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Leprechaun feels the pinch of Irish recession

Leprechaun feels the pinch of Irish recession214913
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Pictured on Dublin’s main shopping street, a man dressed as a leprechaun seeks donations from passing shoppers in the "January" sales. Dublin, Ireland. 31/12/2009. Pictured on Dublin’s main shopping street, this normally elusive leprechaun seeks donations from passing shoppers in the January sales. Famous for their pots of gold that become the property of anyone lucky enough to catch them, this leprechaun’s public appearance demonstrates how deeply Ireland’s economic recession has struck. He feels no need to hide from passers-by as he negotiates by phone with his banker. Having emptied his pot of gold in return for an ill-conceived property investment in Bulgaria, the empty container now serves as his donations bucket on Grafton St.
Leprechaun feels the pinch of Irish recession214914
02/02
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Pictured on Dublin’s main shopping street, a man dressed as a leprechaun seeks donations from passing shoppers in the "January" sales. Dublin, Ireland. 31/12/2009. Pictured on Dublin’s main shopping street, this normally elusive leprechaun seeks donations from passing shoppers in the January sales. Famous for their pots of gold that become the property of anyone lucky enough to catch them, this leprechaun’s public appearance demonstrates how deeply Ireland’s economic recession has struck. He feels no need to hide from passers-by as he negotiates by phone with his banker. Having emptied his pot of gold in return for an ill-conceived property investment in Bulgaria, the empty container now serves as his donations bucket on Grafton St.
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DMTX. Pictured on Dublin’s main shopping street, a man dressed as a leprechaun seeks donations from passing shoppers in the "January" sales. Dublin, Ireland. 31/12/2009.

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