Ireland's voters back EU treaty - 03 Oct 09

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Irish voters have backed a European Union treaty aimed at streamlining the future workings of the 27-member body.

The result takes the EU a step closer to having a president for the first time - the leading candidate for which appears to be Tony Blair, the former UK prime minister.

Al Jazeera's Jonah Hull reports from Dublin on why Irish voters changed their minds and backed a treaty they had previously rejected.