Brendan Behan's poster on a Dublin alley wall has a message you might want to send to the Minnesota legislature, or the U.S. Congress: "I have a total irreverence for anything connected with society except that which makes the road safer, the beer stronger, the food cheaper and the old men and old women warmer in the winter and happier in the summer." Roads, anyone ? Food stamps ? Heating assistance ?
Aga Szot, one of the artists of The Icon Factory, speaks to TRAVEL TV about Temple Bar, The Icon Walk and The Icon Factory.
EL MUNDO - Brazilian Blog celebrates "La factoría de los iconos"
Vagando con rumbo incierto por las calles de Dublín, al más puro estilo Leopold Bloom, uno llega sin querer hasta el mural erigido en el nombre de su creador, James Joyce, en los callejones ruinosos y sombríos de Temple Bar.
(Wandering uncertainly through the streets of Dublin, in true Leopold Bloom style, one accidentally reaches the mural erected in the name of its creator, James Joyce, in the dilapidated and shady alleys of Temple Bar.)
VIDA NA IRLANDA - Conhecendo a Irlanda (Knowing Ireland) : The Icon Factory. A great article by Tarsila Krüseo of Brazilian/Irish Blog - VIDA NA IRLANDA
VIDA NA IRLANDA semana passada foi inaugurada na área do Temple Bar uma iniciativa muito bacana chamada The Icon Factory.
(Last week a very cool initiative called The Icon Factory opened in the Temple Bar area.)
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" :
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".