5Excerpted from a letter, protesting the British-Israelite excavations at Tara, published in The Times (Dublin) on 27 June 1902, signed by Douglas Hyde, George Moore, and W.B. Yeats.

To illustrate Tara's significance in academic research, Conor Newman, citing Edel Bhreathnach (1995), asserts that more than "220 academic publications dealing with various aspects of Tara, illustrates amply the scale and history of related scholarship." (Newman, Conor. Tara: An Archaeological Survey. Dublin: Royal Irish Academy for the Discovery Programme, 1997, pp. 2-5.)