The Beacon of Hope or Thanksgiving Square Beacon is a £300,000 public art metal sculpture by Andy Scott and is 19.5 metres high constructed.
It was constructed in 2007 and is located in Thanksgiving Square on the River Lagan in Belfast.
Other nicknames for the piece include Nuala with the Hula (credited to Gerard Doyle), the Belle on the Ball and the Thingy with the Ringy.
It is currently the second largest public art sculpture in Belfast, after Rise on the Broadway Roundabout.
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