Robert McColgan, Realt na Mára

Robert McColgan’s Realt na Mara was commissioned in 2008 as part of the Howth Urban & Village Improvement Scheme.The sculpture, located on the eastern apex of the west pier in Howth stands 12 metres in height and  is created in marine grade polished stainless steel to reflect maximum light and both sky & sea.The star is reminisant of compass points and alludes to the themes of protection, light & direction leading traveller and fisherman alike home.