DRAWDA | Urban Art Audio Trail

  • 31st Dec 2023
  • 09:00
  • Drogheda Town
For more information on this event please contact 041 98 33946

DRAWDA | Embracing our mythological past

Six murals that focus on key figures and moments from mythology, with Audio Trail! Pick up your printed map from Droichead Arts Centre, Love Drogheda BIDS or local business'; or view it digitally online HERE. Then, take a stroll throughout Drogheda following the trail, and use your smart device to scan the code and listen to the mythological stories behind the murals!

The trail includes: Fionn MacCumhaill and the Salmon of Knowledge on the Fitzwilliam Court building in Dyer St by Ciarán Dunlevy; Étaín, the heroine of Tochmarc Étaíne, one of the oldest and richest stories of our Mythological Cycle, on Meat Market Lane by Nina ValkhoffBoann, Goddess of the Boyne by Lula Goce at Abbey Lane; Dagda, leader of the Tuatha Dé Danann by Russ on Lawrence St; Amergin, famous bard, poet and judge of the Milesians, by AERO at Drogheda Port, and The Morrígan, a Triple Goddess, with shapeshifting powers by This Is Friz on Patrick St!

Credits: Stories by Anthony Murphy. Adapted by Gráinne Rafferty. Performed by Niall O'Brien and Gráinne Rafferty. Original soundscape by Niall Gregory. Sound Editor Sean McCluskey at Basement Sounds.

Produced by Love Drogheda BIDS, and Droichead Arts Centre. Funded by the Arts Council under In the Open | Faoin Spéir Initiative, Louth County Council, Love Drogheda BIDS and Town & Village Accelerated Measures funding. Sponsored by the d hotel, Colourtrend Paints and Murtagh's of Drogheda.