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Republic should stay out of the Euro debate

Published 19/05/2016

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I understand that the Irish embassy in London is proposing to hold meetings with Irish nationals living in the UK regarding the coming EU referendum and that it will be looking to promote the Remain case in these meetings.

As an Irish national living in the UK, I'm disgusted that my country should interfere in the voting of another sovereign state. They would be the first to complain if the UK were to do the same in the Republic.

This action could jeopardise Irish nationals' ability to vote in general elections here if it is deemed that they could exert influence.

I call on my country to step back from such actions - it is unseemly.

And, what is more, they have enough problems forming their own government without interfering in others.

JOHN BERGIN

Belfast Telegraph

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