West Cork Modelmaker passes away

14 December 2011
By Bryan Smyth
bryan@TheCork.ie

The man who built the model of Cork City which is the centrepiece in the Vision Centre on Northmain Street, Cork City passed away this week.

Roy Tassell lived in Inchydoney, Clonakilty, West Cork and oversaw the creation of the 1 to 5000 scale model which is on permanent display in St Peter’s on North Main Street.

The model shows the River Lee and the City as they appeared in the 1990s,

Earlier this year Roy Tassell spoke with TheCork.ie about the model

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