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Politicians debate merits of Dunlop’s Celtic crossing


"All greatness stands firm in the Storm" Plato's "Republic" Although the public response has been staggering and overwhelmingly positive both sides of the Irish Sea and internationally, the economic case for a bridge connection between Scotland and Ireland is building and becoming more convincing, otherwise Scotland and Ireland's leading politicians would have given the idea short shrift. The proposal for a shorter 12 mile connection from the Antrim coast to the Mull of Kintyre then onward via a number of smaller bridges, Dunoon to Gourock for example and new road connections now seems possible. Thereby cutting the journey time to the central belt of Scotland significantly. The technology now exists to also span over Beaufort's Dyke. As for "encouraging fresh ideas and innovation" and students addressing the housing crisis, that is exactly what my own unit is doing in a two year MArch research and design study. https://homesssrgu.wixsite.com/unit2 If nothing else listen to the poem at the start, it is brilliant.

Posted date

12 February, 2018

Posted time

12:04 pm