Artist of the moment…..Street artist Will St. Leger » will

‘Famine & Byrne’

(Dublin, Sun 7th Dec) Street artist Will St Leger’s new stencil entitled ‘Famine & Byrne’ takes on the current credit crunch. The outdoor piece parodies the well-known famine figures in Dublin with modern life additions. Will says, “This recession is hitting everyone, I want to put a smile on people’s faces”

Pic Martin Maher 087-2565705 No repro fee

The stencil is situated along the Luas line at indie art gallery, ‘thisisnotshop’ on Benburb street. A limited number of St Leger’s ‘Famine & Byrne’ prints go on sale this week for only €20 each

Note to Editors:

Will St Leger, is a 36-year-old Dublin based, Irish ‘Artivist’
Mobile: 087 742 3821 Email:

Previous Street Art Interventions:

In April 2008, Will filled Molly Malone statue with £50,000 of fake money depicting the face of former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern. Link-> Bertie Bailout

In April 2007, Will hit the headlines by placing 100 fake ‘landmines’ made from stenciled enamel plates in five parks around Dublin to highlight International Day Landmine Awareness Day. Link-> 100 Landmines in Dublin

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