Ireland faced the risk of national bankruptcy in 2010 when it was forced to negotiate an international bailout. The last of the â¿¬67.5 billion borrowed from European Union partners and the International Monetary Fund is scheduled to be spent next year, by which time Ireland is supposed to be borrowing normally again on bond markets. It has begun to dip its toe back into those markets since the summer.While many on Saturday's march called for sterner action such as national strikes, labor leaders here have sought instead to negotiate with the government in hopes of minimizing job losses and pay cuts.
10,000 March In Dublin Against Next Irish Budget
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