The following description is derived from the published 'Archaeological Inventory of County Meath' (Dublin: Stationery Office, 1987). In certain instances the entries have been revised and updated in the light of recent research.
Date of upload/revision: 10 July 2007
Sunken trackway adjacent to, on SW side, modern road going NW from Hill of Tara; may be Petrie's (TRIA 1839, 221) Slighe Asal or Fan na gCarbad. It intersects, at N end of Teach Miodhchuarta, with another sunken trackway, the Slighe Miodhchuarta, which runs W, S of field fence and then turns SW. Slighe Dála runs parallel with the modern approach road from S, on W side of field fence. (Macalister 1931, 78-81)Description Source: National Monuments Service, Department of Arts, Heritage Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs.