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Connolly, Robert (2008) Gallaher Park Initial Design & Six Art Benches. The Dave Gallaher Park, Ramelton, County Donegal, Ireland. [Artefact]

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Abstract

The artist through local community consultation designed a local park in memory of Dave Gallaher a famous All Black originally from the town of Ramelton in Donegal. Once the park design was accepted by the local community and received funding from the Donegal County Council, the artist then designed Six Artworks based on Ramelton's context and history. These were then sited in the Dave Gallaher Park, Ramelton. Each of the six artworks is constructed in Limestone with shot-blast imagery over the visible surface. They each measure 2M x 1M. Imagery and text have been derived from Community consultation and contextual research taking into account local history, community interests, flora and fauna.Artworks funded under the HEART Sculpture Trail Programme.Dave Gallaher Park design in consultation with local community group, Ramelton, Co. Donegal, as part of HEART Sculpture trail, Cross Border Ary Programme funded by Donegal County Council and European Community.

Item Type:Artefact
Keywords:public art, northern ireland, sculpture, stone, contextual art, community consultation, history, historical context, habitat, flora, fona,
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Art, Design and the Built Environment
Faculty of Art, Design and the Built Environment > Belfast School of Art
Research Institutes and Groups:Art and Design Research Institute
Art and Design Research Institute > Space and Place
Location:The Dave Gallaher Park, Ramelton, County Donegal, Ireland.
Location:The Dave Gallaher Park, Ramelton, County Donegal, Ireland.
Date:2008
ID Code:12549
Deposited By:Mr Robert Connolly
Deposited On:18 Mar 2010 15:55
Last Modified:19 Apr 2013 15:11

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