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Recession hits Northern Ireland pubs

Duration: 02:13

It used to be said that owning a pub was a licence to print money but it's hardly the case now. First there a clampdown on drink driving, then came the smoking ban. Now the recession is taking its toll. It seems fewer people are going to out to bars. Our district reporter in South Down Francis Gorman has been talking to publicans finding it tough.

Available since: Fri 18 Feb 2011

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BBC Newsline 01/02/2011

Local news worth watching from across Northern Ireland.

First broadcast: 01 Feb 2011

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