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ICTU will not advise members on how to vote in fiscal treaty
The Irish Congress of Trade Unions says there is no support for the treaty in it ranks – but that it fears a No vote could exclude Ireland from the European Stability Mechanism.
As in the Fiscal Com...?
Brace yourselves…
Taoiseach criticises Sinn Féin for Fiscal Compact legal challenge
Enda Kenny said there is a difference between the campaigns being run by Fine Gael and Labour and the Government information drop.
Poll: Do you think you understand the Fiscal Compact treaty?
A Sunday Times/Behaviour and Attitudes poll finds that 32 per cent of people believe they have no understanding of the deal.
Coveney admits many people don't know what referendum is about
The Fine Gael Director of Elections said he and the government had to ensure that everyone in the country knows what they are voting on next month.
Do you know what the fiscal compact treaty is all about?
If the answer is no, you’re in the majority.
Siptu demands stimulus plan in exchange for Fiscal Treaty support
Tit for tat.
Joan Burton to helm Labour's 'Yes' campaign in referendum
The party will be ‘pulling out all the stops’ to urge voters to back the treaty, Burton said.
In pics: Unlikely Friendship of the Day
Brian Hayes and Declan Ganley. Who knew?
Column: The last thing Ireland – and Europe – needs is more austerity
Further budget strictures? We badly need investment instead, writes Tom Healy after the announcement of the Fiscal Treaty referendum.
Government to announce date for fiscal compact referendum on Tuesday
Ministers will discuss the issue at a meeting of the Cabinet on Tuesday morning before revealing the date.
The Daily Fix: Saturday
All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as any of the bits and pieces you may have missed.
'Complacency and arrogance' ensured Lisbon Treaty referendum defeat: Creighton
Creighton says that early polls on the Fiscal Treaty referendum should not encourage complacency among ‘yes’ voters.
Column: Referendum or no, the fiscal treaty should go to the Supreme Court
This treaty will solidify EU control over Ireland, while most of our politicians are effectively silenced. We need a proper legal hearing, writes Dr John O’Brennan.
Labour plays down Nessa Childers comments on fiscal compact
Childers told a newspaper that the treaty was “designed to satisfy the Germans”, and would have been voted down by MEPs.
Column: Fiscal compact? Time to send Merkozy back to Economics 101
The EU fiscal treaty shows a level of economic illiteracy that would embarrass most college students, writes Ronan Lyons.
Voters plan to support fiscal treaty, polls show
A clear margin of voters say they will back the fiscal compact in the upcoming referendum.
Ó Cuív raises possibility of losing FF whip over referendum vote
Fianna Fáil’s deputy leader says the party hasn’t yet decided on whether to support the treaty – even though its leader insists it will be campaigning for a Yes vote.
Business leaders back EU fiscal compact treaty - IBEC survey
A survey by the employers group also found strong support for Ireland’s continued membership of the eurozone.
Labour sticks to Government line on EU treaty referendum
A spokesperson for the party said the Government was taking on board the advice of the Attorney General.
Noonan: Referendum won't be held just to 'test public opinion'
The Irish government won’t hold a referendum on the EU ‘fiscal compact’ deal unless the Constitution requires one.
As Greek talks continue, eurozone finance ministers to meet in Brussels
The finance ministers of eurozone states and the rest of the EU will hold their first meetings of the year this week.
Gilmore: Ireland isn’t deliberately trying to dodge EU referendum
The Tánaiste tells an Oireachtas committee that Ireland isn’t trying to negotiate its way out of a ballot on the EU treaty.
Could EU fiscal treaty go through with just 12 states on board?
Dow Jones/Wall Street Journal team says it has seen a draft of treaty.