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Podcast -The Carlow Cottage Tenants Association July 30, 2021

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The Carlow Cottage Tenants Association "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

The Carlow Cottage Tenants Association fielded five candidates in the 1955 Local Elections in Carlow. They were mainly concerned with the issues of Farm Labourers and Cottage Tenants.
  1. The Carlow Cottage Tenants Association
  2. National Action -Episode 57
  3. The Socialist Labour Party -Episode 56
  4. Archive — TV Candidates from Billy Kirwin in 1977 to Tom Gildea in 1997
  5. Independent (Anti-Coalition) Labour candidates in the 1977 General Election
  6. The Cavan Road Action Group
  7. Farmers Trade Union -Episode 53
  8. The Liberal Party of Ireland -Episode 52
  9. The Socialist Party of Ireland (1971)
  10. Terence Moroney -Unemployed Candidate November 1982 Waterford -Episode 50
 

Podcast- National Action July 24, 2021

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The Carlow Cottage Tenants Association "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

The Carlow Cottage Tenants Association fielded five candidates in the 1955 Local Elections in Carlow. They were mainly concerned with the issues of Farm Labourers and Cottage Tenants.
  1. The Carlow Cottage Tenants Association
  2. National Action -Episode 57
  3. The Socialist Labour Party -Episode 56
  4. Archive — TV Candidates from Billy Kirwin in 1977 to Tom Gildea in 1997
  5. Independent (Anti-Coalition) Labour candidates in the 1977 General Election
 

Podcast- The Socialist Labour Party July 17, 2021

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The Carlow Cottage Tenants Association "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

The Carlow Cottage Tenants Association fielded five candidates in the 1955 Local Elections in Carlow. They were mainly concerned with the issues of Farm Labourers and Cottage Tenants.
  1. The Carlow Cottage Tenants Association
  2. National Action -Episode 57
  3. The Socialist Labour Party -Episode 56
  4. Archive — TV Candidates from Billy Kirwin in 1977 to Tom Gildea in 1997
  5. Independent (Anti-Coalition) Labour candidates in the 1977 General Election
 

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 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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Podcast -The Women’s Political Party -Episode 48 May 20, 2021

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Set up in the early 1980’s by Antoinette Clancy, The Women’s Political Party main aim was to provide a Party for women made up of women, providing a path into politics for women in a male dominated Political world. They Campaigned in the 1983 Abortion Referendum (Against) and the 1986 Divorce Referendum (Advocating a Yes Vote). They never, however contested elections.

 

Podcast -The South Kerry Independent Alliance May 6, 2021


Founded in late 1993, The South Kerry Independent Alliance has been one of the most successful of our small parties as they still hold a seat on Kerry County Council.

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Podcast – The National Party / Catholic Democrats April 30, 2021


The Carlow Cottage Tenants Association "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

The Carlow Cottage Tenants Association fielded five candidates in the 1955 Local Elections in Carlow. They were mainly concerned with the issues of Farm Labourers and Cottage Tenants.
  1. The Carlow Cottage Tenants Association
  2. National Action -Episode 57
  3. The Socialist Labour Party -Episode 56
  4. Archive — TV Candidates from Billy Kirwin in 1977 to Tom Gildea in 1997
  5. Independent (Anti-Coalition) Labour candidates in the 1977 General Election

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Podcast – The Donegal Progressive Party April 23, 2021

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Set up in 1967, The Donegal Progressive Party drew its support mostly from the Unionist and Protestant community in East Donegal. It held a seat on Donegal County Council from 1967 until 1999 and went off the register of political parties in 2009.

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Podcast – The Revolutionary Workers Party -Episode 43 April 15, 2021

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Founded in 1930, The Revolutionary Workers Groups / Revolutionary Workers Party contested the 1930 Dublin Municipal Elections. Set up by Moscow as a result of a lack of trust in Jim Larkin Senior, they were a major part of the reformed Communist Party of Ireland in 1933.

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Podcast _The Immigration Control Platform April 8, 2021

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A look at The Immigration Control Platform, which were involved in Electoral Politics from 1997 to 2009 and gained a lot of publicity during that period. They were the first of the modern Far Right parties that now exist here.

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Podcast – The Seniors Solidarity Party April 1, 2021

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The Seniors Solidarity Party was set up in 2008 as a reaction to the introduction of the means test for Medical Cards for the over 70’s. Although enjoying nationwide support, it fielded just one candidate , Party leader John Wolfe, in the 2009 Local Elections and never stood in an election again

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Podcast -The Roscommon Hospital Action Committee -Episode 39 March 18, 2021


Originally set up as a lobby group The Roscommon Hospital Action Committee have been very influential in Roscommon Politics since first entering the electoral arena in 1985. They have had Councillors from 1985 to the present day and Tom Foxe served as a TD for the group from 1989 to 1997.

 

Podcast – The United Left Alliance March 11, 2021


A look at The United Left Alliance, formed in late 2010 by The Socialist Party, People Before Profit (SWP), WUAG and Independents. Although not a registered Party the Alliance contested the 2011 General Election before eventually dissolving in 2013.

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Podcast – H-Block candidates in the 1981 General Election March 4, 2021

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A look at the H-Block candidates that ran in the 1981 General Election, not just the Official Anti H-Block Armagh candidates but others such as Independent Fianna Fáil, Peoples Democracy and Anti H-Block Independents.

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Podcast -The Irish Independence Party February 25, 2021

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A look at the Irish Independence Party which ran from 1977 until the late 1980’s. They fielded 4 candidates in the 1979 UK Elections and were at their height winning 21 seats in the 1981 Northern Irish Local Elections. Sinn Féin’s decision to contest Northern Elections resulted in much of the IIPs support being lost.

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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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Podcast -The PAYE Tax Reform League February 11, 2021

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In the 1970’s and 80’s the tax burden on PAYE workers was huge. It led to massive protests calling for farmers and self employed to be brought into the Tax net. Growing from those protests was The National Association for the Protection of PAYE Earners (NAPPE). The Tax Reform League became the Political wing of NAPPE and contested the 1987 General Election.

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