THE IRISH TIMES - Temple Bar’s Icon Walk celebrates Irish female writers.

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Lady Gregory, Countess Markievicz, Eva Gore-Booth, Kate O’Brien, Edna O’Brien, Teresa Deevy and Maria Edgeworth are honoured in Dublin as part of the Female Writers section of The Icon Walk.


I’m a bit in love with The Icon Factory at the moment. I mean, what is not to love about a tiny group of individuals, who, with virtually no money and certainly no official backing, took on and transformed half a dozen lanes at the top end of Temple Bar, just by the Hard Rock Café, that were once littered with dirty syringes, excrement and the general skuzzy detritus of urban abandonment, and turned them into living art installations featuring some of Ireland’s favourite Icons, old and new, with a shop and an exhibition space – all artists welcome – see attached article:

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