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].
THE HEART OF STONEYBATTER [PAINT-A-BOX STREET ART PLUS A REPURPOSED PHONE KIOSK]
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The phone kiosk houses the defibrillator which can deliver a life-saving electric shock to a victim of cardiac arrest. The installation is located on Aughrim street at Stoneybatter Green and is the first in Dublin to be established by the Heart of Ireland project.
When you approach the defibrillator box, you're asked to dial 999. Once you dial 999 you'll be put through to the ambulance service. The ambulance service will give you the PIN number over the phone and they'll dispatch a paramedic to the scene as well. If you need assistance working the defibrillator, that will be given over the phone until you're joined by the paramedic."
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