Tuesday 16 January 2018

VOX POP: ‘"I voted yes ... things cannot get any worse so in for a penny in for a pound’

DUBLIN’S Ha'penny Bridge over the River Liffey was thronged with commuters and tourists today as voters ushered in closer financial ties with Europe.

Migrants and their families, attracted to Ireland by a jobs boom which has receded into distant memory, hurried along crowded streets featuring an advert for the US work abroad visa, a permanent institution for many years on top of the Usit travel agent's on the corner of O'Connell Street.

Official figures covering the period from 1987 through to 2011, showed emigration from Ireland has hit a record high as spending cuts hit employment.

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