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Viva Las...Borris

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Viva Las...Borris

Here's an interesting departure in Irish tourism....a massive casino on the cards (!) for north Tipp.

The development has drawn inspiration from the White House...perhaps because.....um....not sure why?

irishtimes.com/newspaper/…1224282487627.html

Las Vegas, Washington DC, Ireland...could the developer be non other than Irishfan? :)

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1. Re: Viva Las...Borris

Ferdia: I was having visions of a different "Borris" when I saw the headline of your thread :-))

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xMThTEA4M0o

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2. Re: Viva Las...Borris

I saw the article in the Irish Times and I thought.... No, you don't want to know what I thought.

The computer generated picture looked to me like a ferry with cars waiting to get into its mouth. Very funny, since Tipp is more or less land-locked.

I honestly don't know how this monstrosity got planning permission. I suppose the local shops ran out of brown envelopes....

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3. Re: Viva Las...Borris

Thanks for the link Suzy:)

Clauds, maybe it was the Tip in Tipperary that led them to believe that they're on to a winner???:)

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4. Re: Viva Las...Borris

Would 10% do...?

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5. Re: Viva Las...Borris

Thanks for the link, Ferdia. I heard about this yesterday and actually thought it was a joke!

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6. Re: Viva Las...Borris

"Las Vegas, Washington DC, Ireland...could the developer be non other than Irishfan? :)"

HAHA...but don't blame me!

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7. Re: Viva Las...Borris

As far as the White House, it was designed by Irish born James Hoban. Supposedly based on a number of Irish Georgian era country houses including Leinster House and Castletown.

So at least it has Irish roots...but...um...still not sure why the replica either...

Keith

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