Public vigilance urged to protect public art in Donegal

Donegal County Council's Public Art officer is urging people to be vigilant after a piece of public art along a motorway outside Moate was stolen.

It's believed the piece, titled Grainne Og was taken so it's bronze and steel could be melted down and sold on.

Terre Duffy of Donegal County Council says most pieces commissioned here recently are in towns and are very visible.

She's urging people to challenge and report any suspicious activity..............

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