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When I was 21 I had two part time jobs in Dun Laoghaire ... I worked for the local tourist office three days a week and two days a week on the pier for the Department Of Agriculture. I would visit the Lotus Chinese Restaurant at least once per week. It only opened in 1971 [the same year that I got my first part time job] and I am not sure that my parents approved of me wasting my money eating out.

I worked for Ericsson from 2001 to 2011 and once ever week I had lunch at this restaurant as did many other staff members.

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