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Misspelt but not misplaced

Céad milliún fáilte

The tourist board cliché of “Céad míle fáilte”, from those ads with fiddles and pints and oysters, literally means “a hundred thousand welcomes”. Perhaps we need to update this to better represent the “current economic climate”. A recent letter to one of the national newspapers suggested that in all this talk of bank recapitalisation, loans [...]