Re: Re: Collins Barracks

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Rory W

Staying off topic for a mo – At one stage The Royal Hospital was considered as a site for UCD.

However Michael Tierney amongst others decided that Belfield was the best place for a ‘Catholic Arc of influence’ – St Vincent’s Hopital, UCD Belfield and Milltown to counteract the Protestant sphere of influence in the city centre. So the days of UCD staying in the city were numbered anyway.

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