Battle Lines Drawing up in Ireland's Second Lisbon Treaty Referendum

DUBLIN ( – With 43 days to the second Irish referendum on Lisbon, and with the government with almost unlimited public funds already campaigning heavily for a Yes, No campaigners on both sides of the political divide have launched a strong counter-offensive.

Campaign Against the EU Constitution (CAEUC) started with a public meeting in Dublin today addressed by MEPs and union leaders. CAEUC contends that the Lisbon Treaty, despite promises of special “guarantees” for Ireland, is precisely the same document that has already been soundly defeated by referendum three times, by the French and Dutch in 2005 and by Ireland last year.

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