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Independent World Heritage expert inspects plans for proposed Slane Bypass

18th January 2011

Meath County Council, at the instigation of An Bord Pleanála, has engaged Dr Douglas Comer, international World Heritage expert, to independently assess the impact the likely effects of the construction of the proposed Sane Bypass on the Brú na Bóinne World Heritage Site.

Meath County Council contacted all those who made submissions on the EIS by email inviting them to contact Dr Comer to arrange to meet him and discuss the issue, should they wish to do so.

Dr Comer has consulted a wide variety of institutional stakeholders and has also visited Slane and Brú na Bóinne. Dr Comer is president of Cultural Site Research and Management, based in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, specialising in the development and utilisation of innovative technologies, data collection methodologies, and public involvement techniques to produce and supplement sustainable, resource-driven cultural resource management plans. He is also co-president of the International Committee on Archaeological Heritage Management.

Dr Comer will be participating in the Oral Hearing in February.

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