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Summer Renovation with the Starbucks team- Bedford Lane

Summer Renovation with the Starbucks team- Bedford Lane

What an amazing team! Thank you to the Starbucks volunteers for your time, enthusiasm, and also your energy – painting of the lanes completed in 2 hours only! It is an everyday challenge to keep these lanes clean and despite our best efforts, they need a complete make-over every year. The Icon Factory really appreciates more »

Internship Opportunities at The Icon Factory Art Gallery

Internship Opportunities at The Icon Factory Art Gallery

The Icon Factory established an Internship Programme. Internships run for a six month period. Interns work part-time for 3 days a week and will gain experience in the running of an art gallery and cultural project. This role is open to all interested parties, people with a background in the arts or those who wish more »

Gallery Renovations 2015

Gallery Renovations 2015

The Icon Project got some good news recently. After careful negotiation, we have managed to lower our basic expenses for being here which released funding that now allows us to start some renovation works and expand and improve our exhibition area. As a charity, The Icon Project has a precarious existence in these tough times, more »

MA in Geography – National University of Ireland Maynooth

MA in Geography – National University of Ireland Maynooth

The Icon Factory & The Icon Walk were officially invited to be one of the partners in new MA in Geography by National University of Ireland Maynooth . Aga Szot, as a representative of the Icon Project attended the launch of the new MA program and were included in a discussion panel with other partners more »

Annual Culture Night

Annual Culture Night

Join us on The Icon Walk, a guided tour which begins at 6pm. (Meeting point : The Icon Factory, Aston Place). The gallery will also be open with its current exhibition where people can meet exhibiting artists who will share the background to their work. The Icon Factory has participated in past Culture Nights and more »

Temple Bar Night Market

Temple Bar Night Market

The Icon Factory will now be participating in the Temple Bar Night Market. The Night Market will be held every Wednesday evening from 3pm until 8pm throughout June, July, and August. We will be setting up our stall so please come out and take a look at some of the wonderful work we have reproduced more »

American Ireland Fund

American Ireland Fund

A great day at The Icon Factory and The Icon Walk. We received a very welcome visit from Rachel Alabiso C.C.O of The American Ireland Fund and a camera crew. Rachel came all the way from Boston to film The Icon Project for their annual Magazine, sent to philanthropists and organizations in 10 countries.The Icon more »

Fleetwood Paint Donation

Fleetwood Paint Donation

Fleetwood Paints kindly donated ‘Weather Guard’ vibrant and energetic paint! With a few glimpses of sunshine and some hard work The Icon Factory team started the revamp of The Icon Walk.  We here at The Icon Factory are ecstatic to have this wonderful donation and will continue our objective of keeping the lanes clean and more »

TOURIST WALK DUBLIN

TOURIST WALK DUBLIN

The Icon Factory loves to make new friends, new connections, and introduce these fellow travelers on the hard road of promoting a more cared for planet to our friends. The Icon Factory had the great pleasure of  participating in The Gathering Night of Tourist Walk, Dublin. Four  brothers: Brendan, Michael, Donal, Oisin, four musicians, great people and their great project; called more »

The Icon Walk has been endorsed by the UNESCO office

The Icon Walk has been endorsed by the UNESCO office

The Icon Walk has been endorsed by the UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) City of Literature office as an important site for the celebration of Irish literary talent and culture. This is a unique honour and we are deeply grateful! We would like to use this opportunity to expand the foot print more »

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