"The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast
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A Podcast "The Others" covering Groups , Smaller Parties and Independents in Ireland.more
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The Independent Dublin Dream Team Band
13 September 2022
In the 1997 General Election , 11 candidates stood for The Independent Dublin Dream Team Band. This was the Irish branch of The Rainbow Dream Ticket, Vote For Yourself, Make Politicians History series of Parties founded by Rainbow George Weiss. This episode covers the 1997 General Election Campaign ...
Post Office Candidates in Roscommon in 1991
30 August 2022
In early 1991, An Post issued details of a massive cost cutting plan which involved the closure and downgrading of various Post Offices throughout the Country as well as the introduction of roadside boxes for those whose dwellings were a distance from the road. Two 'Post Office Candidates' , Paul Be...
The United Labour Party
16 August 2022
Founded in 1978, The United Labour Party contested a number of elections in Northern Ireland. A Socialist Non Sectarian Party, among those involved were Paddy Devlin and John Coulthard. They petered out around 1984, with some members later becoming part of the Labour 87 group.
Patrick Belton - Independent -September 1927
05 July 2022
Having been elected for Fianna Fáil in June 1927, Patrick Belton took his seat in the Dail and was expelled from Fianna Fáil for doing so. He stood as an Independent in September 1927. He later stood for Cumann na nGaedheal and was elected for them in 1933. One of the few people to have been elected...