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category meath | environment | opinion/analysis author Thursday July 29, 2010 14:12author by Farrelly57 - Private Report this post to the editors

Littering our woods

Here is a small wood, made smaller by the M3 Motorway and used obviously as a tip by locals now.

Lismullen Woods.
A visit to Lismullen Woods last week proved the myth that modern country people are stewards of the land they live on.
Here is a small wood, made smaller by the M3 Motorway and used obviously as a tip by locals now. As no one is demanding they stop none of the local, vocal and often ranting Meath politician have weighed in so there are no headlines in the local papers about local people being denied the right to do as they wish.
Here though is proof that when locals are left to their own devices they do as they wish.
In Meath wrath its still aimed at those who try to protect and conserve such places.
Rath Lugh Woods on the other hand looks wonderful.
It is still fenced off and thank God for that; the fence should be kept in place.
The Rath was heavenly that same day, full of birdsong, re-growth, sunshafts, badger diggings, butterflies etc. It just lacked the results of mindless human activity.
People who care and love nature will always find a way to slip into it and enjoy it but the fence means that the shotgun men, the quad bikers, the “leave the rubbish bag people” and their political support staff have given it a miss.
This could be anywhere in Meath now.
When leadership becomes perverted our land will be misused, when people stand up to them or sanction human activity there is a chance for sanity, sustainability and pride!
That is the message of this post.
A royal county or a royal mess; its up to us.

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 #   Title   Author   Date 
   Disgraceful     Tara Tara Tara    Thu Jul 29, 2010 17:01 
   Environmental Complaints     Tara Tara Tara    Thu Jul 29, 2010 17:07 
   Pollution etc     Bruscar    Mon Aug 02, 2010 17:01 
   Try "The work".     Richard    Tue Aug 03, 2010 14:08 
   TSV     Tara Tara Tara    Tue Aug 03, 2010 18:59 
   Stealth Planning?     Morrigan    Mon Aug 09, 2010 12:19 
   Well Done     Imbolc57    Tue Aug 10, 2010 11:44 
   Quelle Surprise     Morrigan    Tue Aug 10, 2010 13:06 
   Watch it     Ken    Tue Aug 10, 2010 15:53 
 10   One Off Houses     From An Irish Environmentalist    Thu Aug 12, 2010 08:10 
 11   Spate of applications     Carmel Diviney    Fri Aug 13, 2010 10:09 
 12   Correction     Carmel Diviney    Sat Aug 14, 2010 16:47 


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