In the Circle of Life, a mosaic project, recyclable objects, such as plastic and metal bottle tops are used to create a mosaic which celebrates life and creativity. Clubs and associations in Clonmel including the Active Retirement Association, the Widows and Widowers Association, Flower Clubs, Rotary, Men’s Sheds, South Tipperary Art Group Adults and Clonmel Members of the Irish United Nations Veterans Association.
Anyone who would like to turn their hand to a creative project has been encouraged to get involved. The launch of the proposed Circle of Life Mosaic will take place during the Tipperary Bealtaine Festival. The Circle of Life mosaic will be shown on the Outpatient’s Corridor in Tipperary University Hospital for Bealtaine 2022.
Maureen Purcell, Clonmel, artist /art teacher for over 50 years is the lead facilitator for the Mosaic Project. She was one of the founders of the South Tipperary Art Group, STAG in 1968 and the Juniors in 1970. Thanks to the Principal, Ms. Yvonne Moran, Ss. Peter and Paul’s Primary School, Clonmel for facilitating STAG in making and storing the Circle of Life mosaic.