Rory Gallagher: Ulster Hall statue of rock legend granted planning permission
A statue of Irish rock and blues legend Rory Gallagher is to be put up at the Ulster Hall after councillors approved the plans.
The planning committee gave the proposal the go-ahead at a meeting on Tuesday night. The decision will now go before the full council for final approval.
The statue will be put up on Bedford Street at the side of the hall.
Gallagher played the Ulster Hall regularly throughout the Troubles.
It was at a time when many other musicians and bands chose to stay away.
The proposal for the statue was made to the council by the Wilgar Community Forum in east Belfast.... read more