How urban art is transforming Irish streets
11th October 2019
Urban artists are taking to the streets of Irish cities, with impressive pieces popping up in Limerick, Dublin, Cork and Galway. In fact, urban art is becoming so widespread in Ireland that it has prompted walking tours, exhibitions, and street art festivals (like Draw Out!).
Ireland is brimming with beautiful street art – here are some examples that might just make you look at your city a little differently.
ACHES is an Irish graffiti writer and muralist who has been painting a diverse range of work across Ireland and beyond. This piece was created as part of the Waterford Walls festival this year.
Fintan Magee, Limerick
Fintan Magee is an award-winning artist with work on buildings all over the world, including this piece in Limerick city
For Draw Out’s 2014 project, Maser converted a derelict petrol station in Limerick city into a transformative installation.
Subset is a collective of Dublin based artists, from various fields, exploring several mediums. Best known for their Stormzy mural at Smithfield in 2017, they’ve also brought us other notable pieces such as Horseboy.