Museum of Country Life

Project: Museum of Country Life, Turlough Park, Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland. The museum is in a strikingly modern building which stands beside the original Victorian-style house of Turlough Park set in landscaped grounds.

The museum is divided into a number of different areas, each with its own atmosphere. One area, The Year's Turning, is about the circular nature of the seasonal activities of the rural community. Here a range of DHA coloured gobos project trees (bare branches for winter, fully leafed for summer) on to the floor.

The gobos are housed in Aureol Beamshaper low voltage luminaires, supplied by Lighting Technology Projects, selected because "they are attractive modern looking fittings that blended well with the metal structure of this part of the museum".