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Bar-stool economics are back in fashion as punters take long view

Published 16/04/2011 | 05:00

THERE were nosy neighbours, shiny-suited speculators, bargain hunters and even the odd bemused tourist, all crammed into the dimly lit bar of the famous Dublin watering hole Doheny and Nesbitt's from noon yesterday.

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God love any regular hoping for a quiet pint of plain.

Few of the irregulars appeared to be bidding, but all were keeping a close eye on the live feed on the television screen as the jumbo auction of distressed property got under way just up the road.

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