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  1. Tim Jones

    Hi David – thanks for the mention – it’s a shame about the Tara road, and there seems a much greater determination by the Eire government to push that through – the fact that the UK govt. refused funding for the Rotherwas access road makes it more likely that the site will be preserved, but I guess different politicians have different priorities from place to place – but in the case of Tara, that whole area is world famous, and I think many people will be puzzled that knowing this, the road build was still sanctioned, very odd, imo. Best, Tim

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  2. David O'Mahony Post author

    Hi Tim,

    The Tara decision has left many of us baffled. If there’s one historical monument every schoolchild in the country knows it’s that. I think it’s fair to say it was partially a parting shot by the outgoing Environment Minister before he was demoted back to the junior ministries and replaced by a member of the Green Party. Roche may well think he has made a decision that’s in the best interests of the country — although I can’t help pointing out that he waited until after he was re-elected to make the announcement.

    David

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