Irish voters reject EU treaty

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Series Details 14.6.08
Publication Date 14/06/2008
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Reports and analysis of the vote in the referendum in Ireland, 12 June 2008 on the Treaty of Lisbon - and the implications for the European Union of the 'no' vote.

Subsequent information sources after the immediate aftermath of the result in Ireland are indexed separately in ESO.

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Spiegel Online International, 14.6.08: Ireland Punishes the EU for Constitution Trick http://www.spiegel.de/international/europe/0,1518,559741,00.html
Ireland: Department of the Taoiseach, 13.6.08: Statement by the Taoiseach, Mr. Brian Cowen T.D. following the announcement of the result of the Lisbon Treaty Referendum http://www.taoiseach.gov.ie/index.asp?locID=582&docID=3919
ESO: Background information http://www.europeansources.info/record/eus-future-hangs-on-knife-edge-vote/
BBC News, 13.6.08: Ireland rejects EU reform treaty http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/7453560.stm
Spiegel Online International, 16.6.08: EU in Chaos after Ireland's 'No' Vote http://www.spiegel.de/international/europe/0,1518,559730,00.html
Spiegel Online International, 13.6.08: Why Europe Should Listen to Ireland http://www.spiegel.de/international/europe/0,1518,559639,00.html
Eur-Activ, 13.6.08: Ireland shows EU establishment the red card http://www.euractiv.com/priorities/ireland-shows-eu-establishment-r-news-220049
Deutsche Welle, 13.6.08: Brussels Gloomy as Irish 'No' Likely on EU Treaty http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,2144,3410776,00.html
Slovenia: EU Presidency: Press Release, 13.6.08: Prime Minister Janez Janša comments on the Irish referendum http://www.eu2008.si/en/News_and_Documents/Press_Releases/June/0613KPV_irski_referendum.html
Germany: Federal Foreign Office: Press Release, 13.6.08: Federal Minister Steinmeier regrets the outcome of the Irish referendum http://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/diplo/en/Infoservice/Presse/Meldungen/2008/080613-LissabonIrland.html
European Commission: Press Release: IP/08/941: Statement by President Barroso following the Irish referendum on the Treaty of Lisbon http://europa.eu/rapid/pressReleasesAction.do?reference=IP/08/941&format=HTML&aged=0&language=EN&guiLanguage=en
United Kingdom: Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Newsroom: Latest news: Irish treaty vote (13/06/2008) http://www.fco.gov.uk/en/newsroom/latest-news/?view=News&id=3769832
BBC News, 14.6.08: EU grapples with Irish 'No' vote http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/7454333.stm
Deutsche Welle, 14.6.08: EU's Barroso to Hold Crisis Talks After Irish Treaty Rejection http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,2144,3411530,00.html
The Irish Times: The Lisbon Treaty http://www.ireland.com/focus/thelisbontreaty/
European Foundation, No Vol.15, No.6, July 2008 http://www.europeanfoundation.org/docs/July%202008.pdf
The Economist, 21.6.08: The European Union: Ireland's voters speak http://www.economist.com/displayStory.cfm?Story_ID=11580212
Le Monde Diplomatique, July 2008: Europe’s union of disenchantment http://mondediplo.com/2008/07/08europe
Le Monde Diplomatique, July 2008: European style: nobody loves it http://mondediplo.com/2008/07/01european
France: Presidency: News, 13.6.08: Déclaration franco-allemande suite au résultat du référendum irlandais http://www.elysee.fr/documents/index.php?lang=fr&mode=view&cat_id=8&press_id=1501
BBC News, 15.6.07: EU 'must find treaty solution' http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/7455580.stm
Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 14.6.08: Brussels in shock as Irish sink Treaty http://www.rnw.nl/english
Committee of the Regions: Press Release, 13.6.08: Ireland says 'No' http://www.cor.europa.eu/pages/PressTemplate.aspx?view=detail&id=508ceaef-d970-4a7f-add7-2676f3a57280
European Parliament: Press Release, 13.6.08: Hans-Gert Pöttering on the result of the Irish referendum: EU-summit to discuss solutions http://www.europarl.europa.eu/president/press_releases/en/files/cp0232.htm
European Parliament: Press Release, 16.6.08: Statement by the President of the European Parliament on the Irish referendum http://www.europarl.europa.eu/news/expert/infopress_page/008-31576-168-06-25-901-20080613IPR31575-16-06-2008-2008-false/default_en.htm

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