POLLS: Irish hold Lisbon Treaty vote today

If Ireland signs onto the treaty, then it’s a cinch for Tony Blair, who’s slated to become the first permanent president of the EU. — PID

(BBC NEWS) — Irish voters are heading to the polls in a second referendum on the EU’s Lisbon Treaty – a vote that may decide the future of long-delayed EU changes.

They previously rejected the treaty in a June 2008 referendum, by a margin of almost 7%. This time opinion polls suggest the Yes camp will win.

The Republic of Ireland is the only one of the EU’s 27 member states to put the treaty to a referendum.

via BBC NEWS | Europe | Irish hold crunch EU treaty vote.

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