Thursday June 4, 2020

Achillhenge draws tourists while it awaits demolition

Council pursues developer to demolish eyesore

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

10th August, 2014
The enormous Stonehenge-like structure, built without planning permission on Achill Island, is still standing after almost three years.

A local council is insisting that it is still pursuing the developer known as the Anglo Avenger to get him to demolish a divisive Mayo “landmark” dubbed Achillhenge.

Joe McNamara came to public attention when he drove a cement mixer bearing the words ‘Toxic Bank Anglo’ into the gates of Leinster House in 2010.

He later built an enormous Stonehenge-like structure without planning permission on Achill Island. The structure is still standing...

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