Events & Campaigns

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…

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 damage continues to the Fairy Trees at Tara despite our best efforts to raise awareness since the major intervention we undertook at Summer Solstice 2014. We have tried to get the message out there via community groups, radio time, articles and letters in local papers etc. but some people still think they have the…

Collierstown Fulacht Fia As promised, news of our follow up on the recent ploughing disturbance in the field adjacent to the ancient Collierstown Graveyard. And VERY exciting news it is! Today we met with well known archaeologist Geraldine Stout at the site and she knew immediately what we were looking at. Luckily the…

I met up with Kyrie and took a drive over to Collierstown. The field beyond the burial place of Tara’s possible Queens, certainly high status women and at least one priestess has been ploughed for potatoes.     Cut stone This area was left alone as the land around it was too boggy. Got onto the museum about it….will le…