Issue 2 - 2024 200dpi

9 July 2009 Edition

Sinn Féin will continue to campaign for a better Europe

9 July 2009

ON WEDNESDAY, Taoiseach Brian Cowen announced that polling on a second referendum to the Lisbon Treaty will take place on 2 October. Most people who voted against the Lisbon Treaty last year did so because they believe a better Europe is possible - one that is democratic and accountable; that promotes workers' rights, protects public services and seeks to play a positive, progressive role in the world. In June 2008 when almost 1,000,000 people rejected the Lisbon Treaty Brian Cowen's government was given a strong hand to play at the Council of Ministers to reopen Treaty negotiations and secure a better deal for Ireland. Free article

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