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Tall Ships big boost for city

NEWS that the Tall Ships Race spectacular is to come to Dublin is welcome indeed. The extraordinary sight of these majestic vessels filling Dublin Docklands is planned for 2012 and will mean a windfall for the capital's economy.

Some half a million people flooded to Waterford this weekend and now the four-day festival is set to grace Dublin in summer 2012.

The event is a windfall indeed. An unforgettable sight and a €50m bounty for the city.