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Terry Prone: Molly Malone is a northsider, so let's battle to bring her over the Liffey

Published 19/07/2013 | 11:30

The Molly Malone Statue. Photo: Kyran O'Brien
The Molly Malone Statue. Photo: Kyran O'Brien

LAYING down the new Luas line is going to create traffic jams, route diversions – and moving statues.

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Two of the latter have to be uprooted to let the line come through: Fr Matthew and Molly Malone.

Now, let's be honest. Fr Matthew is an important part of Ireland's ongoing struggle with drink, but the one we're actually going to miss is Molly. It looks like she'll be gone for about two years.

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