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# Street Art

All time
# Banksy
Street artist Banksy confirms he was behind new artwork in Suffolk and Norfolk
The elusive artist posted a video to his Instagram depicting him creating the works in various locations.
# hugh lane
'Pass Freely': New Dublin street art honours lives lost to Covid-19
The mural was created by renowned street artist Asbestos.
Voices
Opinion: It's time to celebrate the women of Irish street art - they're breaking barriers for us all
Lucy Medlycott brings us the stories of female street artists in Ireland, who seek “to subvert, to question and to transform”.
# subset
'It's about freedom of expression': Inside the battle between planners and Irish street artists
Many have expressed frustration at the use of planning laws to remove street murals in recent weeks.
# 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.
# going going gone
Banksy artwork self-destructs after selling for €1.2 million at London auction
“It appears we just got Banksy-ed.”
# waterford walls
'They're reimagining the city': Artists flock to Waterford to transform its streets
As the festival expands, organisers are looking for alternative funding models to keep Waterford Walls going.
# snapshot
Rebel graffiti: A feast-your-eyes tour of Cork's street art in 12 photos
The bold and beautiful streets of the real capital.
# Love Lane
This Temple Bar alleyway has been transformed into something special...
The Love Lane street at at Crampton Court has been revamped.
# snapshot
A walking tour of Dublin's street art in 12 striking images
A colourful trek through the city.
# Street Art
Double Take: The gigantic 3D squirrel beside Tara Street station
Look up on your way to the Dart and you’ll spot this spectacular squirrel.
# street spirit
A secret tour of Irish street art... from a graffiti artist's perspective
We asked art collective Subset for the names – and pieces – to look out for on the Irish street art scene.
# 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.”
Voices
Dublin street art: 'We would work as fast as we could to avoid getting caught and arrested'
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
Over 35 temporary parklets were installed across Dublin yesterday.
# express yourself
From starting to paint in his 30s to de-stress, this Irishman's art is now on stamps in Australia
Fin Dac didn’t discover his love for painting until he went through a particularly hard time in his personal life during his 30s.
# George's Quay
An incredible sculpture made entirely out of rubbish has popped up on Dublin's quays
It’s made out of stuff like car parts, bike wheels, and plastic fencing.
# bordalo ii
This amazing sculpture made entirely out of rubbish has gone up on George's Quay in Dublin
It’s made out of stuff like car parts, bike wheels, and plastic fencing.
# walled off
Banksy opens hotel in Israel... with 'worst view in the world'
The secretive street artist opened the hotel which stands just four metres from the Separation Wall – with all rooms commanding the same view.
# a new hope
A wonderful mural in tribute to Carrie Fisher has just popped up in Dublin
It’s our girl Leia.
# maser loves you
11 times Maser brightened up the streets of Dublin
Maser <3 you.
# Street Art
This Repeal mural by Maser has just gone up in Temple Bar
The mural now sits on the Project Arts Centre.
# sponsored by campo viejo
8 of the best pieces of street art around Ireland
Iconic, ironic or just beautiful. Check them out.
# Starman
People are completely taking the piss out of this dodgy David Bowie mural
A+ for sentiment. D- for likeness.
# eat it banksy
16 pieces of graffiti only Irish people will truly appreciate
Important.
# no good punks
PHOTOS: 80-something graffiti artists hit the streets in Portugal
“It’s good to keep learning until you die.”
# galway's on my mind
16 Galway secrets everyone should know
What a city.
# 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.
# Street Art
A massive same-sex marriage mural appeared overnight in Dublin city
It was inspired by the painting Meeting on the Turret Stairs.
# Marriage equality
While you were sleeping, this massive marriage equality mural went up on George's Street
Joe Caslin worked through the night to produce the piece.
# yes equality
A massive marriage equality mural is going up on George's St tonight
Artist Joe Caslin has a big job ahead.
# Let it rain
Rain-activated street art is exactly what Ireland needs
We have all the raw ingredients to make this work.
# live and love
This iconic piece of Dublin street art has been taken down
The Maser piece was taken down this morning.
# Street Art
Marvel comics artist picks his Ireland XI for new mural on show in Cork city centre
Wait, is that Jason McAteer…?
# lowest form of wit
9 of the most sarcastic things that have ever happened
*rolls eyes*
# Street Art
Ireland's answer to Banksy has finally arrived
They’re a bit naughty though. NSFW.
# Street Art
It's all right, everyone - Banksy hasn't been arrested
It was all a hoax. A hoax that fooled a lot of people.
# writing on the wall
11 of the cheekiest bits of graffiti spotted around Ireland
Never leave a gas ticket alone with a marker.