Category Archives: Irish Referendum

Sinn Féin in World News

Wall Street Journal – Sinn Fein Gains Clout, Irish Polls Show: Sinn Fein’s campaign to reject the European Union’s new fiscal treaty seems set to fail, but it has succeeded in boosting support for a party that has become the … Continue reading

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NationalPlatform.org: 4 reasons the ESM Treaty is illegal

By Anthony Coughlan Director, National Platform EU Research & Information Centre Related Link: http://www.nationalplatform.org First published online @ http://www.indymedia.ie/article/101936   Reasons to believe that the ESM Treaty as it stands is illegal under EU law and therefore unconstitutional in Ireland: … Continue reading

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Last Post of Referendum: If you haven’t yet voted, please read this…

John Corcoran (ICTA) writes in an email: At 8.25 am yesterday morning Paul Krugman and John Corcoran spoke simultaneously on BBC radio and advised the Irish people to vote No in the Fiscal Treaty Referendum.  John spoke on BBC radio … Continue reading

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“A Federation for the Eurozone and a Confederation for the rest of the EU”

(Note: The following replaces & corrects earlier version of 7/May) TWO TREATIES FOR THE EUROZONE AND AN AMENDMENT TO  ONE OF THE EU TREATIES  – ALL RELATED TO EACH  OTHER! Reply to Dr Gavin Barrett, Senior Lecturer in European Law, … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Treaties: Citizen’s Guide

Ireland is being asked to approve two new international treaties and an amendment to the European Union Treaties. These are: 1. Treaty establishing the European Stability Mechanism (called ‘ESM Treaty’) 2. Treaty on Stability Co-ordination and Governance in the Economic … Continue reading

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… were Ireland to apply for a second bail-out…

… were Ireland to apply for a second bail-out prior to July 1st 2013, it would be granted if such an application were accompanied by a Memorandum of Understanding negotiated between Ireland, the EU and the IMF – similar to the first bail-out. This funding is not contingent upon the ratification of the Fiscal Treaty.

- Michael Taft, Research Officer with Unite the Union, & Tom McDonnell, policy analyst at TASC.

Source: TheJournal.ie/Progressive-Economy.ie

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The evidence suggests that Ireland will have continued access to EU funding

The evidence suggests that Ireland will have continued access to EU funding until we have regained market access regardless of the outcome of the forthcoming referendum as long as we meet the terms of the programme.

- , Lecturer in Economics, University College Cork

Source: economic-incentives.blogspot.com

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Throw Irish Families a Lifeline: Be Positive – Vote No to More Austerity

Is austerity working for you?

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Fiscal/Austerity Treaty online information, explanation links

A Tale of Two Treaties – Fiscal/Austrity Treaty explained in everyday language; by Mary Linehan, Solicitor and Joe Noonan, Solicitor. AusterityTreaty.com – a clearinghouse for some of the best posts and links from around the web – including from the … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Citizen’s Campaign South East – Fiscal/Austerity Treaty Referendum, Public Meetings (Counties Carlow, Kilkenny, Waterford, Wexford)

————————————————– FINAL UPDATE: TUESDAY 29th May           Wexford town Wexford Sinn Féin @St Joseph’s Community Centre, Bishopswater, Wexford Town John Corcoran (Irish Commerical Tenants’ Association) Oisin Ó Conail (Co. Wexford Chairman of Sinn Féin) Cllr Anthony Kelly (Sinn Féin) Our apologies: … Continue reading

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