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Chief Minister surprised by size of Celtic festival

Howard Quayle praises Lorient marketing opportunity

The Chief Minister admits he didn't realise how big an opportunity the Festival Interceltique de Lorient was for the Isle of Man.

Around 750,000 people are expected to attend Europe's largest Celtic festival over the next 10 days.

The Manx representatives include musicians, dancers and local food producers.

Howard Quayle, who is attending for the first time, says it's a valuable event for the Island:

You can listen to an extended piece, from Manx Radio's Mandate at Five programme, here:

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