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Podcast – Ulster Christian Democrat Party May 20, 2022

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Ulster Christian Democrat Party "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

The Ulster Christian Democrat Party contested the 1996 Forum Elections.They wanted all churches to recognise the Northern Irish state, Northern Ireland to be renamed 'Ulster', to become Independent  and be part of the Commonwealth. Their Website
  1. Ulster Christian Democrat Party
  2. Democratic Partnership
  3. Martin Brennan -Independent Republican -1937 General Election in Sligo
  4. The National Citizens Movement
  5. Howth Development Association

The Ulster Christian Democrat Party contested the 1996 Forum Elections. They wanted all churches to recognise the Northern Irish state, Northern Ireland to be renamed ‘Ulster’, to become Independent  and be part of the Commonwealth. Their Website

 

Leaflet from Colly McLaughlin -IRSP -Foyle – 2022 Assembly Elections May 16, 2022

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From the 2022 Assembly Elections , a leaflet from Colly McLaughlin who was running for The IRSP in Foyle. He polled 766 votes and missed out on a seat.

Many thanks to the sender.

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Podcast -Democratic Partnership May 13, 2022

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Ulster Christian Democrat Party "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

The Ulster Christian Democrat Party contested the 1996 Forum Elections.They wanted all churches to recognise the Northern Irish state, Northern Ireland to be renamed 'Ulster', to become Independent  and be part of the Commonwealth. Their Website
  1. Ulster Christian Democrat Party
  2. Democratic Partnership
  3. Martin Brennan -Independent Republican -1937 General Election in Sligo
  4. The National Citizens Movement
  5. Howth Development Association

Democratic Partnership was a group made up of Peace People, Peace Activists , Trade Unionists and ex Northern Ireland Labour Party members. They contested the 1996 Northern Ireland Forum Elections. This episode also covers the Northern Ireland Forum electoral system, which was unique and as far as I know hasn’t been used since.

 

Podcast -Martin Brennan -Independent Republican -Sligo -1937 May 6, 2022

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Ulster Christian Democrat Party "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

The Ulster Christian Democrat Party contested the 1996 Forum Elections.They wanted all churches to recognise the Northern Irish state, Northern Ireland to be renamed 'Ulster', to become Independent  and be part of the Commonwealth. Their Website
  1. Ulster Christian Democrat Party
  2. Democratic Partnership
  3. Martin Brennan -Independent Republican -1937 General Election in Sligo
  4. The National Citizens Movement
  5. Howth Development Association

In the 1937 General Election, War of Independence and Civil War veteran Martin Brennan ran as an Independent Republican in Sligo. This episode looks at that campaign and briefly looks at his War of Independence record and time as a Fianna Fail TD.

 

Leaflet from Ron McDowell -TUV – North Belfast – 2022 Assembly Elections. May 4, 2022

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From the 2022 Assembly Elections a leaflet from Ron McDowell who is running for the TUV in North Belfast. Many thanks to the sender.

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Leaflet from Seán MacNiocaill – Aontú – North Belfast – 2022 Assembly Elections

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A leaflet from Seán MacNiocaill who is running for Aontú in North Belfast in the 2022 Assembly Elections. Many thanks to the sender.

 

Leaflet from Billy Hutchinson – PUP – North Belfast – 2022 Assembly Elections


From the 2022 Assembly Elections a leaflet from Billy Hutchinson of the PUP who is running in North Belfast. Many thanks to the sender.

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Leaflet from Shaun Harkin -People Before Profit – Foyle -2022 Assembly Elections

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From the 2022 Assembly Elections , a leaflet from Shaun Harkin who is running for People Before Profit in Foyle. Many thanks to the sender.

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Podcast -The National Citizens Movement April 30, 2022

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Ulster Christian Democrat Party "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

The Ulster Christian Democrat Party contested the 1996 Forum Elections.They wanted all churches to recognise the Northern Irish state, Northern Ireland to be renamed 'Ulster', to become Independent  and be part of the Commonwealth. Their Website
  1. Ulster Christian Democrat Party
  2. Democratic Partnership
  3. Martin Brennan -Independent Republican -1937 General Election in Sligo
  4. The National Citizens Movement
  5. Howth Development Association

Founded in 2014, The National Citizens Movement grew out of The Anti Water Charges and wider anti Austerity Movement. They contested the 2015 Carlow Kilkenny By-Election before merging with Direct Democracy Ireland in December 2015.

 

Podcast – The Cork Civic Party April 15, 2022

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Ulster Christian Democrat Party "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

The Ulster Christian Democrat Party contested the 1996 Forum Elections.They wanted all churches to recognise the Northern Irish state, Northern Ireland to be renamed 'Ulster', to become Independent  and be part of the Commonwealth. Their Website
  1. Ulster Christian Democrat Party
  2. Democratic Partnership
  3. Martin Brennan -Independent Republican -1937 General Election in Sligo
  4. The National Citizens Movement
  5. Howth Development Association

Founded in 1945, The Cork Civic Party had representation on Cork Corporation until they disbanded in 1966. They represented Business interests in the City.

 

“Plan for Joint Sovereignty for Northern Ireland” from Dermot Walsh – 1981 NUI Seanad Election April 8, 2022

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From the 1981 NUI Seanad Election a booklet from Donegal based candidate Dermot Walsh outlining his plan for Joint Sovereignty for Northern Ireland as well as some other issues. In that election Walsh polled 1,140 votes and missed out on a seat. .. Many thanks to the sender.

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Podcast – Meath Centre Left March 25, 2022

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Ulster Christian Democrat Party "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

The Ulster Christian Democrat Party contested the 1996 Forum Elections.They wanted all churches to recognise the Northern Irish state, Northern Ireland to be renamed 'Ulster', to become Independent  and be part of the Commonwealth. Their Website
  1. Ulster Christian Democrat Party
  2. Democratic Partnership
  3. Martin Brennan -Independent Republican -1937 General Election in Sligo
  4. The National Citizens Movement
  5. Howth Development Association

Founded in 2014, Meath Centre Left contested the 2014 Local Elections, running two candidates in Ashbourne

 

Podcast – The Community Party March 18, 2022

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Ulster Christian Democrat Party "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

The Ulster Christian Democrat Party contested the 1996 Forum Elections.They wanted all churches to recognise the Northern Irish state, Northern Ireland to be renamed 'Ulster', to become Independent  and be part of the Commonwealth. Their Website
  1. Ulster Christian Democrat Party
  2. Democratic Partnership
  3. Martin Brennan -Independent Republican -1937 General Election in Sligo
  4. The National Citizens Movement
  5. Howth Development Association

Founded in 1985 , The Community Party contested the 1985 Local Elections for Letterkenny UDC and had a Councillor elected. This episode also covers the debate around slot machines in Donegal in that period.

 

Podcast – Ciaran McKeown -1969 Dublin South West March 11, 2022

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Ulster Christian Democrat Party "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

The Ulster Christian Democrat Party contested the 1996 Forum Elections.They wanted all churches to recognise the Northern Irish state, Northern Ireland to be renamed 'Ulster', to become Independent  and be part of the Commonwealth. Their Website
  1. Ulster Christian Democrat Party
  2. Democratic Partnership
  3. Martin Brennan -Independent Republican -1937 General Election in Sligo
  4. The National Citizens Movement
  5. Howth Development Association

In the 1969 General Election, the then President of USI Ciaran McKeown ran in Dublin South West as an Independent. This episode covers McKeown in College, USI, the election, the aftermath and his life afterwards

 

Leaflet from Maureen Gaffney – 2022 Trinity Seanad By-Election March 2, 2022

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From the 2022 Trinity Seanad By-Election a leaflet from Maureen Gaffney. Many thanks to the sender.

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Leaflet from Sadhbh O’Neill – 2022 Trinity Seanad By-Election

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From the 2022 Seanad By-Election a leaflet from Sadhbh O’Neill. Many thanks to the sender.

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Podcast -The Dublin City Group February 25, 2022

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Ulster Christian Democrat Party "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

The Ulster Christian Democrat Party contested the 1996 Forum Elections.They wanted all churches to recognise the Northern Irish state, Northern Ireland to be renamed 'Ulster', to become Independent  and be part of the Commonwealth. Their Website
  1. Ulster Christian Democrat Party
  2. Democratic Partnership
  3. Martin Brennan -Independent Republican -1937 General Election in Sligo
  4. The National Citizens Movement
  5. Howth Development Association

Initially The Fine Gael Dublin City Group, in 1963 they met and hosted Young Unionists in Dublin and Belfast, by doing so they recognised The Constitution of Northern Ireland. For taking that position they were rebuked by The Fine Gael Leadership and subsequently resigned en masse from the Party. They continued as the Dublin City Group. In the 1965 General Election Jim Deegan stood as an Independent backed by The Dublin City Group. He also stood in the 1970 Dublin South County By-Election.

 

Podcast – William Abbey Of The Holy Cross Fitzsimons February 18, 2022


Ulster Christian Democrat Party "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

The Ulster Christian Democrat Party contested the 1996 Forum Elections.They wanted all churches to recognise the Northern Irish state, Northern Ireland to be renamed 'Ulster', to become Independent  and be part of the Commonwealth. Their Website
  1. Ulster Christian Democrat Party
  2. Democratic Partnership
  3. Martin Brennan -Independent Republican -1937 General Election in Sligo
  4. The National Citizens Movement
  5. Howth Development Association

A regular on ballot papers in the 1980’s, William Abbey Of The Holy Cross Fitzsimons contested multiple elections, standing often in multiple constituencies, always without success.

 

 
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