Irish Election Literature

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Podcast – Patrick Belton – Independent – September 1927 July 12, 2022

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This episode covers The Militant Tendency, Militant Labour in Ireland up until their renaming as The Socialist Party. Their origin, activities in Labour, expulsion and as a separate entity.
  1. Militant Labour
  2. James Clarke running as an Old IRA candidate in 1944
  3. Patrick Belton – Independent -September 1927
  4. Jack Murphy and The Unemployed Protest Committee
  5. Peadar Cowan and Vanguard

Having been elected for Fianna Fáil in June 1927, Patrick Belton took his seat in the Dail and was expelled from Fianna Fáil for doing so. He stood as an Independent in September 1927. He later stood for Cumann na nGaedheal and was elected for them in 1933. One of the few people to have been elected as a TD for both Fianna Fáil and Cumann na nGaedheal.

 

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