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Podcast -Post Office Candidates in Roscommon in 1991 September 9, 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.
  1. The Legion of Ex-Servicemen / British Legion
  2. GOD -For Bible Readings In The Dail
  3. The National Group
  4. The Independent Dublin Dream Team Band
  5. Post Office Candidates in Roscommon in 1991

In early 1991, An Post issued details of a massive cost cutting plan which involved the closure and downgrading of various Post Offices throughout the Country as well as the introduction of roadside boxes for those whose dwellings were a distance from the road. Two ‘Post Office Candidates’ , Paul Beirne and Danny Burke stood in Roscommon in the Local Elections as a protest.


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