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What are the strange artworks popping up all over Mayo?

06 Jan. 2018

I’m out on the headland at Kilcummin, in north Co Mayo, looking for art. Tearmann na Gaoithe is part of Tír Sáile, the largest public arts trail put together in Ireland. Do you need art in a location so beautiful? It originated in 1993, to coincide with the opening of the Céide Fields visitors’ centre, and the Mayo 5000 celebrations. It was supported by the university and Mayo County Council, and by a €640,000 grant from Fáilte Ireland, part of the overall €10 million invested in the Wild Atlantic Way initiative in 2014.

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