SEA Referendum - Ireland

Documents from 14 April 1987 to 27 May 1987

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Carr, Mary


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1 Jan 2017

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File composed of articles, speeches, working papers, press cuttings, handwritten notes concerning the refendum in Ireland on the Single European Act, leaflets, booklets and information sheets on the campaign and information notes for a "Yes" vote prepared for Sutherland, includes: Resumé de l’intervention de Jacques Delors, Président de la Commission des Communautés Européennes" at a conference organised by the European Movement, Paris "Trente ans après le Traité de Rome, quells projets pour l’Europe".;
Statement on the SEA issued by the Irish Commisson for Justice and Peace. Briefs on the sectors to target to achieve "Yes" vote: agriculture, industry and the main points to get across: benefits of EEC membership to Ireland. Mission report examining the Danish referendum experience. Details of budget requirements for referendum campaign. Speech by Dieter Frisch, DG for Development Commission of the EC – Malente Symposium VI – the role of the EC in the world economy.;
Documents on the Single Act and how it would affect Irish neutrality. Press article: "Ireland, Europe and the Single Act". Remarks by Sutherland to the Insurance Institute of Ireland Conference on the importance of the Single Act for Europe’s future
Questions and answers on Single Act (and handwritten drafts). Results of how the country voted. Statement by Irish Minister of State for European Affairs, Maire Geoghegan-Quinn, T.D. to press at EP, Strasbourg 13 May 1987: Ireland’s ratification of the Single European Act and statement by the Taoiseach, Charles Haughey.
Statement by the Taoiseach and Tanaiste, Brian Lenihan on the debate on the tenth amendment of the Constitution Bill and copy of judgment in Supreme Court (Raymond Crotty against the State). Paper by Dermot McAlesse and Alan Matthews "The Single European Act and Ireland: Implications for a Small Member State", May 1987.

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