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MARIAN FINUCANE: RTE star had a bee in her bonnet
MARIAN FINUCANE: RTE star had a bee in her bonnet

Marian Finucane seemed weirdly fixated last Sunday on the €30m (£21m) reportedly spent by "the Brits" on their doomed 2018 World Cup bid.

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"Who got that €30m?" she demanded indignantly. "What were they spending all those millions on?"

A panellist tried to explain. "In terms of pitching for a tournament, what you're spending it on, as I understand, is…"

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