What would Molly Malone’s statue say if given the gift of speech as she surveys Dublin with her cart of ‘cockles and mussels’ from her ‘pitch’ at Suffolk Street? Would s
he sing or would she shout? The answer is up to the public as Fáilte Ireland announce a competition to put words into the mouths of the Molly Malone and the Apples & Atoms
, School of Physics (in Trinity College) statues.
This is the latest development of the Dublin’s Talking Statues project which is an initiative of Fáilte Ireland in conjunction with Sing London with the assistance of Dublin City Council, OPW, Trinity College, The National Gallery, The GPO and The Abbey Theatre. Find out more about the project at www.talkingstatuesdublin.ie.