The statue honouring Rory Gallagher has been commissioned to the Scottish-based award winning Sculptor David Annand by Donegal County Council, and the Rory Gallagher International Tribute Festival Committee in Ballyshannon. The statue is expected to be unveiled on June 2, 2010. Gallagher remains one of the country's best loved musicians, and is honoured yearly in his hometown of Ballyshannon with a festival dedicated to his music.