What next for EU Constitutional Treaty?

French voters have rejected the proposed Constitutional Treaty for the EU, by what is being interpreted as a firm No.. 55% to 45%. Richard Delevan has some interesting thoughts on what happens next and suggests that the opportunity exists for a meaningful conversation [beyond the bureaucrats] on a question that the EU in Northern Ireland blog will probably be interested in – “What is the end-state of the European project?”.. and, according to RTE, President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso has said that re-negotiation of the document’s text was not possible.