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Irish PM 'disappointed' by vote

Ireland's prime minister has described his country's decision to reject the EU reform treaty as "disappointing".

Brian Cowen's comments came shortly after the referendum verdict of 53.4% to 46.6% against the Lisbon pact was announced.


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