The Billboard Of Love

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Gala Bingo hall, Ballyfermot Road, Ballyfermot, Dublin before (top) and after (above) the positive bill-sticking.

Declan writes:

“The Ballyfermot Chapelizod Partnership have taken over the billboards on the side of the GALA Bingo Hall – they’ve been falling apart for years. The plan is to create a permanent poster based on ideas from the locals – old stories, pictures, slogans and that. Students from BCFE [Ballyfermot College Of Further Education] will help us design the pieces.

Maser was good enough to grant us the use of his U ARE ALIVE piece to kick start the project and we are trying to get a decent profile on Facebook [link below] so that some of the local shops will find it easier to help us with the funding…”

Up close?

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Maser’s life affirming handiwork in detail.

And not for the first time…

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Related: Meanwhile On Grantham Street

Gala Billboard (Facebook)

(Pix: Declan, Oisín Kane)

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10 thoughts on “The Billboard Of Love

  1. Sancho

    It’s missing the asterix… Somebody should be fired for that kind of mistake! I mean, they had one job- copy the old sign… I just dont know… :)

    But, yeah, I like the sentiment.

  2. Alan Doyle

    Some classical music would go down a treat too!! think a college did something similar in Glasgow to reduce graffiti..

    1. Jack Charlton

      They both use paint and walls and everything!

      I think Maser’s stuff is really great. G’wan.

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