Posts by: Carmel Ni Dhuibheanaigh

Emailed our good friend Gary from Halcrow Barry as is it now three weeks so they should have a decision on the T1 Service Station near Tara. Also asked whether Heather Humphreys has been consulted about this. Still no reply from Heather Humphrey’s office. She doesn’t reply. Tweeted her about renewing the coursing permi…

No need to ask where Tara Landscape’s application for Inclusion stands – what with a Motorway snaking past it and all…internationally important landscapes awarded new UNESCO designation Embargoed until 9am on 18th November 2015 A vote at the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Gener…

Well done to Pauline Bleach for getting her letter in today’s Irish Daily Mail.

Hi Folks Just want to say a heartfelt thanks to everyone who gave up their Thursday/Friday to either post letters or send them to Carmel to post. It was really appreciated and heartening to see a lot of silent members come forward. Carmel keeps an “eye like a hawk” on happenings in Tara and people around the area catch…

YOUR HELP NEEDED: Template letter which you may use in order to create your own submission against the Type 1 Service Area being proposed between Junctions 4 and 7 of the M3 Motorway. Letters are to be received at the following address by 5th Nov- get your skates on and register your letter asap. Thank you.   To: Garry…

The statement below appears in the Irish Times on Thursday, 29th October, 2015: Sir, – Vincent Salafia’s article and warnings on our heritage and its abuse was urgently needed (“National monuments must be protected by clear laws”, October 27th). In September I visited the Tara Skryne Valley with friends. We visited a s…

Here is our submission into the Public Consultation on “Public Consultation”.  It shows how the 8 Magic tricks to ensure the Public does not have it’s say.  Created by Pauline Bleach. Submission Draft Consultation Principles/Guidance for Public Consultation One has to wonder why with the “largest public consultation in…

Now for a Good News story… TSPG is delighted to report that damage to the Calf Well at Tara seems to be rectifying itself. The waters are subsiding after the well structure was damaged by cattle who trampled the well in, causing it to flood and get blocked up. Despite appeals for help to the National Monuments Dept. tw…

On walkabouts in the Valley recently, we discovered that farming activity has placed Sousterrain ME032-049 in danger. This Sousterrain is located opposite Rath Lugh on the Lismullin side. It is obvious that heavy machinery went on top of it’s roof recently during ploughing. This matter has been reposted to National Mon…

The Tara Skryne Preservation Group laid on a free tour of Tara’s sacred wells yesterday as part of National Heritage Week. It was a very enjoyable day and well attended. Thanks to everyone who took part and helped to make it such a success – in more ways than one. We not only showed people where the wells are but made…