Why go Bald?

Tom Matthews
Dame Lane

Tom Matthews regales us about his favourite sign in Dublin, the wonderfully odd 'Why Go Bald' sign which beams down on George's Street every night. Throughout the years it's served him various uses which he explains with charm and wit.

'We went to Coppers' - Cat, Kira, Emma Huguenot Cemetery - Jean Pitton
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More about Tom Matthews

Tom has been a freelance cartoonist, illustrator, writer, poet and critic since 1975. His work can be regularly seen in the Irish Times and Hot Press, he has had thirty one-man shows and his paintings have been exhibited all over the shop. Immensely talented, ridiculously interesting, unquenchably thirsty and a true gentleman, thank god “Tom Mathews has been an institution in Dublin for 30 years”—The Irish Times