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High Court rejects Sinn Fein referendum challenge

UPDATE: The High Court has rejected an application by a Sinn Féin TD aimed at having the Referendum Commission withdraw remarks it made earlier this month.

30th May, 2012
High Court rejects Sinn Fein challenge

The High Court has rejected an application by a Sinn Féin TD aimed at having the Referendum Commission withdraw remarks it made earlier this month concerning Ireland’s veto over the European Stability Mechanism (ESM).

Pearse Doherty's action centred on a statement made by the commission chairman Mr Justice Kevin Feeney over whether Ireland has a veto over the establishment of the ESM.

Mr Justice Gerard Hogan this morning found against Sinn...

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