Dublin mural reproduced on front page of International New York Times

Dublin mural reproduced on front page of International New York Times
A view of Joe Caslin's home page

A mural installed on South Great Georges Street in Dublin showing two men in an embrace has been reproduced on the front page of the International edition of the New York Times.

The mural by Joe Caslin covers seven storeys of the building and was undertaken to promote a Yes vote in the marriage referendum on Friday.

Today's New York Times says Ireland is poised to "quietly" enshrine same-sex marriage in the Constitution.

The article goes on to say the vote on Friday is seen as a reflection of social upheaval and the waning power of the church - but it does warn the outcome of the referendum is by no means certain.

| N E W Y O R K T I M E S | Today the drawing that was installed on South Great George's Street made the front page of the International New York Times. #illustration #drawing #dublin #yesequality #VoteYes #streetart

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Joe Caslin is also the artist responsible for another marriage-equality mural on Caher Castle in Caherkinmonwee in Co Galway. That mural is also made from biodegradable paper.

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