Artists Wanted for Dún Laoghaire Street Art Project General News Wednesday, January 6, 2021 DLR COUNTY We’re looking for artists to get involved in the Dún Laoghaire Street Art Project. The first project of its kind in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown, it aims to create an open-air art gallery in Dún Laoghaire town, using its walls and doorways as a canvas to showcase the best of urban street art. Initially conceived of as a way to brighten up urban areas and encourage footfall, the Project can perhaps take on a new life in the context of COVID-19. When it comes to fruition in summer 2021, we hope that it might reflect a move towards brighter days, and with it bring an optimism that has been difficult for many to maintain over the last year. We are now inviting interested artists to submit their proposals for consideration. All the details are here – please note that the closing date for receipt of proposals is 5pm on Wednesday, February 24th, 2021. Expressions of interest are also sought from parties interested in managing the Dún Laoghaire Street Art Project. Further information is available from the Economic Development Unit at [email protected].
Brunswick street North is situated only a few minutes’ walk from Capel Street, Parnell Square, Jervis Street and Smithfield and within walking distance of DIT Bolton Street, Blackhall Place and the Four Courts. There are many cafes and restaurants nearby.
Laid out in 1766 and formerly known as Channel Row after a channel which connected with the nearby Bradogue River. Now mainly apartment blocks developed on the site of three of Dublin’s most historic hospitals: the Brunswick, the Richmond and the Hardwicke. Each of the three hospitals specialised in different disciplines and were closed in the 1980s with the opening of the Beaumont Hospital near Glasnevin.
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