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Ireland Protests In Photos: Art Inspired By Fear And Loathing

THE new troubles in Ireland are inspiring graffiti artists and art lovers (the Bank of Ireland art auction is underway). Dublin Artist ADW has daubed a wall with a picture depicting Minister for Finance Brian Lenihan and Taoiseach Brian Cowen as the Blues Brothers. They should like it – the Blues Brothers win in the end.

They may less like the violence, such as the word “TRAITOR” painted on the broken windows of Fianna Fail Transport Minister Noel Dempsey TD’s constituency office in Trim, Meath.

But, then, the political elite are alright – their company cars and police outriders have managed to escape the cuts. The masses will be kept at bay…

Posted: 24th, November 2010 | In: Politicians | Comment