Conor’s ‘Suitcase Giant’ a Stephen’s Day triumph on Blackrock beach

The ‘Suitcase Giant’ was another St. Stephen’s Day triumph for Conor Hughes and his merry band of Crosscause volunteers on Blackrock beach.

But the secret behind the success was, according to Conor, “No great mystery…it didn’t mean anything, we just had a load of suitcases and thought it might work for a spectacle!”

Also known as ‘Case-anova’ the beach display drew lots of intrigued visitors, speculating on what exactly it represented.

Conor told The Argus: “A lot of people were stopping to ask what the meaning was behind it, but the truth is that it wasn’t much at all, we just found a fun way of entertaining people.”

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