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On 2nd October all eyes will be on Ireland, as the country’s citizens go to the polling booths to vote for a second time on the Lisbon Treaty. And, as Colin Murphy writes in a web exclusive for Prospect today, the increasingly fierce debate around Lisbon, coupled with Ireland’s dire economic situation, has seen old political ghosts come out of the woodwork, as well as insecurities concerning national identity and sovereignty that the Tiger-era…

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