Materials: Life size bronze on limestone plinth
Background: The piece was gifted by Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL) to Longford Tidy Towns Committee in recognition of Longford being declared Ireland’s Tidiest Town 2015
Description: Expressed the concepts of: spirit of togetherness, growth and strength, co operation and work. The leaning figures spreading seeds suggest the work of the Tidy Towns Committee digging, planting, lifting and painting. While the piece acknowledges the work and achievements of Longford Tidy Towns Committee it also suggests a universality of endeavour between man, woman and all living things.
Location: The Commemorative Garden, Great Water Street, Longford
Artist: Patrick O’Loughlin
Dimensions: Bronze – 2 meters high i.5 meters across wide.
Plinth: 76mm wide by 230mm high