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The LAB Gallery

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1 Foley Street
Dublin 1, Ireland
(01) 222 5455 www.thelab.ie

September 2018

WHERE DOES THE LAW STAND WITH LEPRACHAUNS? a new exhibition by Michele Horrigan

7 September - 28 October
The LAB Gallery, 1 Foley Street
Dublin 1, Ireland
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In 1938 two young girls, dressed up in green and red, hid behind a ditch near Munster’s famous spiritual hill, Knockfierna (mountain of the fairies). They jumped out and frightened a passerby, who ran away, knowing of the reputation of the site as a place of mysterious supernatural activity. Soon the story was appearing in the national newspapers, as an apparition of small Leprechauns in the sleepy countryside. Buses full of tourists began to arrive to seek out what had…

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HOME BIRD a new exhibition by Sean O’Rourke

7 September - 28 October
The LAB Gallery, 1 Foley Street
Dublin 1, Ireland
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Sean O’Rourke’s latest paintings, layered on the rusted metal boards used to board up the windows of derelict flats, consider a city in flux. His work is influenced by the city’s flats and streetscape seen through an autobiographical lens. He is interested in how we are influenced by our exterior surroundings, and how the built environment contributes to the individuals we become. His reflections on how young men might mask their authentic selves in particular environments is considered through ideas…

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