IRELAND: Yes to Europe

Ireland last week voted overwhelmingly to join the European Common Market. The more than 4-to-l margin of approval in a national referendum was a considerable triumph for Prime Minister Jack Lynch, who had campaigned aggressively for a yes vote —and a defeat for Sinn Féin, the political wing of the Irish Republican Army, which opposed entry. The vote ensures that Ireland will become a member of the enlarged European Economic Community next Jan. 1, and will not, as Lynch had warned, face a future "lost in the mists of a Celtic twilight."...

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