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Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen (right) and Irish President Mary McAleese (second from left) arrive at Aras an Uachtarain, the official residence of the Irish president, in Dublin on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011, to sign a request for a Proclamation of Dissolution of the Irish parliament. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
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Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen (right) and Irish President Mary McAleese (second from left) arrive at Aras an Uachtarain, the official residence of the Irish president, in Dublin on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011, to sign a request for a Proclamation of Dissolution of the Irish parliament. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

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