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...
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 Monuments. TSPG continues to monitor activity within the Valley.
Record of Monuments and Places
Description: Situated towards the top a slight E-facing slope. . A souterrain passage came to light through ploughing in the spring of 1989 It consists of a passage (exposed L 2.2m; With at base 0.86m; H 1.18m) blocked at NW and running SE to a subcircular (diam. 2.12-2.3m; max. H 1.7m) beehive chamber that was capped by two stones, one of which was dislodged by the ploughing (Clinton 1996, 31-2).
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.
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