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Giant’s Causeway, Co Antrim. Alan Clarke said knowledge of destinations such as Dublin, Cork and Kerry was well developed in Britain, while the NI brand needed a bit more promotion. Photograph: John Lawrence/Getty

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Cavan’s Killian Brady puts  Paul Sharry of Westmeath under pressure during Saturday’s All-Ireland senior championship qualifier at Kingspan Breffni Park, Cavan. Photograph: Inpho

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Cavan’s Gearóid McKiernan in action against Roscommon during the National League Division Three final. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

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