Iarnród Éireann tweetz:
Our piano [at Pearse Street Train Station] will be out of action for some time due to extensive mindless vandalism.
Murphy Piano Tuning is currently working to get it back to its former glory.
O’Connell Bridge, Dublin 1.
Davide Martello, also known as Klavierkunst is a German pianist of Italian descent. He is known for travelling around conflict zones to play his baby grand piano, which he tows behind his bicycle using a powered trailer.
Martello has been recognised by the European parliament for his “outstanding contribution to European cooperation and the promotion of common values”.According to his website his aim is to play in every capital of the world.
Top pic via Davide/ second pic via Donny Keane
— Dublin Airport (@DublinAirport) December 21, 2018
At Dublin Airport.
TV3’s Virgin Media’s Political Correspondent Gavan Reilly plays piano in the arrivals lounge of Dublin Airport. Take That, RTÉ
Earlier: Home Is Where The Arf Is
Pearse Street train station, Pearse Street, Dublin 2.
Anita Tansey asks:
Why provide a piano?
Acclaimed 94 year old Kiwi jazz musician Julian ‘Golden Ears’ Lee who has been blind since birth, plays piano for the first time since suffering a stroke several years ago, accompanied by fellow jazzman James Morrisson in a rendition of Ella Fitzgerald’s “After You’ve Gone.”
Improbable Worlds: an antique piano almost bisected but for one remaining wishbone of wood connecting the two halves. How artist Maskull Lasserre did it – considering the fragility of the wishbone and the weight of the piano – is anyone’s guess.
Very carefully, we’d hazard.
More of his work here.