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Rath Lugh

category international | history and heritage | news report author Wednesday August 13, 2008 09:56author by Tara Tara Tara Report this post to the editors

Just before the torrential rains of last weekend, work on the Crib Walling of Rath Lugh National Monument finally began amidst much speculation as to the long delay. This was contrary to the recommendations made in the Technical Report of Golder Associates.
Work begins
Work begins

Extracts from the Technical Memorandum Golder Assiciates Ltd.
Review of Slope Stability of the Rath Lugh National Monument, Lismullin, Co. Meath.

NOTE: This review is dated 11th Feb 08 following a ground inspection which was carried out on 18th Dec 07.
It is now Aug 08.

The factor of safety obtained from the slope stability analysis is adequate for a short
term situation. A generally conservative approach has been taken in the assumptions
and in the selection of design criteria.

 There is silt exposed extensively on one of the slope faces. Silt by its nature is highly
susceptible to erosion and degradation with exposure to weather. Therefore its
condition can deteriorate fairly quickly with time. It is therefore recommended that
the completion works in this area be undertaken as quickly as possible so that the
exposed slope can be regarded, stabilised and protected. If final completion works
are to be delayed, then temporary protection measures should be instituted. Such
temporary protection works could comprise gravel sheeting over a suitable geotextile
filter fabric.

 In addition, due to the presence of silt soils within the slope, there is a potential for
liquefaction of these silts as a result of vibrations from adjacent construction works.
This is not thought to be a major factor since the slope appears reasonably dry and
provided reasonable precautions are exercised to avoid extended use of heavy
equipment near the toe of the slope.

Photographs courtesy of Mars.

Related Link: http://www.tarapixie.net

Geotextile Protective Sheeting
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Erosion Rills
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 #   Title   Author   Date 
   What the Minister says...     Carmel Ni Dhuibheanaigh    Wed Aug 13, 2008 10:08 
   Before The Wall....     Tara Tara Tara    Wed Aug 13, 2008 15:09 
   Rath Lugh 08.08.08     Terry    Thu Aug 14, 2008 10:58 
   888 In The Valley     Tara Tara Tara    Thu Aug 14, 2008 14:15 
   more pics     mars    Thu Aug 14, 2008 15:21 
   Reinter the Ancestors!     Tara Tara Tara    Fri Aug 15, 2008 11:54 
   17 Aug 08     Tara Tara Tara    Sun Aug 17, 2008 18:58 
   thanks     mise Tara 7    Sun Aug 17, 2008 20:03 
   Dreams of Solstice     Sandman    Sun Aug 17, 2008 21:51 
 10   Reply double quick time!!!     Carmel Ni Dhuibheanaigh    Tue Aug 19, 2008 14:04 
 11   Ardsallagh 2.8     Tara Tara Tara    Tue Aug 19, 2008 14:17 
 12   Gormley, questions unanswered:     Tara Tara Tara    Thu Aug 21, 2008 13:20 
 13   Goodbye Howleys, Hello MMP     Tara Tara Tara    Thu Aug 21, 2008 14:16 
 14   Real Cost     Tick Tock    Thu Aug 21, 2008 15:38 
 15   Reply     CD    Mon Sep 22, 2008 12:58 
 16   21-9-08     Tara Tara Tara    Mon Sep 22, 2008 14:14 
 17   Reply     Carmel Diviney    Tue Sep 30, 2008 18:34 


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