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Kim Bielenberg: Belfast has the Titanic Experience for tourists - Dublin should have a Troika Trail

Published 20/11/2012 | 09:52

Ajai Chopra Dept Director of the IMF European Department in Dublin
Ajai Chopra Dept Director of the IMF European Department in Dublin

YOU have to take your hat off to Leo Varadkar for at least trying. The Minister for Tourism has come up with an idea for an "Independence Trail" through Dublin

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Visitors will be able to go for a stroll to visit the sites of the Easter Rising. They can saunter to the GPO. They can see where Padraig Pearse read his proclamation to a few bemused passers-by, who may have been hoping to buy some stamps.



But should we really be going down the 1916 route in a bid to lure tourists?

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