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This is a list of public art on permanent public display in County Donegal, Ireland. The list applies only to works of public art accessible in a public space; it does not include artwork on display inside museums. Public art may include sculptures, statues, monuments, memorials, murals and mosaics.

Letterkenny

Image Title / subject LocationĀ and
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Date ArtistĀ / designer Type Designation Notes
Polestar Letterkenny.JPG Polestar Port Bridge Roundabout Locky Morris It is made of 104 timber poles and rises to a height of 12 metres. Its shape alludes to the outline of a boat, as well as having a locomotive theme.
The Workers Dry Arch Roundabout 2001 Maurice Harron Commemorates those who worked on building the original bridge and train track at the Dry Arch.
Celtic-cross-lk.jpg Celtic Cross Cathedral Square 2006 Peadar McDaid,
Redmond Herrity
The limestone cross was erected in 2006 to celebrate 2000 years since the birth of Jesus.
MonumentLK.jpg Rabble Children Market Square 1994 Maurice Harron Hiring Fairs were held in Letterkenny in years gone by when children between the ages of 11 and 16 were sold for periods of six months to wealthy farmers of the Lagan Valley.
Fireman's Helmet Letterkenny Fire Station This project is a government funded effort to educate and train Travellers in the dying skills of their culture in a modern world, through culture and art.
Chairwood.jpg The Chairs Market Square 2005 Constructed from wood it is typically yellow in colour, with various etchings worked into the overall design.
Blacksmiths' Ball Letterkenny Courthouse 1991 It was constructed by 100 blacksmiths on Saturday 30 March 1991.
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