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Sunday 10 December 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# end of the counter

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Video: The glamour of self-service shops in 1960s Ireland
Filmmaker whose grandfather brought the Mace shops to Ireland is looking for anecdotes of the end of over-the-counter shops… and the switch to the shopping basket.