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Funfair organisers say return of attraction will 'boost' Manx economy

Now in its 35th year

Uncertainty over whether the TT Funfair would be able to operate this year was disappointing.

That’s the view of the organisers who say the family friendly attraction provides a ‘boost’ to the Manx economy.

Permission was eventually granted for Taylors to bring over the fair – 2023 marks its 35th year and the gates to it are expected to open today.

Jan De-Koning is the co-organiser:

Thousands of people will descend on the Isle of Man to enjoy what it has to offer over the racing fortnight.

Chanelle Sukhoo went to meet some of them:

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