Giants of the Sperrins


Embark on a captivating journey through Northern Ireland’s heart, where the captivating landscape and rich history of the Sperrins come to life.  The Giants of the Sperrins Sculpture Trail is a meticulously crafted adventure that invites you to explore the remarkable stories woven into the very fabric of this enchanting region.


Each step of this unique adventure introduces you to three extraordinary sculptures, masterpieces by renowned artist Thomas Dambo. Nestled within the essence of the Sperrins, these sculptures draw inspiration from its geological wonders, archaeological treasures, and timeless heritage. They pay homage to the ancient mystique and historical significance of this land, symbolizing the past, present, and future:

Nowanois, the Seanchaí (Storyteller): A whisperer of tales from eras gone by, Nowanois weaves the tapestry of history.

Darach, the Guardian: Vigilant and unwavering, Darach safeguards the present and the cherished heritage.

Ceoldán, The Stargazer: With eyes fixed on the celestial expanse, Ceoldán embraces the mysteries of the future.

These colossal sculptures beckon you to delve into the rich narrative of the generations that have left their indelible mark on this enchanting landscape. They invite you to immerse yourself in the embrace of the Sperrins, encouraging you to observe, reflect, and cherish its magnificence. Join us on this unforgettable journey through the Giants of the Sperrins Sculpture Trail and witness the stories of the past, present, and future come to life before your very eyes.”

Thomas Dambo