Icon Factory

Icon Factory

We are delighted that 'Heroes' Seán Lennon's exhibition of paintings and drawings - along with a new series of lockdown work - is to open at The Icon Factory on the 24th of July.

German journalist Günther Michels took time out of his recent trip to Ireland in March to find our more about The Icon Walk & The Icon Factory by interviewing long-term volunteer and mural artist Kevin Bohan about his past, present and his large scale paintings.

 

German journalist Günther Michels took time out of his recent trip to Ireland in March to find our more about The Icon Walk & The Icon Factory by interviewing resident artist and manager of the project Aga Szot.

The IRISH TIMES asks tourists out and about on the street questions about Irish Culture. "We might like to see Ireland as a cultural beacon, but not all tourists share this view, as Una Mullally, discovers in Temple Bar".

RTE, Ireland's National Television and Radio Broadcaster talks about the “Walk of Fame" opening in Dublin.

The famous Australian travel guide LONELY PLANET published an article about The Icon Factory & The Icon Walk introducing it as an "Arts Centre in Temple Bar" and one of the main cultural attractions to do in Dublin.

SPOTTED BY LOCAL, Article  by Lucie Ryan Donnelly about The Icon Project as THE LARGEST OPEN-AIR INSTALLATION IN IRELAND.

The Icon Factory is a not-for-profit charity that is staffed by contemporary artists and passionate volunteers. 

Faye Strawn wrote a great article about The Icon Factoy and The Icon Walk in the Metro Eireann in 2014:  "Artist co-op seeks to clean up Temple Bar's dingier corners" :

One of the most famous Fench Tour Guides, LE ROUTARD writes about The Icon Walk & The Icon Factory. The Icon Walk received two out of three stars. 

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WHERE IS THE ICON FACTORY AND THE ICON WALK?
Temple Bar, Dublin 2 – Just off Fleet Street (Behind the Temple Bar Hotel, The Hard Rock Cafe and The Morgan Hotel)
Look For – Aston Place, Bedford Lane and Price’s Lane for the Icon Walk.