Renowned artist and sculptor to be laid to rest

THE funeral service takes place in Ramelton tomorrow of renowned, Belfast-born artist and sculptor Deborah Brown who had made Donegal her home for the past twenty years. Ms Brown passed away at the Donegal Hospice on Saturday in her 96th year, surrounded by her friends and carer Michelle Patterson. She will be missed by her […]

Sculpture in memory of ‘Boots’ is unveiled in Ramelton

RAMELTON is a vibrant and visually stunning town, nestling on the slopes of the River Lennon. A town admired by many, but no one took pride in the ‘wee toon’ the way Charles ‘Boots’ Boyce did. After Charles passed away last year, a committee formed to exchange ideas on what they could do as a […]

Irish Harp is latest creation from ‘horseshoe sculptor’

A DONEGAL man known for his metalwork creations made from used horseshoes has unveiled his latest piece – the Irish Harp. William McCracken is a welder and fabricator from Ardagh, St Johnston who recently made headlines after completing a Covid-19 inspired Celtic Cross. All of his work is made from used horseshoes. He says his […]