Mission accomplished for Ganley

Libertas stayed on message throughout the campaign and eventually won the day, writes Niamh Connolly, Political Reporter.

14th June, 2008

Libertas stayed on message throughout the campaign and eventually won the day, writes Niamh Connolly, Political Reporter.

The pro-treaty side was presented with a new nemesis in the shape of Declan Ganley, the founder of Libertas, who put the squeeze on the government in a way ministers had never before experienced in an EU referendum.

Whereas previous EU treaties had brought together an unwieldy alliance of pro-lifers, leftists, peace and neutrality activists, Sinn Féin and...

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