Irish Election Literature

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Podcast- The Women’s Social and Progressive League November 12, 2021

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United Front Labour was an Alliance of The Communist Party of Ireland, Socialist Party of Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland Labour Party and various Trade Union groups that contested the 1936 Municipal and Guardians elections in Belfast. This episode covers initial overtures about Left Unity as well as the election campaigns themselves.
  1. United Front Labour
  2. Ulster Christian Democrat Party
  3. Democratic Partnership
  4. Martin Brennan -Independent Republican -1937 General Election in Sligo
  5. The National Citizens Movement

The Women’s Social and Progressive League was a women’s organisation founded in Ireland in 1937 by Hanna Sheehy Skeffington. It was committed to opposing the 1937 constitution of Ireland and any regressive consequences it would entail; the organisation opposed articles 40, 41, and 45 concerning the status of women. In the 1943 General Election Hanna Sheehy Skeffington stood as an Independent backed by The Women’s Social and Progressive League.

 

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