I see that the organ of record has an article about an EU study which shows that part of the reason for the Lisbon No vote may be the increasingly eurosceptic press in Ireland. Of course, I said this ages ago. Let me quote me for your delectation:
“Then, the British media which is almost uniformly eurosceptic is widely available in Ireland and, in some cases, produces Irish editions (Irish Sun anyone?). I have no idea what these papers’ stance was on the referendum but you know what? I can make a good guess. I believe British coverage of EU issues is hugely biased and I don’t believe that this is a fault of the Irish press (I can tell because Irish coverage of EU matters is invariably crushingly dull). I really suspect the British media of stirring up the sovreignity issue which is not something that I have been aware of as a particular concern in the past.”
Sometimes I feel like Cassandra, I can tell you.