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The sacral landscape of Tara: a preliminary exploration
In a preliminary exploration of the Tara landscape, this article examines features of the land between the twin hills of Tara and of Skreen, a broad valley through which flows the Gabhra river and now crudely divided by ...
The Sword in the Stone: previously unrecognised archaeological evidence of ceremonies of the later Iron Age and early medieval period
Published in G. Cooney et al. (eds), Relics of Old Decency: archaeological studies in later prehistory. Festschrift for Barry Raftery (Wordwell, Dublin, 2009), 425-36, this is a proof copy of an introduction to on-going ...
Misinformation, disinformation and downright distortion: the battle to save Tara 1999-2005
(Arlen House, Galway, 2007)
The routing of a new motorway, the M3, through the valley between the Hill of Tara and Skreen, prompted international controversy. Conor Newman traces the history of a proposal that did irreparable damage to the culturally ...
In the way of development: Tara, the M3 and the Celtic Tiger
(Manchester University Press, 2015-01)
Examines the context of the decision to construct a motorway through the historical landscape of Tara, touching on the broader issue of the relevance of heritage in contemporary Ireland.