Údarás na Gaeltachta
A cultural focal point within Connemara for both visitors and the local community the plan focused on creating links between language, landscape and community, and how these elements form and integral part of identity as expressed by the writings and work of Padraig Pearse.The plan also addressed the unique culture of the Gaeltacht, incorporating a showcase for contemporary arts with activities, events for participatory learning.
Scroope Design has made a critical contribution to the planning and proposed development of the Visitor Centre at Pearse's Cottage, Rosmuc. The approach at all stages has been thorough, innovative and practical. The attention given, the understanding of the brief and the significant influence of the cultural and linguistic environment is reflected throughout all her work. Ann delivered a comprehensive and robust template which has incorporated not only the needs identified by the steering group but also the suggestions and ideas of the very broad group of stakeholders.
Sonya Nic Lochlainn, Údarás na Gaeltachta.