Irish Election Literature

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Podcast – Cork Unemployed Party  January 28, 2022

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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 Cork Unemployed Association/ Cork Unemployed Party ran from the early 1930’s to the late 1940’s. They Contested Municipal Elections and a General Election. This episode briefly covers attitudes to Unemployment at the time as well as a little history of benefits available to the Unemployed.

 

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