Rath Lugh Monument under increased threat as protesters moved on

April 17, 2008

The Protest Camp based at Rath Lugh has now been evicted. At one o’ clock, four Protectors who were on site were told by Gardai that they had to gather up their belongings and leave. This was not done in an aggressive manner and was complied with by the protesters.

Once the protesters had left Rath Lugh woods no protester was allowed back in. According to the Direct Action Group, there were 20 Gardai, 3 Garda Cars present, plus 2 Vans as well as a dozen Construction Workers at the entrance to the woods. A steel fence has now been erected separating Rath Lugh National Monument from the public road. A mini digger is busy creating a path and a low loader is in situ. Read the rest of this entry »


Tara Foundation Newsflash: Complaint made to EU Commission over Lismullen; 31st January 2008.

February 1, 2008

Lismullen:

On 12th June 2007, the former Minister for the Environment, Dick Roche, issued an order under the National Monuments (Amendment) Act 2004 for the destruction (Ā«preservation by recordĀ») of the newly discovered national monument at Lismullen, Tara, Co. Meath. This National Monument was not mentioned in the original Environmental Impact Assessment for the M3 Motorway project. Read the rest of this entry »