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Cabinet colleagues of the Foreign Affairs Minister have reservations after two cost-benefit analyses show very different results from yacht race

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Simon Coveney on board 'Wavetrain' during racing in Cork Week. Picture by David Branigan/Oceansport

Simon Coveney on board 'Wavetrain' during racing in Cork Week. Picture by David Branigan/Oceansport

Simon Coveney on board 'Wavetrain' during racing in Cork Week. Picture by David Branigan/Oceansport

As he prepared to record a video from Crosshaven Yacht Club to promote Ireland’s bid to host the 2024 America’s Cup yacht race in his native Cork, Simon Coveney was being given wardrobe advice.

Suggest casual sailing gear if possible and if it feels appropriate,” wrote adviser John Concannon in an email to the Foreign Affairs Minister’s private secretary last February. 


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