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Just 16 Days After The Scared Austerity Treaty Vote, Another EU Treaty Vote Now Swings On To The Horizon

In his June 16 article, “Berlin Push for Fiscal Union Could Lead to New Treaty Vote” , the very well  informed Irish Times reporter Arthur Beasley writes from Berlin: “European officials  are examining a new revision of the EU treaties … Continue reading

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Gerry Adams: Voting No means standing up for each other and standing up for Ireland. Vote No!

In a final appeal before polling in the Austerity Treaty referendum, Sinn Féin president, Gerry Adams TD said: I appeal to all citizens who have a vote, to use it tomorrow. This referendum is really important for you, your family … Continue reading

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Thomas Pringle v Government of Ireland

Thomas Pringle v Government of Ireland *   Listed in the High Court TODAY at 11.00 am in Court 16 before Murphy J, No 48 in the Chancery Motion List   (www.courts.ie) *   Thomas Pringle TD contends that the Government’s plans to ratify the Treaty establishing … Continue reading

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Ireland West MEP Marian Harkin calls on Government to postpone Fiscal Treaty referendum

Ireland West Independent MEP Marian Harkin has this afternoon said she is calling on the Government to postpone the May 31st Fiscal Treaty referendum, citing “rapidly increasing uncertainty” in Europe over the Treaty. You can read her statement in full … Continue reading

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Treaty offers nothing but more of same – recession, business closures and unemployment: Tóibín

The Sinn Féin jobs and enterprise spokesperson Peadar Tóibín TD has today responded to the launch of Business for Ireland saying “all the Treaty offers is more of the same – recession, business closures and unemployment.” “The Irish and Eurozone … Continue reading

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People must decide between austerity or jobs and growth – Adams

Speaking today (May 4, 2012) at the launch of the Sinn Féin Austerity Treaty referendum poster campaign Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams TD said, “The choice before the people on May 31st is clear, people must decide if they are for … Continue reading

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Fear Is ‘Yes’ Camp’s Only Tactic on Treaty

In theory, all nations of the European Union must agree to the financial oligarchy’s European Stability Mechanism (ESM) and the Stability, Coordination and Governance in the Economic and Monetary Union (Fiscal Compact) treaties for them to be imposed.  A referendum, … Continue reading

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