Tuesday June 2, 2020

Brexit disaster strikes tourist hotspots as pound plunges

UK tourists splash about £39 billion abroad each year

30th June, 2016
Gallagher's Boxty House in Dublin's Temple Bar Pic: Ireland's Content Pool

About 40 per cent of customers at Gallagher’s Boxty House in Dublin’s tourist district, Temple Bar, come from the UK. Now, with the pound plunging, he’s worried.

“I just had the first growth in seven years and now, Oh God, do I have to go through this again?” said Gallagher, 55, who has been serving boxty, a traditional Irish potato-bread dish, in the area since 1989. “The English are the...

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