Strong ‘No’ showing in Ballaghaderreen

Analysis: Ballaghaderreen  Ballaghaderreen revealed a No vote of 59.73 percent, higher than the national average, in last Thursday’s Lisbon Treaty referendum vote.  The No vote, based on tally figures, appeared to be highest in the town, where percentages of 68 percent and 67 percent were recorded. Alternatively, the highest Yes vote was recorded in Castleplunkett NS, where 51.16 of those who voted voted Yes. That was the only box in the Ballaghaderreen area which recorded an overall Yes vote. Ballinagare, an area at the centre of the turf cutting debate voted overwhelmingly against the Treaty, recording a 65 percent No Vote.