On medieval maps it was believed that the phrase 'Here be Monsters' was used to describe areas of the Seas that were unknown. Here is where strange sea creatures and monsters had been encountered. These Stories of course grew legs where whales doubled in size where giant Squid became The Kracken and sea turtles became islands. What once were thought legendary leviathans of the deep will be brought to life onto the streets of Dublin.
Spraoi, a Waterford based company, has become a familiar presence in the Dublin Parade with 2018 parade marking their 22nd appearance! Founded in 1993, the company is regularly commissioned by festivals and events to produce large street spectacle shows. The company also produce the now famous annual Spraoi Festival, held over the August Bank Holiday weekend.