Posts Tagged ‘events and campaigns’

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…

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…

Submission to the Dept. of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht on behalf of the Tara Skryne Preservation Group regarding the Review of Wildlife Amendment Act Section 40: Hedgerows: Date: 8.1.2015. TSPG would like to propose that the cutting of hedgerows be eliminated. We accept that there may be exceptions to this but eve…

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…

TSPG calls for the recovery of the human remains unearthed during excavations of the M3 Motorway from the National Museum of Ireland. We wish to have the remains reinterred as close as possible to their original resting places. This call received the backing of the World Archaeological Congress in 2008.