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John De Courcy Ireland -Democratic Socialist Party- Dun Laoghaire November 1982 September 9, 2009

From the November 1982 General Election, a Flyer for John De Courcy Ireland running for the Democratic Socialist Party in Dun Laoghaire. Despite the calibre of the candidate he polled 1,036 votes.
The Democratic Socialist Party were founded by Limerickman Jim Kemmy who had been elected to the Dail initially as an independent. They lasted until 1990 when they joined up with Labour.   Labour TD Jan O’Sullivan and Councillors Michael Conaghan, Eamonn Maloney are former DSP members.


4 Responses to “John De Courcy Ireland -Democratic Socialist Party- Dun Laoghaire November 1982”

  1. […] from a Christy Burke SF election flyer from the 1983 Dublin Central By-election, through the Democratic Socialist Party’s John de Courcy Ireland and on to a couple of pieces from New Agenda (the precursor to Democratic […]

  2. Richie Says:

    No Ubi Dwyer ? 😉

  3. […] votes Seamus Rattigan -Dublin South Central  303 votes Michael Conaghan -Dublin West  476 votes John De Courcy Ireland -Dun Laoghaire 1036 votes Jim Kemmy -Limerick East 4125 […]

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