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Podcast – The Greater Dublin Constitutional Group January 14, 2022

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United Front Labour was an Alliance of The Communist Party of Ireland, Socialist Party of Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland Labour Party and various Trade Union groups that contested the 1936 Municipal and Guardians elections in Belfast. This episode covers initial overtures about Left Unity as well as the election campaigns themselves.
  1. United Front Labour
  2. Ulster Christian Democrat Party
  3. Democratic Partnership
  4. Martin Brennan -Independent Republican -1937 General Election in Sligo
  5. The National Citizens Movement

Founded for the 1930 Municipal Elections in Dublin, The Greater Dublin Constitutional Group were a Cumann na nGaedheal aligned group that were the biggest Party on Dublin Corporation between 1930 and 1933.

 

Podcast – The United Citizens Party November 19, 2021


United Front Labour was an Alliance of The Communist Party of Ireland, Socialist Party of Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland Labour Party and various Trade Union groups that contested the 1936 Municipal and Guardians elections in Belfast. This episode covers initial overtures about Left Unity as well as the election campaigns themselves.
  1. United Front Labour
  2. Ulster Christian Democrat Party
  3. Democratic Partnership
  4. Martin Brennan -Independent Republican -1937 General Election in Sligo
  5. The National Citizens Movement

The United Citizens Party contested the 1930 Local Elections in Dun Laoghaire. This episode takes a look at them and also at the Cumann na nGaedheal attitude to contesting Local Elections as well as Fine Gaels attitude to contesting them.

 

Poster for John Lumsden -Irish Worker League – 1930 Local Elections Dublin March 20, 2013


from the 1930 Local Elections a poster for John Lumsden of The Irish Worker League who was running in Area Number 5. He polled a respectable 611 votes but failed to win a seat. Party Colleague Jim Larkin was elected in Area no 2.

The 1930 Local Election Results for Dublin are available here

Should anyone have any more information on that 1930 Election, John Lumsden or the Irish Worker League , I would (and the sender) be very grateful.

Many thanks to the sender.

 

 
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