The EU's future rests with the Irish

Thursday, June 12, 2008

When the French and Dutch rejected the European Union's constitution in 2005, member nations drafted a new treaty that has slowly won adoption from national governments. But Ireland is unique. It's the only country holding a referendum on the Lisbon Treaty, and it's people may reject the plan on Thursday, creating a new EU crisis. Fintan O'Toole from the Irish Times tells The Takeaway what's at stake.

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