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All Changed Utterly as Ireland's 'Democratic Revolution' Takes Place

Niall O'Dowd | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Niall O'Dowd

First in the door was a young man with suitcase in tow heading for the emigrant plane to America, but stopping off first to cast his vote against the Fianna Fail government.

Ireland Passes Bailout Package, Despite Opposition To Cuts

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DUBLIN (By Carmel Crimmins): Ireland's parliament approved a multi-billion euro EU/IMF bailout package on Wednesday in the face of opposition threats ...

Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen Was Not Drunk, but it Doesn't Seem to Matter

Niall O'Dowd | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Niall O'Dowd

A lot of the pent-up anger at what has happened to the Irish economy and to people's living standards seemed to coalesce around the Cowen incident.

Ireland's Banking and Economic Crisis: Toxic Loans Surpass Estimate of Irish Government

Sheldon Filger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sheldon Filger

Prior to Greece becoming the economic and financial basket case of Europe, it was Ireland that held that dubious distinction.

Ireland Bank Crisis: 'Worst Fears Surpassed' As Banks Need An Additional $42.7 Billion

Bloomberg / AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

U.S. taxpayers can find some solace in the fact that there is one country with banking problems worse than our own. Ireland's banks need another $4...