The Irish Times carries the report of their President's visit and speech in London last week, linked here
. It would be quite astounding and an apparent complete failure of his duty to his country, in this commentator's view, had President Higgins suggested he would stand idly by while the entire sovereignty of his country was signed away to foreigners, yet nevertheless that would appear to be what his Ministers expect! A quote:
The primary concern among Cabinet Ministers relates to the President’s comments about the possibility of summoning the Council of State if the Government proceeds to ratify the fiscal compact treaty by legislation rather than referendum.
Labels: Fiscal compact, Non-EU Treaty