Commemorative Bell Tower at Ballina

Location – Ballina, Ireland
Status – Completed 2011
Value – Undisclosed
Awards – RIAI Irish Architecture Award 2012

Sisters of Mercy commemorative bell tower – A place for rest, reflection, community and conversation.

Three elements representing the work of the sisters service to the community: Caring for the sick, helping the needy and, education.

146 stainless steel strips are embedded in the concrete base to represent each sister’s arrival in the Ballina Convent.  The strips are arranged in an abstract timeline.

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