Tara

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…

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…

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…

As part of this years Heritage Week events, the Tara Skryne Preservation Group would like to invite you along for a walk in the woods on Sunday 19th Aug, 2012 meeting at the car park on the Hill of Tara 2pm and proceeding to Rath Lugh. Rath Lugh was Tara’s ancient outer defence fort and is now home to Coillte owned for…

The Mound of the Hostages is the Hill of Tara’s oldest and most iconic monument. This 6000 year old Passage Tomb stands testament not just to the spirituality of our ancestors, their worship and burial practices but also to their advanced and precise scientific knowledge of the heavens. Twice each year the passage way…