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Podcast – Independent ex Fianna Fáil candidates in the 1937 General Election October 15, 2021


Independent ex Fianna Fáil candidates in the 1937 General Election "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

In the 1937 General Election there were seven candidates running as Independents that had left Fianna Fáil in the previous six months. Three were outgoing TD's. Some had been selected at a Selection Convention but rejected by The National Executive, others rejected at a Convention and others had left the party in a disagreement over policy.
  1. Independent ex Fianna Fáil candidates in the 1937 General Election
  2. Youth Defence and the 1992 General Election
  3. Franklin Dee -Episode 67
  4. National Association of Tenants Organisations running in Drogheda 1991 and 1994
  5. The National Legal Justice Action Group -Episode 65

In the 1937 General Election there were seven candidates running as Independents that had left Fianna Fáil in the previous six months. Three were outgoing TD’s. Some had been selected at a Selection Convention but rejected by The National Executive, others rejected at a Convention and others had left the party in a disagreement over policy.

 

Podcast- Youth Defence and the 1992 General Election October 8, 2021

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Independent ex Fianna Fáil candidates in the 1937 General Election "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

In the 1937 General Election there were seven candidates running as Independents that had left Fianna Fáil in the previous six months. Three were outgoing TD's. Some had been selected at a Selection Convention but rejected by The National Executive, others rejected at a Convention and others had left the party in a disagreement over policy.
  1. Independent ex Fianna Fáil candidates in the 1937 General Election
  2. Youth Defence and the 1992 General Election
  3. Franklin Dee -Episode 67
  4. National Association of Tenants Organisations running in Drogheda 1991 and 1994
  5. The National Legal Justice Action Group -Episode 65

A look at the Youth Defence Campaign in and leading up to the 1992 General Election, which was held on the same day as three Abortion Referenda

 

Podcast – Franklin Dee October 1, 2021

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Independent ex Fianna Fáil candidates in the 1937 General Election "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

In the 1937 General Election there were seven candidates running as Independents that had left Fianna Fáil in the previous six months. Three were outgoing TD's. Some had been selected at a Selection Convention but rejected by The National Executive, others rejected at a Convention and others had left the party in a disagreement over policy.
  1. Independent ex Fianna Fáil candidates in the 1937 General Election
  2. Youth Defence and the 1992 General Election
  3. Franklin Dee -Episode 67
  4. National Association of Tenants Organisations running in Drogheda 1991 and 1994
  5. The National Legal Justice Action Group -Episode 65

A look at the 1979 Local Elections Campaign of DJ Franklin Dee who ran in Navan UDC and for Meath Co. Council. Has a bit of a twist in it and a brief look at Show business and politics.

 

Podcast – National Association of Tenants Organisations running in Drogheda 1991 and 1994 September 24, 2021

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Independent ex Fianna Fáil candidates in the 1937 General Election "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

In the 1937 General Election there were seven candidates running as Independents that had left Fianna Fáil in the previous six months. Three were outgoing TD's. Some had been selected at a Selection Convention but rejected by The National Executive, others rejected at a Convention and others had left the party in a disagreement over policy.
  1. Independent ex Fianna Fáil candidates in the 1937 General Election
  2. Youth Defence and the 1992 General Election
  3. Franklin Dee -Episode 67
  4. National Association of Tenants Organisations running in Drogheda 1991 and 1994
  5. The National Legal Justice Action Group -Episode 65

This episode covers the NATO candidates in the 1991 and 1994 Local Elections as well as the issues in The Workers’ Party that led a number of Drogheda based members to leave in 1989.

 

Podcast -The National Legal Action Group September 17, 2021

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Independent ex Fianna Fáil candidates in the 1937 General Election "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

In the 1937 General Election there were seven candidates running as Independents that had left Fianna Fáil in the previous six months. Three were outgoing TD's. Some had been selected at a Selection Convention but rejected by The National Executive, others rejected at a Convention and others had left the party in a disagreement over policy.
  1. Independent ex Fianna Fáil candidates in the 1937 General Election
  2. Youth Defence and the 1992 General Election
  3. Franklin Dee -Episode 67
  4. National Association of Tenants Organisations running in Drogheda 1991 and 1994
  5. The National Legal Justice Action Group -Episode 65

Founded in 1986, The National Legal Justice Action Group campaigned against Negligence, Corruption and other issues with the Legal Profession as well as taking up the cases of Father Niall Molloy and Patrick Nugent. It contested the 1987 and 1989 General Elections.

 

Podcast – The Unbought Tenants Association September 11, 2021

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Independent ex Fianna Fáil candidates in the 1937 General Election "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

In the 1937 General Election there were seven candidates running as Independents that had left Fianna Fáil in the previous six months. Three were outgoing TD's. Some had been selected at a Selection Convention but rejected by The National Executive, others rejected at a Convention and others had left the party in a disagreement over policy.
  1. Independent ex Fianna Fáil candidates in the 1937 General Election
  2. Youth Defence and the 1992 General Election
  3. Franklin Dee -Episode 67
  4. National Association of Tenants Organisations running in Drogheda 1991 and 1994
  5. The National Legal Justice Action Group -Episode 65

Representing the remaining Tenant Farmers the Unbought Tenants’ Association contested the 1923 General Election and the 1925 Stormont Election. They had been in existence since the early 1900’s. 

 

Podcast – The People’s Party of Ireland September 4, 2021

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Independent ex Fianna Fáil candidates in the 1937 General Election "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

In the 1937 General Election there were seven candidates running as Independents that had left Fianna Fáil in the previous six months. Three were outgoing TD's. Some had been selected at a Selection Convention but rejected by The National Executive, others rejected at a Convention and others had left the party in a disagreement over policy.
  1. Independent ex Fianna Fáil candidates in the 1937 General Election
  2. Youth Defence and the 1992 General Election
  3. Franklin Dee -Episode 67
  4. National Association of Tenants Organisations running in Drogheda 1991 and 1994
  5. The National Legal Justice Action Group -Episode 65

Set up in 1984, The People’s Party of Ireland contested the 1985 Local Elections and the 1987 General Election before dissolving in 1988. Led by Joe McCormack it won a Seat on Portlaoise Town Commission in 1985.

 

Podcast- The Businessman’s Party August 27, 2021

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Independent ex Fianna Fáil candidates in the 1937 General Election "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

In the 1937 General Election there were seven candidates running as Independents that had left Fianna Fáil in the previous six months. Three were outgoing TD's. Some had been selected at a Selection Convention but rejected by The National Executive, others rejected at a Convention and others had left the party in a disagreement over policy.
  1. Independent ex Fianna Fáil candidates in the 1937 General Election
  2. Youth Defence and the 1992 General Election
  3. Franklin Dee -Episode 67
  4. National Association of Tenants Organisations running in Drogheda 1991 and 1994
  5. The National Legal Justice Action Group -Episode 65

The Businessman’s Party contested the 1923 General Election, having two candidates elected. An interesting group that felt business interests needed to be at the fore of the new State. They dissolved a few years later, confident that their aims were in the main being met by the existing Parties

 

Podcast-The Fox Wicklow Independent Organisation August 23, 2021

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Independent ex Fianna Fáil candidates in the 1937 General Election "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

In the 1937 General Election there were seven candidates running as Independents that had left Fianna Fáil in the previous six months. Three were outgoing TD's. Some had been selected at a Selection Convention but rejected by The National Executive, others rejected at a Convention and others had left the party in a disagreement over policy.
  1. Independent ex Fianna Fáil candidates in the 1937 General Election
  2. Youth Defence and the 1992 General Election
  3. Franklin Dee -Episode 67
  4. National Association of Tenants Organisations running in Drogheda 1991 and 1994
  5. The National Legal Justice Action Group -Episode 65
 

Podcast -The Young Ireland Party August 6, 2021

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Independent ex Fianna Fáil candidates in the 1937 General Election "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

In the 1937 General Election there were seven candidates running as Independents that had left Fianna Fáil in the previous six months. Three were outgoing TD's. Some had been selected at a Selection Convention but rejected by The National Executive, others rejected at a Convention and others had left the party in a disagreement over policy.
  1. Independent ex Fianna Fáil candidates in the 1937 General Election
  2. Youth Defence and the 1992 General Election
  3. Franklin Dee -Episode 67
  4. National Association of Tenants Organisations running in Drogheda 1991 and 1994
  5. The National Legal Justice Action Group -Episode 65
 

Podcast -The Carlow Cottage Tenants Association July 30, 2021

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Independent ex Fianna Fáil candidates in the 1937 General Election "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

In the 1937 General Election there were seven candidates running as Independents that had left Fianna Fáil in the previous six months. Three were outgoing TD's. Some had been selected at a Selection Convention but rejected by The National Executive, others rejected at a Convention and others had left the party in a disagreement over policy.
  1. Independent ex Fianna Fáil candidates in the 1937 General Election
  2. Youth Defence and the 1992 General Election
  3. Franklin Dee -Episode 67
  4. National Association of Tenants Organisations running in Drogheda 1991 and 1994
  5. The National Legal Justice Action Group -Episode 65
  6. Unbought Tenants' Association
  7. The People's Party of Ireland
  8. The Businessman's Party -Episode 62
  9. The Fox Wicklow Independent Organisation
  10. Seamus Costello -Independent Sinn Féin
 

Podcast- National Action July 24, 2021

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Independent ex Fianna Fáil candidates in the 1937 General Election "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

In the 1937 General Election there were seven candidates running as Independents that had left Fianna Fáil in the previous six months. Three were outgoing TD's. Some had been selected at a Selection Convention but rejected by The National Executive, others rejected at a Convention and others had left the party in a disagreement over policy.
  1. Independent ex Fianna Fáil candidates in the 1937 General Election
  2. Youth Defence and the 1992 General Election
  3. Franklin Dee -Episode 67
  4. National Association of Tenants Organisations running in Drogheda 1991 and 1994
  5. The National Legal Justice Action Group -Episode 65
 

Podcast- The Socialist Labour Party July 17, 2021

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Independent ex Fianna Fáil candidates in the 1937 General Election "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

In the 1937 General Election there were seven candidates running as Independents that had left Fianna Fáil in the previous six months. Three were outgoing TD's. Some had been selected at a Selection Convention but rejected by The National Executive, others rejected at a Convention and others had left the party in a disagreement over policy.
  1. Independent ex Fianna Fáil candidates in the 1937 General Election
  2. Youth Defence and the 1992 General Election
  3. Franklin Dee -Episode 67
  4. National Association of Tenants Organisations running in Drogheda 1991 and 1994
  5. The National Legal Justice Action Group -Episode 65
 

Podcast -Cavan Road Action Group July 2, 2021

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(A rerecording of the first podcast episode where the sound was awful) In the 1991 Local Elections CRAG made National Headlines when taking 4 seats on Cavan County Council. They ran candidates in subsequent elections too.

Independent ex Fianna Fáil candidates in the 1937 General Election "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

In the 1937 General Election there were seven candidates running as Independents that had left Fianna Fáil in the previous six months. Three were outgoing TD's. Some had been selected at a Selection Convention but rejected by The National Executive, others rejected at a Convention and others had left the party in a disagreement over policy.
  1. Independent ex Fianna Fáil candidates in the 1937 General Election
  2. Youth Defence and the 1992 General Election
  3. Franklin Dee -Episode 67
  4. National Association of Tenants Organisations running in Drogheda 1991 and 1994
  5. The National Legal Justice Action Group -Episode 65
 

Podcast – Farmers Trade Union June 24, 2021

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Founded in 1936, The Farmers Trade Union were based in Cavan and had branches in Monaghan, Leitrim and Longford also. They contested Local Elections in Cavan winning seats in a number of elections. In 1955 they dissolved to become part of the National Farmers Union.

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Podcast – The Liberal Party of Ireland June 18, 2021

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Set up in 1967, The Liberal Party of Ireland contested a number of by-elections before becoming defunct in

late 1969. They raised issues such as Mental Health and family planning.

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Podcast – The Socialist Party of Ireland (1971) June 10, 2021

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Founded in January 1971, The Socialist Party of Ireland were a pro Soviet Party that subscribed to the Two Nations Theory. Based mainly around Ballymun and Tallaght they contested the 1977 and 1981 General Elections as well as the 1979 Local Elections. IN 1982 they became part of the new Democratic Socialist Party.

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The 1977 Tullamore Hospital Committee Election Campaign May 27, 2021

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In 1977, with Tullamore Hospital under threat of downgrading, the Tullamore Hospital Campaign selected Jim Guinan (A former Monetary Reform Party, Fine Gael and then Independent Councillor) to run in the General Election.

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