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What's going to make the news in 2012?

What are your predictions for the coalition, the eurozone, and the European Championships in 2012? Tell us what you think is going to make the headlines next year…

How will Enda Kenny and Eamon Gilmore handle 2012? No pressure, men.
How will Enda Kenny and Eamon Gilmore handle 2012? No pressure, men.
Image: Eamonn Farrell/Photocall Ireland

2011 has been a startling year for news.

From natural disasters in Japan to the general election in February, from Arab Spring protests to the worldwide Occupy movement, from the Queen’s visit to Ireland to the never-ending eurozone crisis, it seems like not a single week has gone by this year without a huge news story hitting the headlines.

But what’s 2012 going to be like?

We want your predictions in the comments section for what the new year is going to bring.

  • How will Ireland get on in the European Championships?
  • Will the eurozone crisis ever end?
  • Will Ireland come out of recession?
  • Who will win the US presidential race in November?
  • How will the coalition handle its second year in power? Will tensions continue to increase between Labour and Fine Gael?
  • Will Katie Taylor win at the Olympics in London?

So what do you think will happen in the new year? Over to you…

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