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Podcast – The Greater Dublin Constitutional Group January 14, 2022

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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

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


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 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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