Plans for museum in jail on hold; TOURISM.
Fine Gael tourism spokeswoman Olivia Mitchell said the move will come as a blow to the beleaguered sector.
She added: "This is a shortsighted cutback that will end up costing Ireland more in the long term than it will save immediately.
"The country's tourism sector has taken a number of hits recently and we need to be developing our tourist infrastructure to attract visitors.
"Collins Barracks is already one of the most visited tourist attractions in the country with visitor numbers doubling last year. We should be capitalising on this, not abandoning it."
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|Publication:||The Mirror (London, England)|
|Date:||Feb 20, 2009|
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