One of the big hits of the Five Lamps Arts Festival 2022 returns this December.

Pride of Place is a multimedia project of photographs, backed by video, and based on interviews with some 50 residents of Sheriff Street by Maria McCrane.

This free exhibition returns on Thursday December 1st at the Central Bank of Ireland in North Wall Quay, Dublin 1, and is open weekdays from 10 am to 4 pm until Friday, December 16th.

Pride of Place evokes memories of kind, resilient people who cared for each other, an evocation at odds with the pictures painted in tabloids and TV, inspired by Maria’s early years behind the counter in ‘‘Mattie’s” her family’s corner shop, described as an “Aladdin’s cave” by writer Peter Sheridan, which doubled as the unofficial community centre for generations of Sheriffers.

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You can see HERE the video of the exhibition that took place last April