Moore News Blog

Fundraising Update for 2020

By Alex McGreevy. sonof71.comThe campaign to erect a statue of rock and blues guitar legend Gary more in his native Belfast, will take a step closer next Spring with two dedicated ‘Gig for Gary’ shows in Belfast and Dublin on the same weekend. Moore, one of the most...

New Thin Lizzy Postage Stamps feature Black Rose Album

By Alex McGreevy, October 4th 2019 Patricia Moore, the youngest sister of Irish rock and blues guitar legend Gary, has given her seal of approval on the Irish Post Office (An Post) issue of two commemorative Thin Lizzy stamps this week. The stamps, marking fifty years...

Patricia Meets with Sculpture Artist Sean McCarthy in Cork

Patricia and I were delighted to meet with the very talented sculpture artist Sean McCarthy yesterday at the National Sculpture Factory in Cork City, Ireland to talk about his work and vision for Gary's statue in Belfast.  Sean estimates the statue cost at €75,000...

Gary Moore Statue Sculpture Artist Announced

We are delighted to announce that our sculpture artist for the Gary Moore Belfast statue is the very talented Irish artist Sean MacCarthy from Cork City. Sean is well regarded by his peers and has an extensive portfolio of figurative sculpture and statues including...

Eric Bell Interview on NVTV Belfast

Great interview with Eric Bell Tuesday 25th February on Belfast's NVTV show "The BIG Rock Show with Robin Elliott" helping to spread the good word about the statue project and Gig for Gary! You can watch the interview right now from NVTV's website we will have the...

Eric Bell Announced for Gig for Gary 2019

It is with great honour and excitement that we announce legendary founding guitarist of the Irish superband Thin Lizzy, Eric Bell and his band The Eric Bell Trio will be headlining the Gig for Gary 2019 at The Empire Belfast on April 12th.

Announcement of The Statue Project

For Gary. He brought us the music, the friendship and the memories – we honour Gary so that his music can be remembered by future generations well after all of us have left this earth..