Birr Castle Demesne

Sherwood Harrington
August, 2006

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A closer view southward.
While we were there, the telescope was closed off by temporary fencing (clearly visible in the background) due to a dispute among various agencies concerning a malfunction of one of its newly-installed systems.  Lord Rosse suggested that I breach the barrier after closing time, when no one was around, to investigate the restored wonder more closely.