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The Pink Punt?

Less than 24 hours after the gay marriage referendum Tourism Ireland initiated a new campaign promoting Ireland as a gay wedding destination. Is this a cynical marketing ploy or a clever way of attracting money into the country?

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Have we fashioned another Irish bubble?

As a country Ireland has suffered more than most from the international financial crash of 2008, chiefly due to an over-reliance on the construction sector. But I fear that another unsustainable economic bubble has now been shaped. (Re)building an economy focused on one industry and model is a high risk strategy, a case of all eggs in one basket.

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