Suspense is a vital ingredient at count centres, but the Lisbon Treaty count at Cork’s City Hall was a remarkably straightforward affair, with the tallymen predicting a resounding Yes vote in the constituencies of Cork North Central and Cork South Central by 10amyesterday.
This was in stark contrast to the first Lisbon Treaty referendum in 2008 when, within ten to 15 minutes, tallymen indicated that the Yes camp were facing defeat in both constituencies.
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