Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny announced February 28 that Ireland will hold a referendum on the EU’s fiscal treaty.(Georges Gobet/AFP/Getty Images)
Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny announced February 28 that Ireland will hold a referendum on the EU’s fiscal treaty.
(Georges Gobet/AFP/Getty Images)

Ireland to Hold Referendum on New EU Treaty

March 5, 2012  •  From theTrumpet.com
The Irish have voted ‘no’ before. There’s a good chance they’ll do so now.
 

Ireland will hold a referendum on the fiscal treaty agreed by 25 out of 27 EU nations in January, Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny announced February 28.

The announcement was a surprise, as EU leaders tried to design the treaty so it would not trigger referenda. However, Ireland’s attorney general, Máire Whelan, said that “on balance” Ireland’s constitution requires one.

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