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Summer Solstice Celebrations on the Hill of Tara

Monday, 21 June 2010, 1:31 pm | tarawatch.org

There will be a presscall at 3.00pm today at Dail Eireann, Kildare Street, to formally announce the Summer Solstice Celebrations on the Hill of Tara, which will feature the Wangkumarra tribal elders, from Australia, beginning on Sunday 20 June. More >>

Group to Form on Hill of Tara Today

Sunday, 20 June 2010, 10:35 pm | tarawatch.org

TaraWatch will be joining with other groups and individuals today on the Hill of Tara to form a new Irish-based support group for the Australian indigenous Wongkumarra people, called Wongkumarra Solidarity Ireland. More >>

Public Consultation for UNESCO World Heritage List

Wednesday, 23 December 2009, 10:30 am | tarawatch.org

The public consultation period for public comment on the proposed Tentative List of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Ireland ends tomorrow. The proposed list was published on 2 November by Minister for the Environment John Gormley and includes the Hill ... More >>

PQs Reveal a startling contempt for Irish heritage

Friday, 10 July 2009, 12:08 pm | tarawatch.org

Responses to a series of 30 Parliamentary Questions (PQs), submitted to Ministers for the Environment, Transport and Finance, by Labour and Sinn Fein, have been made. The PQs, relating to the Hill of Tara and the M3 motorway, were delivered to last ... More >>

The Hill of Tara and The M3 Motorway

Wednesday, 8 July 2009, 10:31 am | tarawatch.org

TaraWatch has submitted a complaint to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, on the day of his visit to Dublin, concerning the Hill of Tara and the M3 motorway. More >>

TaraWatch Concludes US Tour

Tuesday, 14 April 2009, 12:05 pm | tarawatch.org

Vincent Salafia of TaraWatch has just concluded a tour of the United States, where he met with representatives of both archaeological and Native American institutions, seeking support for efforts to re-route the M3 motorway. More >>

Meeting Sought With Lord Hankey

Tuesday, 24 February 2009, 12:34 pm | tarawatch.org

TaraWatch has written today to the 'independent' Expert Advisory Panel appointed by Minister Gormley to oversee the revision of Ireland's Tentative List of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, in order to request a meeting with Lord Hankey, Chairman of ... More >>

Construction Workers to Strike Against CIF

Sunday, 22 February 2009, 1:47 pm | tarawatch.org

TaraWatch is calling on construction workers on the M3 motorway to strike against construction company partners, SIAC and Ferrovial, over the 10% pay cut proposed by Tom Parlon, of the Construction Industry Federation (CIF). More >>

Mobilisation Begins of US Tara Demonstrators

Thursday, 21 February 2008, 11:20 am | tarawatch.org

Now that a the date of 30 April has been fixed for Bertie Ahern's speech to the US Congress, mobilization of Save Tara demonstrators in the US will begin in earnest. TaraWatch is planning a large demonstration in Washington, and an intense media campaign ... More >>

Lismullin National Monument In Top Ten Discoveries

Tuesday, 1 January 2008, 8:44 am | tarawatch.org

The Lismullin national monument, discovered in March 2007 in the pathway of the M3 motorway at Tara, has been awarded a place in the Top Ten Most Important Archaeological Discoveries of 2007, in the Jan/Feb issue of Archaeology magazine. More >>

Gormley Must Order A New EIA At Tara

Thursday, 27 December 2007, 10:21 pm | tarawatch.org

TaraWatch is calling on Minister Gormley to order a new Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the M3 motorway and the Hill of Tara archaeological complex, before construction becomes irreversible. More >>

Response To 'Operation Bedrock' Is Unsatisfactory'

Sunday, 16 December 2007, 8:13 am | tarawatch.org

We can assume from the responses that Operation Bedrock is an ongoing investigation. However, the Minister did not confirm or deny whether Operation Bedrock "is being commissioned or monitored by his Department or any particular Department or Minister." ... More >>

Another Tara Demonstrator Arrested This Morning

Tuesday, 4 September 2007, 11:05 am | tarawatch.org

Another demonstrator has been arrested this morning at Rath Lugh, near the Hill of Tara. Rick Finley was demonstratoing against works taking place on the side of the national monument called Rath Lugh, close to the newly discovered national monument ... More >>




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