O0443 : Mysterious Antenna in Mayne, Co Meath

taken 5 years ago, near to Clonee, Meath, Ireland

Mysterious Antenna in Mayne, Co Meath
Mysterious Antenna in Mayne, Co Meath
Doesn't look like your average mobile phone mast - perhaps some kind of astronomical device? Cosmic ray detector? Dunsink observatory O1038 : Dunsink Observatory is quite close by.
Most likely explanation is that it's related to aircraft navigation - the site is directly in line with the main runway at Dublin Airport and exactly five nautical miles distant.
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Date Taken
Monday, 21 April, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 22 April, 2014
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Flat landscapes 
Primary Subject of Photo
Aerial (Antenna) 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! O 044 433 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:25.8074N 6:25.7313W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! O 045 433
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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