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Podcast – William Lawless – Fianna Fáil Convention Choice -1953 Wicklow by-Election March 4, 2022

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The Legion of Ex-Servicemen / British Legion "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

This Episode covers  The Legion of Ex-Servicemen (Later the British Legion) that contested a number of Irish elections between 1925 and 1934.
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  3. The National Group
  4. The Independent Dublin Dream Team Band
  5. Post Office Candidates in Roscommon in 1991

In 1953 William Lawless was selected at the Fianna Fáil Convention to contest the WIcklow By-Election. However He wasn’t ratified by Party HQ and Paudge Brennan who came second in the Convention was chosen as the Party Candidate. Lawless ran as an Independent under the banner of The “Fianna Fáil Convention Choice” Candidate. Locally much of the Party supported him.


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