A Second Chance for Lisbon Ireland To Hold Second EU Referendum

It's official, the Irish will head to the polls again in October for a second referendum on the Lisbon Treaty, the deal that would see the European Union's biggest reform in years. The move follows a German court decision last week paving the way for the treaty's ratification.
A cyclist passes by a "Yes" for Lisbon Treaty bus and a "No" for Lisbon truck in Dublin, Ireland in June 2008.

A cyclist passes by a "Yes" for Lisbon Treaty bus and a "No" for Lisbon truck in Dublin, Ireland in June 2008.

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