Fine Gael, Cork North West T.D. Michael Creed has welcomed the strong Yes vote in last Friday’s Lisbon Treaty Referendum. Speaking after the people of Cork North West gave a resounding 69.5% endorsement to the YES campaign Deputy Creed said: “This is a very mature and informed decision. I am delighted that the vast majority of people voted on the issue at hand in spite of the efforts of some to distract them. I am also pleased that people have avoided the temptation to use this critical Referendum as a means of punishing the government for its incompetence and mismanagement”.
“Looking at a selection of tallies from around the Constituency it is clear that there was universal support for Lisbon from both rural and urban communities”. Yes/No Rockchapel 85/25 Meelin 180/13 Freemount 123/48 Newmarket 103/72 Dromagh 67/17 Ballydesmond 197/33 Kilcorney 92/49 Kanturk 98/50
“While these tallies are a rough estimate it is clear that there is a significant Yes vote in all these communities”.