A bicyclist passes anti-austerity protesters outside Ireland's parliament building in central Dublin, Ireland, on Wednesday, July 18, 2012. During the protest, International Monetary Fund officials ... more 
A bicyclist passes anti-austerity protesters outside Ireland's parliament building in central Dublin, Ireland, on Wednesday, July 18, 2012. During the protest, International Monetary Fund officials speaking at a nearby hotel announced that Ireland would be expected to cut its welfare rates as part of wider efforts to slash its deficits and resume normal borrowing on bond markets next year. Ireland's euro 67.5 billion ($83 billion U.S.) EU-IMF credit line is widely expected to run dry by late 2013. (AP Photo / Shawn Pogatchnik) less 
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