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Who is the Clonmel Man (giant carving in Commeragh foothills)?

  • 25-08-2006 4:05pm
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    Closed Accounts Posts: 88,980 ✭✭✭✭ mike65


    Clonmelman.jpg

    Mike.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 110 ✭✭ webmanie


    It's an image of a hurler and is a project by South Tipperary Arts Centre. It is lit up at night by solar lights - I think it is a temporary thing.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 88,980 ✭✭✭✭ mike65


    Doh! A hurler, why did'nt I spot that!?

    Mike.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 3,964 memphis


    Yeah, they call it the hurler ok. Nice piece of work in my opinion. I think its just a canvas type thing spread out over the hill, and as said above is lite up by night.

    And yes, it is indeed only temporary.

    By the way... nice photo whoever took it.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 88,980 ✭✭✭✭ mike65


    I did! Pity it was a bit hazy.

    Mike.


  • Registered Users Posts: 750 ✭✭✭ It BeeMee


    So it's not the Pink Panther holding a cup of tea then? :D

    It's impossible to make out at night time. All you can see is a bunch of lights with no great shape to them.
    Pity, it'd be nice to see it "properly" in the dark....


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  • Closed Accounts Posts: 3,964 memphis


    It's gone now is it not? They took it away yesterday or the day before i think, cos I was coming down the hill by Guidant yesterday morning and i remember going, "oh he's gone"


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