There has been considerable interest in the restoration of the petals on the public art piece at the Castlewellan roundabout in Newcastle.
Newcastle SDLP Councillor Carmel O’Boyle said, “The full repair is imminent.
“People have been asking when the ‘petals’ will be attached again to the piece of public art on the Castlewellan roundabout in Newcastle. The good news is that the petals are on their way back from Canada where they had to go to be repaired.
“It is where the artist lives and he had to carry out the repairs. It was important that the artist himself carried out the necessary repairs and reinforcement that were needed to ensure that the petals were all safe. However, they are en route and will be back in position in the near future.”