16 December, 2004
And that was about as close as we got to heart of the matter in the Dáil Environment Committee's trip to see at first hand the route of the proposed M3 Motorway through the Tara Skreen Valley. In this pic we're huddled from the cold beside the church on top of the Hill of Skreen with Tara in the background.
It's incredible how people like Michael Egan (second from the right) the Head of Corporate Affairs for the National Roads Authority woops ... try this, are so convinced of the merits of their road proposals.
PS 2 Feb. 2005
I'm delighted that the Discovery Programme and the Heritage Council are expressing publicly their concerns at the routing of the road through this rich archaeological landscape