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Hill of Tara


Sinn Fein say they would protect Tara

"Sinn Féin said today it would seek to have the controversial section of the M3 motorway diverted away from the Hill of Tara if in government.

Outlining the party's environmental policies, Dublin TD Aengus Ó Snodaigh said: "The current Government's track record on protecting Ireland's archaeological and architectural heritage is disgraceful."

Mr Ó Snodaigh said: "Under the so-called Environment Minister Dick Roche, they have pursued a relentless, no-holds barred campaign of destruction, as they seek to plough roads and motorways through historic sites, allow the sale of priceless historic artefacts, which are rightly the property of the Irish nation, and neglect and let fall into ruin key historic buildings which should be promoted as major tourist attractions."

He said that while Sinn Féin fully supports the upgrading of the country's road this does not have to be done at the cost of the wholesale destruction of the environment or precious heritage. "

Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
21st May 2007ce

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Sinn Fein - good lads! Paulus Posted by Paulus
21st May 2007ce
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