Dáil Éireann - Volume 638 - 02 October, 2007

Written Answers. - Archaeological Sites.

Deputy Phil Hogan asked the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government the reason he has decided to sanction the location of the Turoe Stone from its environment at Turoe to a museum at Galway City; if he will confirm that international practice has been considered in the case of this decision; the consequences that it will have on the local rural community who are seeking to develop attractions like this carved stone as an opportunity to attract visitors to a rural community; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21424/07]

  Deputy John Gormley: I refer to the reply to Question No. 188 of 27 September, 2007. The position is unchanged.