Why can't we have nice things?
The street art in Dublin is what makes the city come alive. Without it, we would have boring grey walls and a very dull city.
We've already seen the likes of the Stormzy mural in Smithfield being taken down and next up could be the iconic Horse Boy mural.
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Thank you for removing @stormzy , it has made Dublin a better place. Your reaction to public art has been the catalyst for the #greyareaproject. Since the projects inception there has been over 60 art pieces produced in our city by a variety of incredible artists. So far the project has raised over €5,000.00 (peanuts we know) but we hope to make that €50,000.00 before the end of 2018. Tickets to Grey Area Exhibition II are available (link in the bio). All proceeds go to @ichhdublin.
It comes after Dublin City Council ruled that it needs planning permission to stay in place. This means that An Bord Pleanála will now rule on whether or not it will remain.
From previous situations like this, it looks like the mural will have to be taken down.
Subset has now set up a petition to combat this and you can sign it here.