Category Archives: European Law

The Irish Times – Opinion: National monuments must be protected by clear laws

Carrickminders prevent removal of medieval defensive fosse at Carrickmines Castle, 2002 Vincent Salafia: National monuments must be protected by clear laws Many ancient heritage sites face destruction under next capital investment plan The Irish Times | Tue, Oct 27, 2015 … Continue reading

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‘How Could We Be Wrong, When Seamus Heaney Said We Were Right?’

 [Seamus Heaney reading on the Hill of Tara – 2008] TARAWATCH – PRESS RELEASE – 1 September 2013 ‘How Could We Be Wrong, When Seamus Heaney Said We Were Right?’ Members of TaraWatch wish to pay tribute to Seamus Heaney, and express … Continue reading

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Call for Minister for the Environment, Phil Hogan, to Amend the Illegal National Monuments Act

‘Preservation’ of the Lismullin National Monument – M3 Motorway at Hill of Tara – 2007 The new Minister for the Environment, Phil Hogan, must act immediately to amend the National Monuments Act and the Planning and Development Act to comply … Continue reading

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