Iconic UDR Sculpture Nears Completion
The 19ft monument is due to be unveiled in Lisburn city centre later this year.
As revealed in the News Letter earlier this month, the bronze sculpture will capture the image of a male UDR soldier and a female 'Greenfinch' on operational duty.
Internationally-acclaimed sculptor John Sherlock, who was commissioned by the UDR Memorial Trust to create the tribute, returned to Edinburgh this week to oversee work on the artwork.
Revealing that the massive logistical task of moving the sculpture from Scotland to Northern Ireland could begin within weeks, the Whiteabbey man said he was "very pleased" with how work on the monument …
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Publication information: Article title: Iconic UDR Sculpture Nears Completion. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The News Letter (Belfast, Northern Ireland). Publication date: January 26, 2011. Page number: Not available. © 2006 Johnston Publishing Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2011 Gale Group.