Ireland upsets EU apple cart

Snapped outside the catholic church in Arklow Co Wicklow (while driving) the Sunday before voting day

Just one of the posters from the colourful and varied Lisbon Treaty campaign run by the ‘No’ side, who won today’s referendum.

Despite the vast number of posters like the one above, which seemed quite irrational, the seemingly fragmented ‘No’ side won by a margin of 53.4% to 46.6%

Complete multimedia coverage over on with articles, audio, video, stats, maps and interactive features. has also got some good comments from members of the public here, which give some insight into the ‘No’ side’s win

Outside of Ireland, the Lisbon Treaty has hit the headlines throughout the world just a couple of examples what they are saying here and here.


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