Lisbon to dominate agenda at Labour meeting

Lisbon to dominate agenda at Labour meeting

The re-run of the Lisbon Treaty referendum is due to dominate the agenda on the second day of the Labour Party's Waterford think-in today.

Following the defeat of the original referendum, Labour insisted that the treaty was dead.

However, it is now campaigning for a 'Yes' vote on October 2 and party leader Eamon Gilmore launched a scathing attack yesterday on left-wing groups calling for a 'No' vote.

Meanwhile, European Commissioner Margot Wallstrom is due to begin a two-day visit to Ireland today, but has denied that she is trying to influence the referendum campaign.

The EC says she is coming to listen and to speak about issues that affect Irish people.

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