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In pictures: Ireland’s day of economic and political turmoil

A bailout announced, a government collapsing, a department stormed… it’s been quite a day. Here’s our gallery.
Nov 22nd 2010, 4:56 PM 2,792 3

IT HAS, NOBODY WILL DENY, been a crazy 24 hours for Ireland.

Beginning last night with the disclosure that the country had asked the European Union and IMF for an economic bailout, through to this morning’s declaration from the Green Party it was seeking an election in January, and through to this lunchtime’s Merrion Street protests involving Sinn Féin… Ireland has rarely seen 24 hours like it.

Here, then, is our selection of the best press images of the last 24 hours.

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Gavan Reilly


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