British firm plans to build €50m cancer clinic in Kildare

Proton Partners buys the former Magee Barracks in Kildare town for state-of-the-art project

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
14th May, 2017
The former site of Magee Barracks in Kildare

A British company backed by a hedge fund giant wants to spend €50 million building a cutting-edge proton beam cancer treatment clinic in Kildare.

Neil Woodford’s Proton Partners International wants to build the clinic – which would be the first of its kind in Ireland – on the site of the former Magee Barracks in Kildare town.

The Barracks was bought last year by property developer David Kennedy, who has since been involved...

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