Monday 16 January 2017

False promises of Lisbon backers

Published 29/09/2010 | 05:00

THIS coming Friday is the first anniversary of the passing of the Lisbon Treaty. At that time we may recall the promises made by the Government and backers of the 'Yes' campaign.

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Michael O'Leary said that voting 'yes' would lead to more jobs, yet since that time his company has laid off hundreds of employees.

Taoiseach Brian Cowen said: "Today Irish people have spoken with a clear and resounding voice; it is a good day for Ireland and a good day for Europe."

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