Ireland and the Swedish Presidency Published torsdag 19 juni 2008 kl 09.27 Share After the Irish people turned down the Lisbon treaty in a referendum last week, the Swedish government is reshuffling the preparations for its EU chairmanship in the second half of 2009. Could Sweden play a key role in solving the European crisis? Alexander Hirschfelder spoke to the Swedish government and EU experts. Hear more Listen here! 6:37 min 6:37 min Europe/European Union Our journalism is based on credibility and impartiality. Swedish Radio is independent and not affiliated to any political, religious, financial, public or private interests. Find out more about how we work (in Swedish).