Cavan County Council cut down ancient oak and hazel trees last week to widen the R207 from Dowra
Th reality was far removed from that and by the mid 80s, the Haughey-led government had become known as the GUBU administration - grotesque, unbelievable, bizarre and unprecedented - because it was beset by controversies such as phone tapping and the Dowra
On Sunday morning Noel McPartlin, 26, from Dowra
, Co Cavan, died when his car crashed into a parked lorry at Carrowmmore in the county.
Noel McPartlin, from Dowra
, was killed when a car collided with a parked lorry.
Vera's husband John, from Dowra
, Co Leitrim, works for TWA in New York.