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New murals take up Ireland’s mythological past

Large murals are popping up across Drogheda as part of a new public urban art trail.

The trail, which will also include an audio tour, will showcase the murals on buildings across the town of Co Louth, depicting some of the region’s famous Irish myths and legends.

The multidisciplinary public arts program Drawda was produced by the Droichead Arts Center and Love Drogheda Bid (Business Improvement District) in association with the Louth County Council Arts Office.

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A mural of Salmon of Knowledge and the Story of Fionn MacCumhaill by local artist Ciarán Dunlevy as part of the DRAWDA Urban Art Trail features six large-scale murals in Drogheda depicting myths and legends of the region, along with an audio tour. Visit Droichead.com or LoveDrogheda.ie for more information. Picture date: Saturday April 30, 2022. PA Photo. See PA Story IRISH Murals. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The project was curated by artists Dee Walsh and Brian Hegarty.

At the heart of Drawda will be an urban art trail featuring six outdoor murals across the city by local, national and international artists including The Salmon of Knowledge and The Story of Fionn MacCumhaill by local artist Ciaran Dunlevy at the Fitzwilliam Court building on Dyer street .

Other murals include Etain, the heroine by Tochmarc Etaine, by Dutch artist Nina Valkhoff, in Meat Market Lane, and Boann, Goddess of the Boyne, by Spanish artist Lula Goce, in Abbey Lane.

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A mural of Dagda, leader of the Tuatha Dé Danann by French artist Russ as part of the DRAWDA Urban Art Trail features six large-scale murals in Drogheda depicting myths and legends of the region, as well as an audio tour. Visit Droichead.com or LoveDrogheda.ie for more information. Picture date: Saturday April 30, 2022. PA Photo. See PA Story IRISH Murals. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Other works include The Morrigan, Goddess of War, by Northern Irish artist Friz, in Bolton Street, Dagda, Leader of the Tuatha De Danann, by French artist Russ, in Lawrence Street, and Amergin, Leader and Bard of the Milesians, by The French Artist Aero at the harbor wall of Drogheda.

Drawda will include an outreach program involving students from 19 schools and second-level educational institutions across the region.

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