These were among the issues that Dublin city councillors discussed at a recent meeting of their arts, culture, leisure and recreation committee.
The aim is to focus on art that is relevant to the local area, not “parachuted-in”, said City Arts Officer Ray Yeates.
The blue crane that stands proudly at Dublin Port isn’t just any crane. It’s Crane 292. And it has a history.
Residents across the north-east inner city have seen a few new murals lately, with more to come: €80,000 has been set aside by Dublin City Council.
You might have noticed the large arches disappear from a corner of St Stephen’s Green.
Many of Dublin’s cultural institutions buy and display public art works without any input from Dubliners, raising questions about whether they should get more of a say.
More than 10 years after the idea of a statue of folk singer Luke Kelly was put forward and approved, there are now potentially two on offer.
Projects should “add to the distinctiveness of the area, whether to do with its past history, or with emerging and prominent future”.
Applications are open for a project to decorate, with themed art, the paving stones that run from town through the Liberties.
When College Green is reordered, where should its statues be moved to? Frank McDonald has some ideas.