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Molly Malone is a beautiful painting by KT McCaffrey of Dublin’s famous Molly Malone. This oil painting features the lyrics from the song ‘Molly Malone’ as a background with Dublin’s signature blue colours.

Painting Dimensions:
This painting measures approximately 100 cm width X 80 cm height on a stretched canvas.

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Molly Malone Painting

Molly Malone

This artwork is inspired by the infamous Molly Malone. Legendary tales describes Molly as a fishmonger who sold cockles and muscles on the street’s of Dublin.

The Molly Malone Statue in Dublin is a famous tourist attraction, it is located at Suffolk Street, in front of the Tourist Information Office. Molly Malone is also a renowned song and has become an unofficial anthem of Dublin city.

In Dublin’s fair city,
Where the girls are so pretty,
I first set my eyes on sweet Molly Malone,
As she wheeled her wheel-barrow,
Through streets broad and narrow,
Crying, “Cockles and Muscles,  alive, alive, oh!”
“Alive, alive, oh,
Alive, alive, oh,”
Crying “Cockles and mussels, alive, alive, oh”.
She was a fishmonger
But sure ’twas no wonder
For so were her father and mother before
And they each wheel’d their barrow
Through streets broad and narrow
Crying “Cockles and mussels alive, alive oh!”
She died of a fever,
And no one could save her,
And that was the end of sweet Molly Malone.
But her ghost wheels her barrow,
Through streets broad and narrow,
Crying, “Cockles and mussels, alive, alive, oh!”

Molly Malone Painting

Artist: KT McCaffrey

Artwork details:

Molly Malone Painting by KT McCaffrey.

Artwork Dimensions:

The artwork measures 60 cm width by 80 cm height and features  a thin white frame.


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Molly Malone Painting, is also available as a fine art print:

These prints are also available at a fraction of the cost of the original artwork and look every bit as good! All our prints are professionally scanned and printed to match the colour, texture and vibrancy. Available as limited edition prints!

artist KT McCaffrey

Artist: KT McCaffrey

KT McCaffrey is an Irish artist with a great interest in Ireland’s cultural and storytelling heritage. He studied graphic design at the National College of Art in Dublin.

KT McCaffrey lives in Dunshaughlin, County Meath, near Dublin. The artist likes to surround himself with everything he loves in life. He has a great passion for Irish literature, music, Celtic Folklore and the beauty of the Irish countryside.

KT McCaffrey blends all this to create his own style of art. KT has great respect for the Irish stained-glass artist Harry Clarke. Harry’s style is visible in many of KT’s paintings. The artist has created more than 80 oil on canvas paintings. Every brushstroke creates a rich composition with strong color contrasts, illustration and patterns.

Many of KT’s paintings capture a moment in time through the art of storytelling.  These paintings showcase scenes from Ireland’s tales of Folklore and Mythology.

For a more in depth look at KT McCaffrey’s journey as an artist, check out our blog post detailing his career.

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