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...
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 rain over the last few days made it so much easier to see the blackened soil – thank you rain!
This Fulacht Fia will now be recorded in the Record of Monuments and Places, protecting it by law. After all the losses in the Valley, to finally have such a win is a beautiful thing. This Fulacht Fia now adds to our knowledge of the story of Tara. How exciting!
The Tara Skryne Valley is a beautiful area to visit and it holds a special place as the cultural centre of Irish heritage and history.
If you are out and about in the valley and you see something that concerns you or you are curious about e.g. surveying, diggers etc, please let us know so we can investigate.
It may be something that we're already aware of but on the other hand, it may not, so the sooner we're advised of any activities the better.
We appreciate your support. Thank you!