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After almost four weeks of cleaning, conserving and painting, the Metal Man, Sligo, is once again ship-shape and Bristol fashion. The cast-iron Jack Tar, a navigation beacon located mid-channel between Rosses Point and Oyster Island, has pointed to safe passage into Sligo Harbour ever since it was first unveiled in 1821. The figure with outstretched

Ireland has a rich heritage of fanlit doorcases. Fanlights were designed and made throughout Ireland from the early eighteenth century up to the end of the nineteenth century. They are synonymous with Georgian squares and streetscapes but are also found in many towns and rural buildings. Fanlights cover a broad design spectrum, ranging from the