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Save the Hill of Tara

Seaghán Ó Murchú • 2 April 2004

I urge readers to sing the online petition found at PetitionOnline: http://www.PetitionOnline.com/hilltara/. This urges Bertie Ahern to intervene to stop An Bord Pleanalta from going forward with plans for an M3 upgrade to the N3 road that will save commuting time for drivers from Meath into Dublin at the expense of one of Ireland’s most fabled sites. More information can be found at this site: http://taraskryne.org.

This introductory essay, by Diarmuid Doyle, was posted on the Modern Antiquarian site founded by activist/musician Julian Cope, as an extension of his massive gazetteer of the same name (London: HarperCollins—Thorsons, 1998) on over 300 British prehistoric megalithic sites. The on-line site serves as an ongoing repository of images, folklore, news, and visits by those concerned with ancient locations throughout Britain and now Ireland. These databases can be accessed via http://themodernantiquarian.com.

Tara Valley M3 Plans Show Nothing is Beyond the Pale for the Road Lobby

Save Tara Skryne Valley Group

 






 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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9 April 2004

 

Other Articles From This Issue:

 

Richard McAuley - 'a literary giant of our time'
Barney de Breadbin and Eamon Codswolloper

 

Hear, Hear!
Brian Mór

 

How Will Paisley's Rise Play in America?
Sean Mc Manus

 

Other Shoes

Mick Hall

 

A Septic Needle
Anthony McIntyre

 

Why More Will Hate More and Less Will Understand Less
Michael Youlton

 

Save the Hill of Tara
Seaghán Ó Murchú

 

5 April 2004

 

Following the True Tradition
Eamonn McCann

 

Sinn Fein - Sold a Pup: Martin Cunningham Interviewed
Anthony McIntyre

 

Going to the Flix
Brian Mór

 

Reports and Inquiries
George Young

 

State Department Flip-flop to Offset Cory?

Sean Mc Manus

 

Updating Capitalist Rule
Liam O'Ruairc

 

The Rush to Judgement: Binary Thinking in a Digital Age
Michael Youlton

 

"Poor people can't be engineers" - Free Market Corruption, Neo-Liberal Pretexts
Toni Solo

 

 

 

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