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Tuesday 5 December 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Graffiti

This year
Antisemitic graffiti spotted in Tramore town before being removed by council
Gardaí said there was no active investigation ongoing.
'Please don't' message painted on Molly Malone statue - but tourists undeterred
The bronze statue on Dublin’s Suffolk Street was vandalised in an apparent protest against tourists grabbing the fictional fishmongers’ breasts.
'Grave concern' for Ireland's national heritage sites as vandalism is on the rise
A report by
Jamie McCarron
Significant monuments that have been targeted this year include the Glendalough Deerstone and Tara’s Stone of Destiny.
Many sites have been targeted, including perhaps the country's most famous stone: the Lia Fáil at the Hill of Tara.
Illegal metal detecting, damage to stone structures and instances of graffiti are all increasing.
A ghostly Famine-era village and a Pirate Queen castle: Put Achill on your 'to-do' list
One for the weekend: A trip around the historic Beara peninsula
Last year
Police in the North treat graffiti aimed at actor James Nesbitt as a hate crime
The actor recently delivered a keynote address at an Ireland’s Future event in the 3Arena.
Gardaí identify two suspects over €250k worth of graffiti damage to Dart carriages
One man has previously been arrested for questioning over a number of incidents of criminal damage.
All time
Three men arrested over graffiti damage of train at Dublin station
Gardaí were on patrol in the area on Sunday as part of an ongoing operation to target groups vandalising carriages.
Graffiti in English and German found on Auschwitz barracks
Museum officials characterised some of the graffiti as anti-Semitic and echoing phrases used by Holocaust deniers.
Man and woman charged after government building in Dublin city covered in graffiti
Graffiti was daubed on the front of Iveagh House, the headquarters of the Department of Foreign Affairs, earlier today.
Belfast graffiti threatening Leo Varadkar investigated as hate crime
The graffiti was written on a wall in Belfast between last night and this morning.
Extinction Rebellion protester held in prison after refusing to stay out of Trinity College Dublin
The man has accused Trinity College of not tackling climate change.
Graffiti painted on Copenhagen’s Little Mermaid statue
The statue was created in tribute to Danish storyteller Hans Christian Andersen.
London synagogue and shops daubed in anti-Semitic graffiti on Hanukkah
The Jewish holy symbol alongside the numbers “9 11” was spray-painted in red and purple on several premises.
'Blatant disrespect': David Attenborough mural vandalised with 'climate hoax' graffiti
Dublin City Council ordered the removal of the mural early this year.
Banksy in Tokyo? City takes a closer look at graffiti resembling artist's work
The drawing of a rat holding an umbrella was sprayed near a monorail station in Toykyo.
From wild horses to Elvis: A tour of Galway street art in 11 photos
A concise guide to the imagery around the City of Tribes.
Banksy 'blitzes' Paris with graffiti murals commemorating 1968 student revolt
Stencilled images in the style of the mysterious British graffiti star began appearing on walls across the French capital last week.
Famous graffiti wall behind Bernard Shaw pub to be demolished to make way for 260-flat complex
A Dublin street artist has suggested preserving the wall in some way, by assigning another one nearby for artists’ use.
Man daubed house with 'abusive graffiti' after earlier punching partner in the face
The man fled the scene after the attack was later seen emerging from the house with a paintbrush.
€1 million spent on graffiti removal in Dublin city every year - but it's not disappearing fast
The south east area of the city received the most complaints about graffiti every year.
Pig's head left at door of Islamic Centre in Down
There were also two cases of graffiti that are being treated as hate crimes.
Abraham Lincoln Memorial defaced in Washington DC
The graffiti appeared to say ‘F*** law’.
Two huge 'Banksy-like' Trump murals appear on West Bank barrier
The new graffiti is just a few meters from Banksy’s Palestinian hotel.
A slip of the tongue is fuelling speculation on Banksy's real identity
An interview with DJ Goldie has people wondering if the artist is in fact Robert Del Naja of Massive Attack.
Dublin gay bar The George vandalised with homophobic, Nazi graffiti
The graffiti was first reported just after 10am this morning.
Ellen Page is shooting a film in Dublin and just spotted some brilliant graffiti
“Love your queer kids.”
This grafitti upgrade in Bandon is a thing of beauty
Rírá agus…
Joe Caslin is back with a stunning new mural in Waterford in aid of Pieta House
Joe has done it again.
This Repeal mural by Maser has just gone up in Temple Bar
The mural now sits on the Project Arts Centre.
15 bits of graffiti that prove Irish people are sound out
A Game of Thrones fan in Dublin made some edits to this anti-British graffiti
Resist Bolton rule.
13 times Irish people proved they are the best in the world at graffiti
Someone in Cork is drawing elaborate outfits on election posters
Banksy, is that you?
Someone in Cork is drawing elaborate outfits on election posters
Banksy, is that you?
Jewish extremists vandalise church where Virgin Mary is said to have died
The graffiti included threats of violence, messages degrading Jesus and a call for Christians to “go to hell”.
This lovely David Bowie artwork just appeared on a Dublin street
There’s a Starmaaaan….
This lovely David Bowie artwork just appeared on a Dublin street
There’s a Starmaaaan….
16 pieces of graffiti only Irish people will truly appreciate
Racist graffiti sprayed on building opposite Immigrant Council of Ireland
The Immigrant Coucil said vandalising a building site at the height of storm Frank shows the mentality of those behind the act.
Iconic Windmill Lane graffiti wall to be auctioned off for Movember
U2, the Rolling Stones and Sinéad O’Connor all recorded at the studio.
Across Paris graffiti artists send message of defiance to attackers
The attacks earlier this month left 130 dead and hundreds more injured.