Survey Data

Reg No

30314027


Rating

Regional


Categories of Special Interest

Artistic


Original Use

Fountain


In Use As

Fountain


Date

1980 - 1985


Coordinates

130042, 225415


Date Recorded

04/09/2008


Date Updated

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Description

Freestanding fountain, erected 1984, on a diagonal square plan with cut-limestone basin. Set in square on flagged platform.

Appraisal

A fountain erected to commemorate the quincentenary of the Corporation of the City of Galway (1484) with a semi-abstract representation of the billowing sails of a Galway Hooker by the Derry-born sculptor √Čamonn O'Doherty (1939-2011).