Monday, October 22, 2018

jackie clarke collection

poster like advertising the exhibition of materials of the Easter Rising from the Jackie Clarke Collection
Jackie Clarke (1927-2000) was a Ballina business man and a genius collector of Irish historical material.  In 2005 his widow, Mrs Anne Clarke, gifted his collection to Mayo County Council for the people of Ballina, Mayo and Ireland

Sunday, October 21, 2018

St. Muredach's Cathedral

is the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Killala in Ireland. It is located on the bank of the River Moy in Ballina, County Mayo.  It opened in 1875.

Saturday, October 20, 2018

saturday critters

the neighborhood watchers, dedicated professionals.

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

ballina public art

Flow:  public art that can be seen on Pearse St., Ballina, Co. Mayo.
Artist - Joe Neeson
Official launch:  09June10

the original concept for ‘Flow’ was a celebration of the local salmon, acknowledging the town’s status as Salmon Capital of Ireland. The sculpture consists of two vertical forms based on the form of diving salmon. 
If interested, you can read more about it HERE

Instinct:  - cast bronze, cast glass, polished stainless steel & glass lens 2x1.2m
Located on the Ballina Riverside walk, Co Mayo
Artist - Rachel Joynthe
Official launch:  20April13

the artist’s concept for the sculpture suggests an enlarged egg and resembles a fishing float, referring to the town’s status of Salmon Capital of Ireland.

looking in the glass window, this is what I saw.  It has a kaleidoscope effect.

If interested, you can read more HERE

Wednesday, October 17, 2018