The solid financial reasons to vote No

Voting No is the only way that we can force our bloated class of politicians and public servants to face up to harsh financial reality, writes Cormac Lucey.

5th May, 2012
The results of the euro common currency have been poor. Photo: Bloomberg

Last Tuesday, TV3 broadcast a referendum debate. Hosted by *Sunday Business Post* columnist Vincent Browne, the debate featured Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin and agriculture minister Simon Coveney arguing the case for a Yes vote.

They were opposed by Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald and by Socialist Party leader Joe Higgins, who advocated a No vote.

One could be forgiven for believing that the referendum boils down...

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