Irish Election Literature

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Liam Cosgrave , Henry Dockrell -Fine Gael – 1948 General Election- Dun Laoghaire and Rathdown January 2, 2013


From the 1948 General Election two ads for Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire and Rathdown candidates Liam Cosgrave and Henry M. Dockrell. Liam Cosgrave polled 7,521 votes whilst Henry Dockrell polled 5,133 votes and lost his seat.
Both candidates came from significant political dynasties. Liam Cosgrave being son of WT Cosgrave and father of former TD Liam Cosgrave jnr.
The Dockrell dynasty provided various TDs and Councillors until 2004.
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