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The Treaty of Lisbon After the Second Irish Referendum

Categories: European Union,Great Britain,Ireland,Treaties

http://www.parliament.uk/commons/lib/research/rp2009/rp09-075.pdf

On October 2, 2009 the Republic of Ireland voted in favor of the Treaty of Lisbon 67% to 32% after previously rejecting it in June 2008. This paper looks at the background to the referendum and other ratification developments and current status of the Treaty of Lisbon House of Commons Library Research Paper 09/75.