A light has been shed on the future of the iconic and controversial ‘Light at the End of the Tunnel’ sign, but how long will it last?
In the summer of 2010, an Irish company was given the task of removing the controversial sign from the ground.
It was a long and arduous process, involving extensive surveying and building of a new one in the village of Clontarf.
The original sign, which dates back to the 1890s, is now in the National Museum of Ireland, which is due to open this year.
The main attraction of the museum, which includes a large display of photographs and historical materials, is the original light at end of tunnel sign.
But the light was never a permanent fixture.
In its final days, the sign was removed from the village’s streets and removed from its public realm.
The National Museum says it will have a permanent light at its disposal, but the sign will not be permanently displayed.
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