Cracks appearing, but Yes camp has significant lead

Advocates for a No vote in the European fiscal treaty are making sizeable gains in Dublin, while large numbers of Fianna Fáil voters are abandoning the Yes side, writes Pat Leahy.

28th April, 2012
Cracks appearing, but Yes camp has significant lead
Eoin O'Broin, Mary Lou McDonald and Gerry Adams at the launch of Sinn Féin's No campaign. Photo: Tony O'Shea

As the campaign proper begins on the European fiscal treaty the Yes side continues to hold a significant advantage - but it is by no means a decisive one.

Tomorrow is the last day of April and voting takes place on the last day of May, so both sides have 31 days from today to convince the electorate to accept or reject the treaty. The Yes side starts with a hefty lead, though that lead...

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