General Economy And Retail As Ireland Prepares To Take Control Of EU Presidency


Pedestrians pass a sign directing shoppers towards a sale of... News PhotoAusterity,Business,Consumerism,Corporate Business,Customer,Directing,Dublin - Republic of Ireland,Economy,Environment,Europe,European Union,European Union Currency,Eurozone Debt Crisis,Finance,Grafton Street,Home Finances,Horizontal,Ireland,Merchandise,Pedestrian,Sale,ShoppingPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2012 BloombergPedestrians pass a sign directing shoppers towards a sale of Timberland Co. goods on Grafton Street in Dublin, Ireland, on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012. Ireland will take over the EU presidency in January as the euro-area wrestles with putting the European Central Bank in charge of lenders within the currency union and other participating nations. Photographer: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg via Getty Images