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11th Sept 2008


Tara Belfast Update 23

ages since the last one - sorry
again - NOT because nothing has been happening - but being over whelmed by volumes of Info
plus not knowing if there was any point until after we didnt actually go into a Timewarp yesterday
also known as Big Bang Day
phew ; )
 ..... until Next Time .....
I wonder if we are the best species to be let near the control room of the planet
its the descended from monkeys thing  - it is a worry
its okay this time
 but It looks as if we will keep on fiddling with the works until we DO break something
still - maybe there is someone or something out there keeping an eye on things to stop us going too far
anyway -
  - the evening that Janet O' Hagan is putting together at the Black Box in Belfast on October 2nd is gaining momentum and looking to be quite a night  !
it isnt specifically about Tara - but about Sacred Spaces generally - specifically in the North
her website is at
and there are details and how to contact her there
    There is something about connecting places together and exploring the connections that makes individual places light up somehow
and the connections can be across the border - of course - but across the water as well and to other places on the Earth - this is a very exciting project I think - and hopefully the evening at the Black Box will be - well , good in itself - but also just a start of other things -



also - pleas please PLEASE  sign and circulate the Tara Reburials petition at
888 In The Valley

 " Meanwhile other Protectors were staging a Tree Protest near the Collierstown site highlighting the fact that roughly 62 bodies were removed from their sacred burial grounds to make way for the construction of the M3 Motorway. Collierstown graveyard dates from prehistoric times with burials continuing into the early medieval era.

The Tree Protest was given huge support from passing motorists. Locals also joined in coming out of their homes to give encouragement and there were plenty of volunteers to take stints to maintain a presence. " Carmel

Tree Huggers :)
Tree Huggers :)


...  apparently they picked up a lot of local support as the houses near Collierstown flooded due to the work having blocked the drains ...

Cars drive over Sacred burial Ground at Collierstown
Cars drive over Sacred burial Ground at Collierstown

 many more pictures at   http://www.indymedia.ie/article/89004 - hey ho - not good .....



The Curse of Tara ...?

another of the contractors working on the Tara section of the M3 has gone bust

Ferrovial/SiAC looking shakey - have put Belfast City ( George Best )Airport up for sale to raise more cash




the Feis Teamrach was held at Tara on a lucky sunny day - the 24th August 2008
Brendan Duffin from Toome was there - also Seamus Heaney , Laoise Kelly - Steve Cooney - Susan Mckeon , Paul Muldoon and a few more talented folks
...and  if you are sad that you missed this - oh drat ! - so am I !
it looks like it was wonderful
story and pics on Indymedia
  Carmel reports that the hilight for her was Laoise and Steve singing his song - " the Money Mad Mile "
 its online at  http://www.myspace.com/songfortara , the recorded version
it is fanatsic anyway - and to hear it under a blue Tara sky  - would have to have been - something else  ; )
....but listen to it anyway .....
Tarawatch have  been dressing up for a series of Fat Cats demonstrations .... where they have been giving money to rich people and Developers

where will they strike next ...? .....  ?



The Vigil folks put together a fantastic display at the Electric Picnic

and collected many signatures for the Tara Reburials peition

really good display ! - LOADS of excellent picrtures 

on  http://www.indymedia.ie/article/88994

( scroll down - way down the page - after the picture of the Greens distributing nuts and the mutated chicken )




the " Shell to Sea " campaign at Rossport 

 - much is happening here - and a local teacher has gone on hunger strike

more details from





here -

  featuring the Ecohouse that Philip Allen has been working on building - and a cartload of other great stuff - details from their website - www.lifestylegreen.com



 thats all for now

previous Tara Belfast Updates now approximately indexed  at



and the usual - if you are on this list by mistake - just say - and Ill take you off the list ( when I get back - cos im gong to Turkey tommorow : )  )

else please pass it on to anyone who might be interested

or send in any material connected - -  to Tara - the Sacred Earth -  sustainable development - er  - etc

Tara Support in Belfast
and the campaign goes on - - -

- more info re / what is going on at Tara from the usual sources

  and http://www.indymedia.ie  and search for " Tara " or " Rath Lugh "

contacts for Vigil
- Vigil phone 086-1758557
Rath Lugh camp phone: 086 1537 146
at 003530879904501
another number: 086-3600478

to ring from North or UK
or anywhere else ( ? ) - replace first zero with 00353

me .... anitagreg@gmail.com


. ......Great weather ; )