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“NEIN”/ Cork

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Time to celebrate one of Cork’s best pieces of public art.  “NEIN” is located on battered hoarding on Brian Boru Street, off Patrick’s Quay.  Location is important, it seems to me, as this is a busy traffic junction in Cork City.  it is well used by people coming and going to work.

So?

NEIN is plain and clear.  Very emphatic.  But who is speaking?   The Cork public?  A German government minister?  An Irish Government Minister now speaking in her lingua franca.   Or is it the German people who have issued forth?

And to whom is it directed at?  Me, you?   The Cork public?  A German government minister?  Or is sarcasm directed at Austerity’s poster boy, Enda Kenny?

Anyway … It’s there for a while longer on Brian Boru Street.  When you’re in town have a look …

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Written by kfdoyle

March 14, 2013 at 5:51 pm

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  1. Sadly “NEIN” was recently removed. I’m guessing there was nothing sinister about this but then on the other hand Cork’s Culture Police are notoriously vigilent …

    kfdoyle

    April 19, 2013 at 4:19 pm


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