Enlarge Photo

Photo by: Julien Behal

Ireland's Prime Minister Brian Cowen, left, announces his resignation as leader of Ireland's dominant Fianna Fail party on Saturday, Jan, 22, 2011, in Dublin. Cowen announced Saturday that he has resigned as leader of Ireland's dominant Fianna Fail party but intends to keep leading the government through the March 11 election. Opposition chiefs demanded his immediate ouster as premier. (AP Photo/Julien Behal/PA Wire)

Happening Now