Dublin Pro-Equality Mural Gets Vandalised Just Hours After Completion

A pro-marriage equality mural by Jess Tobin at the Bernard Shaw in Portobello has been defaced by vandals just hours afters its completion.

The marriage equality mural

Just hours after artist Jess Tobin finished a mural for marriage equality at the Bernard Shaw in Portobello, it it was defaced by vandals.

The mural, which is a part of the Walls of Equality project lead by artists Will St. Leger in the run up to the marriage equality referendum, was ruined with black spray paint only a few hours after the painting was completed yesterday.



Unfortunately, this is the second time in the one week that a pro-equality mural was defaced in Dublin. The incredible mural erected by Joe Caslin on George’s Street last weekend, which no doubt dominated your newsfeeds, was egged just one day after it was put up.

( Images: Twitter )
( Images: Twitter )

However, artists involved in the project are not discouraged and more murals will be revealed in the coming weeks at Pantibar, The George and the Project Arts Theatre and more.

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