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1923 General Election


“Supported by the Department of Tourism,  Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media under the Decade of Centenaries 2012-2023 initiative.”

In this podcast, Historian and Author, Eoin Swithin Walsh reports on the General Election of 1923 that brought the Civil War period to an end.

'The General Election of 27th August 1923 was the first election held in the Irish Free State, jus 14 months after the previous 'Pact Election and just three months after the end of the Civil War. It was the first opportunity for the public to express their opinions after the events of the Civil War. It also marked the debut of the Cumann na nGeadheal Party on the pro-Treaty side '

The-1923-General-Election-in-Carlow-Kilkenny.mp3 (size 22.1 MB)

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