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Queen's visit showed Ireland at its best

Published 24/05/2011 | 07:47

Whatever one thought of the queen's visit to Ireland, it was a resounding success from Bord Failte's point of view.

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The tall fishmonger who made the queen laugh in Cork's English Market may just bring a million more tourists to Ireland this summer because it showed off two of the best attributes the Irish should be selling: fabulous, fresh food and a great sense of humour.

All you need to prove now is that Liz has ancestors who came from Schull, or some such beautiful west Cork town.

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