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Podcast -The National Labour Party February 18, 2021

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The National Labour Party were a split from The Labour Party that lasted from 1944 to 1950. The split was due to various factors but mainly that Jim Larkin Snr had been allowed join the party and then selected to run for Labour in 1943, against the wishes of the ITGWU. The National Labour Party felt that Labour Party was overrun with Communists. The differences were finally settled in 1950, when the two parties were serving in Government together.

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Leaflet from Sean O’Moore , Frank Robbins -National Labour Party -1948 General Election- Dublin North East September 13, 2014


From the 1948 General Election a leaflet from Sean O’Moore and Frank Robbins who were running for the National Labour Party in Dublin North East. Both candidates were veterans of 1916. Sean O’Moore polled 440 votes and Frank Robbins polled 476 votes. Neither were elected.
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1948 General Election – ITGWU / National Labour Party flyer offering a solution to the Housing crisis October 6, 2011


From the 1948 General Election a flyer from The ITGWU / National Labour Party offering a solution to the housing crisis in Dublin.
The National Labour Party was a party active between 1944 and 1950 , a split from the Labour Party that was allied to the ITGWU.
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