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Planning Permission lodged for Birr Radio Telescope

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3 years 10 months ago - 3 years 10 months ago #97768 by Seanie_Morris
This one seems to have escaped any major news outlet, I spotted this in the Tullamore Tribune:
www.tullamoretribune.ie/articles/news/33...f-research-universe/

And in today's edition, headed by Prof Peter Gallagher (TCD), the formal planning application was made to Birr Town Council:
www.tullamoreastronomy.com/media/Birr-Ra...-Tribune-5613%29.jpg

Let's hope something comes of it.

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3 years 10 months ago #97775 by Paul Evans
Excellent. Prof Gallgher gave us a great talk about this project at the IAA, good to see it moving forward!

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3 years 10 months ago #97792 by dave_lillis
and yet I didnt see any mention of this in the rte news or any national radio channel, typical.

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3 years 10 months ago - 3 years 10 months ago #97797 by Pat_Dunne
Reading through the article posted on the paper's website, there are a number of serious "heavy hitters" listed as investors, such as Denis O'Brien and Dermot Desmond. With individuals like this been involved I reckon that this project has a genuine chance of getting off the ground.

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3 years 10 months ago #97801 by Seanie_Morris
Picture of the article from yesterday's Tullamore Tribune article:
www.tullamoreastronomy.com/media/Birr-Ra...-Tribune-5613%29.jpg

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