Issues

  • Design of  Panels
    • Rubbing can be taken from sign?
    • Braille?
    • Layout
    • Theme / colours runing through all panels (e.g. Legend, Compass, repeating style OR unique style for each sign)
  • Content / Genral topics for panels
    • History of things being pointed out
    • Typography
    • Geology of sign location, or notable distant feature Coney Island, Channel, Knockanrea, Black Rock)
    • Bird life
    • Plant life
    • Wile life (seals, otters)
    • Culture ( Yeats connection)
    • Maritime history specifically
    • Marine life (jellyfish, fish, seaweeds)
    • Three key points for reader to remember / notice
    • Headline
    • Tagline
  • Community Involvement
    • Funding – perhaps locals may donate?
    • Taking pics / video, some to be selected for panels, remainder offered on this (or oher) website
    • Older people tell stories / memories handed down
    • Online surveys and pubic meetings to establish
      • Content
      • Number of
      • Location
      • Walking circuit or not?
  • Durability of Panels
    • Wind
    • Rain
    • Sun
    • Graffittie (easy to clean?)
  • Design of Panels
    • Erected on poles
    • Mounted on stone plinths
    • Sloped – allows easier reading, reduces wind resistance
    • Low height – allows children and wheelchair users read, minimises visual impact
    • Writing
      • Font style
      • Font size
      • Number of pictures
      • Layout / arrangement of text & pics
        • Columnar
        • Blocks
  • Costs
    • Of Panels
    • Of Graphic Design
    • Web Hosting
    • Maintenance of panels – is this a CoCo cost?
  • Translations
    • As Gaeilge?
    • Braille
    • QR codes
  • Other
    • Wild Atlantic Way, Irish Appalachain Trail (?), cycle ways etc.
    • Poop Scoop bags on panels( (biodegradable?)