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Dublin's Statues To Get Head-Turning Makeover.


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Some of Dublin's most iconic statues are set to get a makeover across the next week, as part of The Dublin Fringe Festival 2018.

The sculptures will be brought to life by Acclaimed hat maker Margaret O’Connor, as she designs hats for the heads of some of the capitals sitting icons, with inspiration bring drawn from the lives of her subjects. 

 
 
 
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#Sneek #Peek Let’s go wild for Wilde Dublin fringe festival 2018 @dublinfringefest #SPITFIREBIRD Dates - Sep 08 - 16 Tickets Free Venue: The streets of Dublin: map available to do #Spitfirebird tour. This guy...... Oscar Wilde Dublin’s statues are getting a head-turning makeover. Acclaimed hat maker Margaret O’Connor is taking her haute couture creations to the streets as she designs bespoke hats for the heads of some of our city’s icons. Drawing inspiration from the lives of the statues' subjects, O’Connor’s decadent and mischievous street art millinery will make you look twice at some familiar landmarks and help you discover new ones. PHOTO BY @taineking a big thanks to both Taine and @18gallons for been part of the team! https://www.tainekingphotography.com/ http://fringefest.com/festival/whats-on/spitfire-bird #spitfirebird #dublinfringe Supported by Dublin City Council and the Little Flower Farm @thelittleirishflowerfarm thelittleirishflowerfarm #margaret0connor #taineking #dublinfringe #lovedublinfringe #margaretoconnor #2018 #oscarwilde #statues #hats #art #letsgowildforwilde Táine King Photographer #oscar #wilde #taineking #tainekingphotography #tainekingphoto #táinekingphotographer

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This mischievous street art will make you look twice at some familiar landmarks and help you discover new ones.

Some of the iconic figures set to get a makeover include:

- Molly Malone
- Oscar Wilde Memorial Sculpture
- Four Angels Fountain
- Constance Markievicz
- Sir John Gray Monument
- William Smith O’Brien
- Daniel O’Connell
- The Kiss
- Anna Livia

 


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