Córas na Poblachta were a Republican Party founded in 1940 that lasted until 1944. They were seen as a forerunner of Clann na Poblachta. Made up initially of Old IRA men and Civil War Veterans it had many new policies such as a Childrens Allowance that was later adopted by other parties.
Denis O’Driscoll – Córas na Poblachta – Tipperary 1943 General Election September 20, 2011
From the 1943 General Election an Ad for Denis O’Driscoll who was running for Córas na Poblachta in Tipperary. O’Driscoll polled 1,297 votes and failed to win a seat . Córas na Poblachta were a Republican Party that existed briefly in the early 1940s. It fielded five candidates in the 1943 General Election. Other than O’Driscoll the candidates were (I think) Simon Donnelly and Sean Dowling in Dublin South. Martin Bell in Dublin North East.
Many members of Córas na Poblachta went on to join and stand for Clann na Poblachta.