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dublin / history and heritage / event notice Tuesday August 12, 2008 16:12 by taraWatch   image 2 images
In April 2008, the Minister for the Environment, John Gormley, announced he intended to seek UNESCO status for tara, despite the M3 motorway being built within the tara complex. Does the M3 detract from tara’s outstanding universal value? Is UNESCO status a bad idea anyway? Should UNESCO seek a re-routing of the M3 now? Please come along and participate in this debate, which will be followed by music and poetry by Melanie O’Reilly and Friends. read full story / add a comment
wicklow / animal rights / event notice Monday August 11, 2008 00:29 by Laura Broxson
SAY NO TO ANIMAL CIRCUSES! read full story / add a comment
national / history and heritage / opinion/analysis Sunday August 10, 2008 02:33 by Concerned   text 4 comments (last - tuesday august 12, 2008 09:40)   image 2 images
international / history and heritage / news report Monday July 21, 2008 23:23 by taraWatch   image 1 image
The Sixth World Archaeological Congress (WAC-6) was recently held in University College Dublin. During the Congress, there was a special session hosted by the WAC Standing Committee on Ethics, which entailed presentations by various stakeholders in the Hill of tara / M3 motorway issue. Addidionally, tara was raised at the Plenary Session, at the conclusion of the congress, and a resolutions regarding tara's World Heritage value was passed. Now, WAC wants to further investigate the issue, and has appointed an executive member to compile a report. read full story / add a comment
Graves at Collierstown
international / environment / press release Monday July 21, 2008 15:14 by Muireann Ni Bhrolchain   text 33 comments (last - wednesday july 30, 2008 13:58)   image 10 images
tara Campaigners worldwide are supporting a petition to the Irish Government calling on them to re-inter the remains of individuals whose graves have been desecrated by the ongoing construction of the M3 Motorway in the Gabhra Valley near the historic Hill of tara in Co. Meath. The petition went live on Saturday 19th July.
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international / history and heritage / press release Monday July 21, 2008 14:28 by taraWatch   text 7 comments (last - thursday july 24, 2008 12:55)   image 1 image
Mr Francesco Bandarin, Director of the World Heritage Centre of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, (UNESCO) proposed yesterday that a workshop on the Hill of tara cultural landscape would take place. He made the proposal in discussions with taraWatch at the closing of the 32nd Session of the World Heritage Committee, in Quebec, last week read full story / add a comment
national / arts and media / news report Wednesday July 16, 2008 13:07 by Sean Matthews   text 2 comments (last - friday july 25, 2008 12:44)   image 1 image
In a second interview, Sean Matthews of Workers Solidarity Movement in a personal capacity interviews singer/songwriter and former republican prisoner Ciaran Murphy concerning the release of his new album and other matters. read full story / add a comment
international / history and heritage / press release Friday July 11, 2008 12:13 by tara tara tara   text 42 comments (last - sunday july 20, 2008 11:46)   image 10 images
WAC Press Release Via Maggie Ronayne read full story / add a comment
international / miscellaneous / other press Thursday July 10, 2008 17:40 by tara Finglas
Irish Aid is launching a Pilot Virtual Online Volunteering programme for 20 volunteers over 6 months. The purpose of this exercise is to increase awareness of online volunteering using experiences gained through this pilot programme. Virtual Online Volunteers will be linked with developmental NGOs through the UNV Online Volunteering Service to work for sustainable development on various projects around the world. read full story / add a comment
meath / history and heritage / news report Wednesday July 09, 2008 20:52 by campaigner   text 23 comments (last - thursday september 11, 2008 18:40)   image 4 images
8.7.08 another dark day for tara, as gardai yet again illegally evict another tara camp. read full story / add a comment
The Disputed Land
international / history and heritage / news report Tuesday July 08, 2008 13:49 by tara tara tara   text 15 comments (last - thursday july 10, 2008 14:33)   image 2 images
Today the Gardai arrived to remove A Chairde Gael, those that have been occupying the small triangle of land near the Car Park at tara read full story / add a comment
Conor Newman chats with Campaigner
international / environment / news report Wednesday July 02, 2008 16:58 by tara tara tara   text 8 comments (last - tuesday november 25, 2008 16:15)   image 7 images
Two bus loads of Archaeologists arrived at tara this morning for a Tour of the Hill. read full story / add a comment
national / history and heritage / feature Sunday June 29, 2008 23:01 by Maggie Ronayne, Archaeology Dept, NUI Galway & GWS Ireland   text 17 comments (last - thursday july 10, 2008 21:04)   image 3 images
How the issue of a discussion at WAC 6 on tara and the M3 arose and an update on the situation. read full story / add a comment
dublin / gender and sexuality / feature Friday June 27, 2008 12:25 by Paula Geraghty   text 5 comments (last - thursday july 10, 2008 03:03)   image 30 images
A bit of rain didn't stop thousands from taking to the streets of Dublin to celebrate what is now a fixture in the Irish calendar and to campaign for Marraige Equality for same sex relationships. This year saw the 25th anniversary and homage was paid to the years of campaigning and how far Irish society has come. However there was a recognition that not all was won and the struggle for full equality still goes on. read full story / add a comment
national / eu / opinion/analysis Thursday June 26, 2008 20:12 by Brian   text 19 comments (last - wednesday september 09, 2009 11:47)
A look at the political thinking of the various groups that campaigned or voted No to Lisbon, with a view to seeing if it was possible for these groups to form a new united Irish opposition movement.
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international / eu / opinion/analysis Tuesday June 24, 2008 12:13 by IshtarCelt   text 8 comments (last - monday june 30, 2008 09:22)
This Referendum had a majority turnout of the electorate. The reason the Nice treaty could be put to a re-vote is because there wasn't a majority turnout.

So the Lisbon treaty can't be put to a re-vote. read full story / add a comment
international / eu / opinion/analysis Sunday June 22, 2008 18:05 by paul o toole   text 2 comments (last - tuesday june 24, 2008 12:45)
The governments 'eventual response' will respect the outcome of the election read full story / add a comment
international / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Thursday June 19, 2008 12:22 by luckyC   text 11 comments (last - tuesday june 24, 2008 12:21)   image 5 images
Come one come all to celebrate the second birthday of the tara Solidarity Vigil fire ! read full story / add a comment
international / history and heritage / other press Saturday June 14, 2008 15:23 by misspix   text 10 comments (last - tuesday august 12, 2008 15:47)   image 2 images
AN IMPORTANT forum of the world’s leading archaeologists is to debate the controversial M3 motorway route near the hill of tara in County Meath. read full story / add a comment
national / elections / politics / opinion/analysis Wednesday June 11, 2008 14:31 by Raymond Bhreatnach   text 4 comments (last - thursday june 12, 2008 16:21)   image 1 image
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