bord Pleanála, with the owner seeking to have the mural removed.

Banksy artwork self-destructs after selling for €1.2 million at London auction
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# Going Going Gone

Banksy artwork self-destructs after selling for €1.2 million at London auction

Oct 6th 2018, 11:28 AM 69,826 Views 56 Comments

“It appears we just got Banksy-ed.”

'They're reimagining the city': Artists flock to Waterford to transform its streets
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'They're reimagining the city': Artists flock to Waterford to transform its streets

Aug 24th 2018, 6:30 AM 16,700 Views 11 Comments

As the festival expands, organisers are looking for alternative funding models to keep Waterford Walls going.

Rebel graffiti: A feast-your-eyes tour of Cork's street art in 12 photos
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Rebel graffiti: A feast-your-eyes tour of Cork's street art in 12 photos

Jul 4th 2018, 5:00 PM 3,710 Views 2 Comments

The bold and beautiful streets of the real capital.

This Temple Bar alleyway has been transformed into something special...
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This Temple Bar alleyway has been transformed into something special...

Jun 23rd 2018, 11:30 AM 57,229 Views 10 Comments

The Love Lane street at at Crampton Court has been revamped.

A walking tour of Dublin's street art in 12 striking images
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A walking tour of Dublin's street art in 12 striking images

May 9th 2018, 4:36 PM 14,534 Views 1 Comment

A colourful trek through the city.

Double Take: The gigantic 3D squirrel beside Tara Street station
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Double Take: The gigantic 3D squirrel beside Tara Street station

May 2nd 2018, 4:49 PM 1,656 Views 0 Comments

Look up on your way to the Dart and you’ll spot this spectacular squirrel.

A secret tour of Irish street art... from a graffiti artist's perspective
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# Street Spirit

A secret tour of Irish street art... from a graffiti artist's perspective

Jan 10th 2018, 3:43 PM 12,686 Views 6 Comments

We asked art collective Subset for the names – and pieces – to look out for on the Irish street art scene.

Stormzy mural gets makeover in protest against council removal threats
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Stormzy mural gets makeover in protest against council removal threats

Nov 23rd 2017, 5:05 PM 30,904 Views 38 Comments

“We’re attempting to transform what is a negative situation for us into a catalyst for cultural change.”

Dublin street art: 'We would work as fast as we could to avoid getting caught and arrested'
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Dublin street art: 'We would work as fast as we could to avoid getting caught and arrested'

Sep 21st 2017, 7:30 PM 7,837 Views 38 Comments

Street art has emerged from the shadows and is now firmly in the mainstream, writes Dublin street artist Solus.

From parking spaces to pop-up parks: 35 new parks appeared in Dublin yesterday From TheJournal.ie

From parking spaces to pop-up parks: 35 new parks appeared in Dublin yesterday

Sep 16th 2017, 8:15 AM 20,106 Views 19 Comments

Over 35 temporary parklets were installed across Dublin yesterday.

From starting to paint in his 30s to de-stress, this Irishman's art is now on stamps in Australia
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From starting to paint in his 30s to de-stress, this Irishman's art is now on stamps in Australia

May 27th 2017, 4:00 PM 17,407 Views 12 Comments

Fin Dac didn’t discover his love for painting until he went through a particularly hard time in his personal life during his 30s.

An incredible sculpture made entirely out of rubbish has popped up on Dublin's quays
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An incredible sculpture made entirely out of rubbish has popped up on Dublin's quays

Apr 16th 2017, 3:40 PM 73,967 Views 12 Comments

It’s made out of stuff like car parts, bike wheels, and plastic fencing.

This amazing sculpture made entirely out of rubbish has gone up on George's Quay in Dublin
# Bordalo Ii
# Bordalo Ii

This amazing sculpture made entirely out of rubbish has gone up on George's Quay in Dublin

Apr 16th 2017, 9:00 AM 9,010 Views 1 Comment

It’s made out of stuff like car parts, bike wheels, and plastic fencing.

Banksy opens hotel in Israel... with 'worst view in the world'
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Banksy opens hotel in Israel... with 'worst view in the world'

Mar 3rd 2017, 10:34 PM 31,629 Views 28 Comments

The secretive street artist opened the hotel which stands just four metres from the Separation Wall – with all rooms commanding the same view.

A wonderful mural in tribute to Carrie Fisher has just popped up in Dublin
# A New Hope
# A New Hope

A wonderful mural in tribute to Carrie Fisher has just popped up in Dublin

Jan 20th 2017, 10:35 AM 4,913 Views 2 Comments

It’s our girl Leia.

11 times Maser brightened up the streets of Dublin
# Maser Loves You
# Maser Loves You

11 times Maser brightened up the streets of Dublin

Sep 9th 2016, 9:56 AM 6,144 Views 2 Comments

Maser <3 you.

This Repeal mural by Maser has just gone up in Temple Bar
# Street Art
# Street Art

This Repeal mural by Maser has just gone up in Temple Bar

Jul 9th 2016, 11:50 AM 4,430 Views 2 Comments

The mural now sits on the Project Arts Centre.

8 of the best pieces of street art around Ireland
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8 of the best pieces of street art around Ireland

Jun 10th 2016, 10:42 AM 25,604 Views 19 Comments

Iconic, ironic or just beautiful. Check them out.

People are completely taking the piss out of this dodgy David Bowie mural
# Starman
# Starman

People are completely taking the piss out of this dodgy David Bowie mural

Feb 3rd 2016, 9:58 PM 6,861 Views 2 Comments

A+ for sentiment. D- for likeness.

16 pieces of graffiti only Irish people will truly appreciate
# Eat It Banksy
# Eat It Banksy

16 pieces of graffiti only Irish people will truly appreciate

Jan 5th 2016, 1:18 PM 14,150 Views 1 Comment

Important.

PHOTOS: 80-something graffiti artists hit the streets in Portugal
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PHOTOS: 80-something graffiti artists hit the streets in Portugal

Sep 5th 2015, 5:30 PM 9,165 Views 8 Comments

“It’s good to keep learning until you die.”

16 Galway secrets everyone should know
# Galway's On My Mind
# Galway's On My Mind

16 Galway secrets everyone should know

Aug 1st 2015, 8:15 PM 52,407 Views 7 Comments

What a city.

This Dublin artist's amazing astronaut mural is Chris Hadfield-approved
# Out Of This World
# Out Of This World

This Dublin artist's amazing astronaut mural is Chris Hadfield-approved

Apr 17th 2015, 2:33 PM 5,365 Views 0 Comments

Is there higher praise than that? We don’t think so.

This Dublin marriage equality mural was vandalised hours after being painted
# Yes To Love
# Yes To Love

This Dublin marriage equality mural was vandalised hours after being painted

Apr 15th 2015, 10:30 AM 9,449 Views 9 Comments

This is why we can’t have nice things.

A massive same-sex marriage mural appeared overnight in Dublin city
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A massive same-sex marriage mural appeared overnight in Dublin city

Apr 11th 2015, 12:08 PM 72,806 Views 464 Comments

It was inspired by the painting Meeting on the Turret Stairs.

While you were sleeping, this massive marriage equality mural went up on George's Street
# Marriage Equality
# Marriage Equality

While you were sleeping, this massive marriage equality mural went up on George's Street

Apr 11th 2015, 10:40 AM 9,985 Views 4 Comments

Joe Caslin worked through the night to produce the piece.

A massive marriage equality mural is going up on George's St tonight
# Yes Equality
# Yes Equality

A massive marriage equality mural is going up on George's St tonight

Apr 10th 2015, 10:15 AM 11,590 Views 1 Comment

Artist Joe Caslin has a big job ahead.

Rain-activated street art is exactly what Ireland needs
# Let It Rain
# Let It Rain

Rain-activated street art is exactly what Ireland needs

Mar 26th 2015, 4:32 PM 3,521 Views 0 Comments

We have all the raw ingredients to make this work.

This iconic piece of Dublin street art has been taken down
# Live And Love
# Live And Love

This iconic piece of Dublin street art has been taken down

Feb 20th 2015, 4:57 PM 5,496 Views 1 Comment

The Maser piece was taken down this morning.

Marvel comics artist picks his Ireland XI for new mural on show in Cork city centre
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Marvel comics artist picks his Ireland XI for new mural on show in Cork city centre

Jan 15th 2015, 5:00 PM 19,288 Views 22 Comments

Wait, is that Jason McAteer…?

9 of the most sarcastic things that have ever happened
# Lowest Form Of Wit
# Lowest Form Of Wit

9 of the most sarcastic things that have ever happened

Nov 19th 2014, 9:30 PM 40,821 Views 15 Comments

*rolls eyes*

Ireland's answer to Banksy has finally arrived
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# Street Art

Ireland's answer to Banksy has finally arrived

Nov 8th 2014, 2:00 PM 8,430 Views 5 Comments

They’re a bit naughty though. NSFW.

It's all right, everyone - Banksy hasn't been arrested
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# Street Art

It's all right, everyone - Banksy hasn't been arrested

Oct 20th 2014, 2:47 PM 9,797 Views 0 Comments

It was all a hoax. A hoax that fooled a lot of people.

11 of the cheekiest bits of graffiti spotted around Ireland
# Writing On The Wall
# Writing On The Wall

11 of the cheekiest bits of graffiti spotted around Ireland

Sep 4th 2014, 9:31 PM 75,306 Views 48 Comments

Never leave a gas ticket alone with a marker.

17 of the best examples of Irish street art
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# Street Art

17 of the best examples of Irish street art

Aug 24th 2014, 9:30 AM 42,065 Views 23 Comments

Street art! Get your street art!

Groups of young men across the country are creating street art, but why?
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# Our Nation's Sons

Groups of young men across the country are creating street art, but why?

Jun 28th 2014, 10:30 AM 12,939 Views 17 Comments

The project was created by Irish artist Joe Caslin.

7 surprisingly creative acts of election poster vandalism
# Art Attack
# Art Attack

7 surprisingly creative acts of election poster vandalism

May 20th 2014, 6:00 PM 49,370 Views 81 Comments

These folks take the well-worn “fake moustache” idea and throw it out the window.

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