It Looks Like The Irish Public Don't Really Care About Europe

Ireland, tug of war

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Ireland is voting today on the EU Fiscal Compact — essentially holding a referendum on whether they should cede budget sovereignty.That’s kind of a big deal, but does Ireland care?

Apparently not — Bruno Waterfield of the Telegraph reports that turnout was only at 20 per cent half way through the day of voting.

With that low a turnout, Waterfield writes, the dreaded “no” vote becomes all the more likely.

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