AUGUST 2021 VISIT TO WATERFORD

AUGUST 2021 VISIT

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Memorial to 9/11 located in Waterford City, Ireland. This piece of steel was retrieved from the ruins of the World Trade Centre.
REMEMBERING 11 SEPTEMBER 2001 [PIECE OF STEEL FROM WORLD TRADE CENTER]
Director of Waterford Walls Edel Tobin said that she was particularly delighted to feature artwork in Ballybeg, an area close to her heart.
STREET ART AT BALLYBEG
St Otteran is variously described as a son or a companion or a predecessor of St Columba on the island of Iona, where there is a graveyard in his honour, the “Reilg Odhráin”. He is also the principal patron of the diocese of Waterford, having been chosen for that honour by the Vikings. They had buried some of their dead on Iona and were the first occupiers of Waterford city.
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The Walls Project is a creative arts agency who specialise in the delivery of large scale public and private commissioned artwork across Ireland and the rest of Europe. The team also deliver an outreach educational programme to schools and colleges and continuously invites collaborations from group, both across Ireland and internationally to partner with on artist exchange and development projects.
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These people were pushing their luck and they managed to upset a number of swans.

Earlier in the year water safety groups issued a joint appeal for responsibility after a number of safety incidents involving jet skis. The appeal urges jet ski users to be mindful of their own safety and “respect the safety and wellbeing of other water users”, while it also asks them to avoid “unnecessary encroachment” into swimming areas and other water group activities.
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