The Foxford Wall Art Project committee, is a voluntary group of young Foxford natives keen to ensure the town remains vibrant and attractive, and to that end have commissioned two large painted wall murals on two premises in the town.
With the backing of the local community, they commissioned internationally known wall artist, Sligo native, Friz to produce two colourful and impressive murals that are making an impression on locals, visitors and general traffic through the town over the last number of days.
The murals have to be seen to be appreciated, and there are videos of both to be seen on Midwest Radio’s social media sites, but we have been finding out more about the giant salmon and goat that now dominate the landscape as you approach Foxford from the Castlebar side.
Midwest News Editor Teresa O’Malley spoke to the Chairperson of the Foxford Wall Art Project Jamie Mulrooney and committee member Fineinn Quinn yesterday in the rain and Jamie began by explaining where the inspiration for the new art pieces came from...
These sixth class students from Foxford National School were with their teacher yesterday viewing the murals in awe, in the rain, and they gave Teresa their reaction to both pieces of art