Tags » Irish Politics

On Thinking About - What IF?

I mentioned last week that I was toying with the idea of doing a “What IF?” series during the coming October. I mentioned then that I’d elaborate a little more before I get going. 326 more words

Family & Life

"For Unity And Socialism" -1970 Manifesto of The Communist Party Of Ireland

“For Unity And Socialism” – Manifesto of The Communist Party Of Ireland (1970). A historical 12 page pamphlet issued after the Special Congress that amalgamated the Irish Workers’ Party and the Communist Party Northern Ireland to form The Communist Party Of Ireland. 42 more words

Irish Politics

An overview of the Irish Left parties

This essay aims to provide an account of the parties of the contemporary Irish left. It provides the briefest of introductions to their respective histories, describes their current political strategies, weighing up the advantages and disadvantages of each from as objective a point of view as possible. 8,197 more words

Podcast - The Irish Housewives Association

In the 1957 General Election, The Irish Housewives Association stood three candidates.
Mairead McGunness in Dublin North East, Beatrice Dixon in Dublin South West and Kathleen Swanton in Dublin North Central. 37 more words

Irish Politics

A Return to Hope- The Democratic National Convention 2020

In the run-up to the Convention, the Democratic party had two significant concerns. First, there were the fears of disunity between the various wings of the party, and then, worries over Biden’s potential for gaffs or looking like he was “mentally shot.” At least these were the concerns debated on the major television networks and Twitter. 857 more words

Recent Posts

Podcast - The National Progressive Democrats

Latest episode of the podcast covers The National Progressive Democrats. A left wing party set up by Noel Browne and Jack McQuillan in the late 1950’s. 11 more words

Irish Politics

Leaflet from James Kelly - Aontacht Eireann - 1973 General Election -Cavan

From the 1973 General Election a leaflet from James Kelly running for Aontacht Eireann in Cavan where he polled 2068 votes. Formerly Captain James Kelly he came to National Attention during the arms trail, where he was acquitted.

Irish Politics