In November 1982 Terry Moroney stood as a candidate in Waterford backed by various Unemployed Groups within the County. Moroney had been one of those that took part in the “March For Decent Jobs” from Dungarvan to Dublin that Summer. This episode tells the story of the march as well as the election campaign.
Podcast – The National Party / Catholic Democrats April 30, 2021
Farmers Trade Union -Episode 53 – "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast
Podcast – The Donegal Progressive Party April 23, 2021
Set up in 1967, The Donegal Progressive Party drew its support mostly from the Unionist and Protestant community in East Donegal. It held a seat on Donegal County Council from 1967 until 1999 and went off the register of political parties in 2009.
Podcast – The Revolutionary Workers Party -Episode 43 April 15, 2021
Founded in 1930, The Revolutionary Workers Groups / Revolutionary Workers Party contested the 1930 Dublin Municipal Elections. Set up by Moscow as a result of a lack of trust in Jim Larkin Senior, they were a major part of the reformed Communist Party of Ireland in 1933.
Podcast -The Roscommon Hospital Action Committee -Episode 39 March 18, 2021
Originally set up as a lobby group The Roscommon Hospital Action Committee have been very influential in Roscommon Politics since first entering the electoral arena in 1985. They have had Councillors from 1985 to the present day and Tom Foxe served as a TD for the group from 1989 to 1997.
“Divorce Is A Human Tragedy. Vote No” – Anti Divorce Campaign -1986 Divorce Referendum March 4, 2021
From the 1986 Divorce Referendum “Divorce Is A Human Tragedy. Vote No” leaflet from The Anti Divorce Campaign outlining various reasons to vote No.
A look at the H-Block candidates that ran in the 1981 General Election, not just the Official Anti H-Block Armagh candidates but others such as Independent Fianna Fáil, Peoples Democracy and Anti H-Block Independents.
From the 2002 General Election a leaflet from Tom Fleming and John O’Donoghue of Fianna Fáil running in Kerry South. John O’Donoghue was elected polling 9445 votes, whilst Tom Fleming narrowly missed out polling 6912 votes.
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Podcast – Lia Fáil November 5, 2020
This Episode covers Lia Fáil an extreme group led by a Priest set up in 1957 to stop Emigration, Redistribute Land and among other things provide Nuclear Weapons to the Irish Army to invade the North and an army of emigrants to destroy the British Empire. They fielded a candidate in the 1960 Local Elections.
The SIPTU Jim Larkin 50th Anniversary Celebration Programme October 6, 2020
From 1997 A programme produced by SIPTU for a concert and other celebrations to mark the 50th Anniversary of the death of Jim Larkin.
Podcast -Army Wives Candidates in the 1989 General Election August 20, 2020
This episode covers the Army Wives Campaign in the 1989 General Election as well as The National Army Spouses Association.
The latest episode of “The Others -The Alan Kinsella Podcast” This episode covers The Internationalists, Communist Party of Ireland (Marxist-Leninist) and their affiliated groups.
Guest on The Irish History Show Podcast August 2, 2020
Had the pleasure of being a guest on the Irish History Show Podcast and you can listen to it here
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General Election Leaflets …… April 30, 2020
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Leaflet from Peter Casey – Independent – Donegal #GE2020 February 3, 2020
Index of 2020 General Election Leaflets January 28, 2020
A list of leaflets from candidates in the 2020 General Election. More leaflets gladly welcome.
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A Leaflet from Dilip Mahapatra who is running as an Independent in Ireland Midlands North West in the European Elections.
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