LIGHT INSTALLATION OF LOCAL UNSUNG HEROINES
Venue: Tipperary County Museum, Clonmel
Indoor installation: Thursday 5th – Saturday 7th January 2017(10am – 4.45pm)
Launch night: Thursday 5th Jan, 7.30pm at Tipperary County Museum
Illuminations will celebrate contemporary Tipperary women who have made an outstanding contribution to their local community, including Patsy McGurk, winner of The 2016 Eileen Anderson ‘Unsung Hero’ Award. Patsy is held in high esteem within her community and works under the radar for the countless people she assists and inspires daily.
The illuminations will feature the 7 award nominees: Francis Murray, Maureen Calvert, June Looby, Ina Doyle (who won Volunteer of the Year 2016 for her work on Clonmels Soup Kitchen), Jacinta Mullins and Pamela Hallahan.
The illuminations will be projected onto the Museum's 1916 Exhibition ‘As if she had a right to be There’, featuring the untold heroism of Cumann na mBan during the 1916 Rising.