The media North and South and further afield spent a lot of time debating the consequences of the No vote in the Irish Republic on the Lisbon Treaty. It is very unclear how the situation can be resolved. Most European governments and the Commission seem determined to press on. Should they fail to make radical alterations to the Treaty I have a hunch that any ‘Repeat Referendum’ could produce a massive No vote from an irritated electorate.
Could Stuart Wheeler’s court action in London save the day? This story will run and run.