“Make 3,000 years old road a visitor attraction”

Noted Irish archaeologist Aidan Walsh, now living in Castlepollard, who first became aware just four years ago of the ongoing destruction of what was undoubtedly Westmeath’s and the Midlands’ most valuable and unique roadway – the 3,000 years old Bronze Age road across the bogland at Mayne, Coole, is delighted that what remains of the ancient oak road is now to be preserved.