Irish Election Literature

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Podcast – The National Democratic Party and Land League December 17, 2021

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Founded in 1924 , the Party was a split from Cumann na nGaedheal caused by the treatment of Army Officers in the 1924 Army Mutiny. This episode covers the Party as well as the Army Mutiny. The Group were also known as The National League and National Party
  1. The National Group
  2. The Independent Dublin Dream Team Band
  3. Post Office Candidates in Roscommon in 1991
  4. The United Labour Party
  5. Militant Labour

The National Democratic Party and Land League were founded in 1923 to appeal to small farmers and leaseholders. It contested the 1923 General Election and disbanded shortly afterwards.

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Podcast – The Unbought Tenants Association September 11, 2021

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Founded in 1924 , the Party was a split from Cumann na nGaedheal caused by the treatment of Army Officers in the 1924 Army Mutiny. This episode covers the Party as well as the Army Mutiny. The Group were also known as The National League and National Party
  1. The National Group
  2. The Independent Dublin Dream Team Band
  3. Post Office Candidates in Roscommon in 1991
  4. The United Labour Party
  5. Militant Labour

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 Businessman’s Party August 27, 2021

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Founded in 1924 , the Party was a split from Cumann na nGaedheal caused by the treatment of Army Officers in the 1924 Army Mutiny. This episode covers the Party as well as the Army Mutiny. The Group were also known as The National League and National Party
  1. The National Group
  2. The Independent Dublin Dream Team Band
  3. Post Office Candidates in Roscommon in 1991
  4. The United Labour Party
  5. Militant Labour

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

 

From 1923 “Voting for the Free State means keeping Ireland down … Vote Republican” November 30, 2012


From the 1923 General Election a poster ‘Keeping Ireland Down” “Voting for the Free State means keeping Ireland down Don’t prolong the agony! Vote Republican”
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From 1923 “The Challenge – Government and Order V The Irregulars and Anarchy” Cumann na nGaedhael November 19, 2011


From the 1923 General Election and a piece from Cumann na nGaedhael illustrating some of the issues of the time .
“The Challenge – Government and Order V The Irregulars and Anarchy”

 

Offering “Justice and Brotherhood- not Flogging and Tortures” -Sinn Fein 1923 General Election November 13, 2011


From the 1923 General Election ,a leaflet “Vote for Sinn Fein” . Amongst the opening paragraph is that Sinn Fein offers “Justice and Brotherhood- not Flogging and Tortures”.
“Sinn Fein will abolish the murder gangs and secure the life, liberty and property of the people”
Lots more besides,
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From 1923 “Vote for Sinn Fein and your own Unpartitioned Republic” August 27, 2011


From the 1923 General Election Ads from Sinn Fein decrying unfair treatment from the authorities. “Loading the Dice -Terrorism all over the Country”.

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