Prosperous in Ireland Belies Recovery as Investors Chase Numbers

Prosperous in Ireland Belies Recovery as Investors Chase Numbers

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A pedestrian walks past a wall covered in graffiti, and which reads 'Hope & Renewal' on a building in Dublin. While Ireland's economy has contracted 15 percent in four years, the government is planning to wean itself off the rescue money by 2014.