Slane has a medieval bridge and an 18th century
road carrying 21st century articulated traffic…
The only long-term solution to the
ongoing traffic problem in Slane
is the construction of the bypass.

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6th February 2011
Demonstration in Slane: Community turns out in support of Bypass.
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2nd February 2011
Bypass Slane Campaign, along with other Slane community groups attend Bord Pleanála Preliminary Oral Hearing in Drogheda.
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28 January 2011
Instructions are issued by letter by Bord Pleanála on how to participate in the Oral Hearing.
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28 January 2011
Mill Hill and N2 closure clearly demonstrates that HGV ban would not work.
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23 January 2011
Bypass Slane Campaign representatives along with other Slane Community representatives meet with Dr Douglas Comer, world heritage expert.
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19th January 2011
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Bord Pleanála announce a date for the Oral Hearing – Tuesday 15th February in the Boyne Valley Hotel, Drogheda.
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18th January 2011
Independent World Heritage expert inspects plans for proposed Slane Bypass and visits Slane and Brú na Bóinne. Invitations are issued to interested parties to contact him for discussions.
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17th January 2011
Mill Hill emergency closure highlights sub-standard road
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January 2011
Part of west wall of Slane Bridge collapses.
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17th December 2010
Members of the Bypass Slane Campaign meet with Phil Hogan, Fine Gael Environment spokesman, to brief him on the need for the Slane bypass.
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8th December 2010
BSC statement on Four Year Plan printed in Meath Chronicle.
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7th December 2010
Bypass debated on LMFM
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6th December 2010
Slane hit hard in recent cold snap further highlighting need for bypass.
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25th November 2010
Good news for Slane Bypass in 4 Year Plan!
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26th September 2010
Traffic collision at Cullen, Slane
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25th September 2010
Traffic collision at Cashel, Slane.
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15th September 2010
Bypass Slane Campaign letter to Meath Chronicle published: 'Bypass plan enjoys widespread support in Slane'.
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13th September 2010
An Bord Pleanála instruct Meath County Council to publish the further information and invite submissions before 15th October 2010.
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30th August 2010
Bypass Slane Campaign Letter to Editor, Irish Times, published.
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28th August 2010
Irish Times article strongly critical of attempts to block bypass.
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26th August 2010
ESRI economist attacks Slane bypass proposal.
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22nd June 2010
An Bord Pleanála promises final decision by 30th September 2010.

1st June 2010
BBCNI visit Slane Village to report on proposed bypass.
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18th May 2010
An Bord Pleanála seek further information from Meath County Council in relation to the proposed bypass. Still no announcement on an oral hearing.
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17th February 2010
Bypass Slane Campaign submission lodged with Bord Pleanála
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15th February 2010
Another Traffic Incident in Slane.
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24 January 2010
Bypass Slane Campaign response to recent media coverage.
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22 January 2010
Irish Times reort on the proposed bypass.
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20th January 2010
Slane hits the headlines. Extensive coverage given by RTE and other outlets to the proposed Slane Bypass.
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January 2010
The EIS relating to the proposed N2 Slane Bypass is now available. Submissions to be received by Bord Pleanála by 17th February 2010.
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19th December 2009
Meath County Council have just published the CPO notice for Slane Bypass. Major step in the progress towards construction!
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4th December 2009
New 30km speed limit signs appear on the approaches to Slane.
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December 2009
Bypass Slane Campaign car stickers now available! Please contact us to get yours.
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November 2009
NRA to finalise and publish Environmental Impact Statement imminently in advance of Bord Pleanála submission.
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6th October 2009
New shorter bypass route unveiled by the NRA for public inspection in Conyngham Arms Hotel.
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September 2009
Meath County Council finally begin remedial works in the village.
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September 2009
Meath County Council announce range of traffic saftey measures they are considering for Slane Village
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16th September 2009
Bypass Slane Campaign meet with Sean Farrell, Inspector of Traffic and Sergeant Mark Tobin to discuss the response of the Gardai to road safety in Slane.

September 2009
226 members of the Bypass Slane Facebook Cause page.
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September 2009
30kmph speed limit for Slane to be introduced in the New Year.
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August 2009
Crosses commemorating those killed on the roads around Slane at the bottom of Mill Hill are refurbished and a new explanatory sign is added.
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August 2009
Bypass Slane Campaign have a very successful day at the Ladywell Fete.
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8th August 2009
Fundraiser night held in Boyle's Pub, Slane.
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15th July 2009
Slane Representatives including Bypass Slane Campaign and Slane Bridge Action Group meet again with Oireachtas Joint Committee on Transport, CEO of NRA and Meath County Manager.
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July 2009
Meath County Council officials state that the HGV ban is unworkable.
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3rd June 2009
Lorry sheds load after crossing Slane Bridge.
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5th June 2009
Slane community representatives including the Bypass Slane Campaign meet An Taoiseach and Minister for Transport Noel Dempsey at a Fainna Fáil event held in the Conyngham Arms Hotel.
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6th May 2009
Slane Representatives including Bypass Slane Campaign and Slane Bridge Action Group invited to make presentation to Oireachtas Joint Committee on Transport on the 'intolerable' road traffic situation in Slane.
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April 2009
Meath County Councillors unanimously pass a motion effectively banning HGVs from Slane Village.
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April 2009
Public meetings held in Slane following latest crash and protest. Bypass Slane Campaign formed.

April 2009
A very strong message was sent out to the responsible authorities when Slane residents protest in their village square on N2 blocking traffic for 30 minutes. The residents were demanding meaningful action to be taken in the aftermath of the very serious pile-up the previous week.
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23rd March 2009
Traffic incident in the village involving seven cars, one rigid-base truck and a HGV. The HGV went out of control and crashed in to the line of stationary traffic stopped at the traffic lights in the square. Several of the drivers are brought to hospital but, miraculously, no-one is seriously injured.
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