Opening on May the 19th The Icon Factory is delighted to host an exhibition of hand-crafted copper engravings by craftsman and artisan John Farrell. John created Junior’s Celtic Copper Revival in 2011 with the intention of helping to bring back a lost art which due to machinery was being lost. Hand engraving on copper is more »
OPENING at 6pm 24th of February until 9pm The Icon Factory is delighted to announce the first exhibition for 2017, CONFIGURATIONS by Iwona Kręciwilk. Iwona Kręciwilk is an Polish artist living in Dublin for the last ten years. Iwona studied ceramics at the Art Częstochowa high school. In 2001 Iwona graduated with a Masters more »
WHO IS (WAS) MARGARET BARRY? THE QUEEN OF IRISH MUSIC, I WOULD ANSWER. EXHIBITION – Sat 28th & Sun 29th 12pm – 6pm ALL WEEKEND – At THE ICON FACTORY – FREE ENTRY Free open installation all weekend. Long overdue is a study of the role the travelling community played in preserving much of what remains more »
A CUT ABOVE THE REST NAVY CUT – Sat 28th \ 2pm – 3:30pm ENTRY: Free at THE ICON FACTORY We bring you the sensational Irish traditional music powerhouse that is NAVY CUT. Featuring four talented musicians; Eamonn Travers on the piano, Fiachra Meek on pipes, Ryan McCauley on banjo and Darragh Brannigan on guitar. more »
HEROES OF THE HARP Alannah Thornburgh – Fri 27th \ 6pm – 7:30pm ENTRY: Free at THE ICON FACTORY Alannah Thornburgh will perform on the most beloved of our traditional Irish instruments; the harp. Alannah will share her talent and passion for Irish harp music playing a selection of traditional Irish classics.
CONTEMPORARY /TRADITIONAL Peter Kelly and Jamie Bishop – Thurs 26th \ 6.30pm – 8.00pm ENTRY: Free at THE ICON FACTORY Singers, songwriters and musicians, Peter Kelly and Jamie Bishop will perform an acoustic set, music from their own extensive repertoire coupled with their interpretation of many traditional airs and songs that continue to inspire them. more »
OLD IS THE NEW NEW ÉLAN – Wed 25th \ 6:30pm – 8pm ENTRY: Free at THE ICON FACTORY Think you know Trad? Listen to Élan and hear it again for the first time; now it has muscles. Hailing from counties Monaghan and Cavan, a fresh off-the-block Irish band who play new high energy traditional more »
We have loads of great performances coming ups this week and an exhibition on Margaret Barry, Queen Of The Gypsies and Ireland’s number one original street-singer… ENTRY IS FREE. Performers: OLD IS THE NEW NEW Featuring: Élan – Wed 25th \ 6:30pm – 8pm – MORE INFO Click Here: CONTEMPORARY /TRADITIONAL Featuring: Peter Kelly and more »
JANUARY SALES START THIS WEEK AT THE ICON FACTORY. Reductions on selected A2 Icon A2 Posters and selected T-Shirts. All sales-donations go towards keeping our non-profit artist co-operative open and running.