Tara monument attack condemned
Gardai are investigating an attack on the Lia Fail monument. The standing stone is associated with the inauguration rites for the High Kings of Tara and was moved to its current position in the early nineteenth century.
A national monument that is said to have served as the coronation stone for the High Kings of Tara has been vandalised, it was revealed today.
Minister for Heritage Jimmy Deenihan condemned the attack on the Lia Fáil (stone of destiny) Standing Stone, which is situated on the Hill of Tara in Co Meath.
Tara monument attack condemned - The Irish Times - Wed, Jun 13, 2012