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  Cumann na nGaedhael - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The first Cumann na nGaedhael was founded by Arthur Griffith in 1904 to campaign against a visit by King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra to Ireland.
The second Cumann na nGaedhael was formed by pro-Treaty Sinn Féin TDs in Dáil Éireann in Dublin in April 1923 and was largely centre right in outlook.
Cumann na nGaedheal regained most of the ground lost in June, winning 62 seats and 39% of the vote, although most of these gains were from potential allies.
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 Blueshirts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Once the ban was lifted the IRA began to disrupt meetings of the former governing party, Cumann na nGaedhael and intimidating its members.
Cumann na nGaedhael's protectors were declared illegal while the IRA, who were threatening Cumann na nGaedhael politicians and supporters and breaking up their meetings, were allowed to remain legal and armed.
In response to the ban the National Guard, Cumann na nGaedhael and the National Centre Party merged to form a new party.
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 Cumann na nGaedhael: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The first Cumann na nGaedhael was founded by Arthur Griffith in 1904 to campaign against...to Ireland.
Cumann na nGaedhael was an Irish language name given to two Irish political parties.
The second Cumann na nGaedhael was formed by pro-treaty TDs in Dáil Éireann in Dublin in 1923.
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 Irish general election, 1927 (September) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
On the other hand the Cumann na nGaedhael government had the backing of the Farmers' Party and most of the Independent TDs.
Cumann na nGaedhael was fighting the election on its record in government so far.
Following the general election Cumann na nGaedhael were able to form a government with the support of the Farmer's Party and other Independent TDs.
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 Irish general election, 1932 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1932 General Election was one of the most important general elections held in Ireland in the 20th Century.
Cumann na nGaedhael fought the general election on its record of providing ten years of stable government.
In comparison to Cumann na nGaedhael, Fianna Fáil had an elaborate election programme, designed to appeal to a wide section of the electorate.
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 Fine Gael
In origins however it was really a larger version of Cumann na nGaedhael, the party created in 1924 by the Pro-Treaty[?] leaders of the Irish Free State under W.T. Cosgrave.
Though as Cumann na nGaedhael or the people who would form the party had been in government for ten years in the Irish Free State (1922-32), with the coming to power of Fianna Fáil under Eamon de Valera, the party spent the next sixteen years in the doldrums, overshadowed by the larger party.
Cosgrave resigned the leadership and was replaced by Garre FitzGerald, Minister for Foreign Affairs in the National Coalition, one of Ireland's most popular politicians and son of Desmond FitzGerald[?], a Cumann na nGaedhael Minister for External Affairs.
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 W.T. Cosgrave Bio @ Succeeded.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
During the ten years that Cosgrave and Cumann na nGaedhael were in power they adopted a conservative economic policy.
Cumann na nGaedhael fought the election on its record of providing ten years of honest governmant and political and economic stability.
In 1933 three groups, Cumann na nGaedhael, the national Centre Party and the National Guard came together to form a new political force, Fine Gael - the United Ireland Party.
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 Cumann na nGaedheal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Cumann na nGaedheal had been founded in 1923 to sustain the Government of the infant Free State in its efforts to build and develop...
One of the first tasks of the new Prime Minister, W Cosgrave, (of the moderate Cumann na nGaedheal party) was to reconstruct the bridges and railways which had been damaged...
Cumann na nGaedheal (Later Fine Gael) Led by W.T Cosgrave (Following the deaths of Arthur Griffith and Michael Collins) formed the government to take over authority from the British.
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 Fine Gael Clause @ ChannelsAndNetworks.com (Channels and Networks)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Fine Gael, since the days of Cumann na nGaedheal, has been known as the party of law and order as a result of its tough stance on crime and the causes of crime and its origins in defending the Anglo-Irish Treaty.
In reality, it was really a larger version of Cumann na nGaedhael, the party created in 1923 by the Pro-Treaty leaders of the Irish Free State under.
Notably, Clann na Poblachta (under former anti-Treaty IRA chief of staff, Sean MacBride), were opposed to him because of his role as Chief of Staff of the Irish Army in the execution of republicans during the Irish Civil War.
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 Wikinfo | Fine Gael   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In origin, it was really a larger version of Cumann na nGaedhael, the party created in 1924 by the Pro-Treaty leaders of the Irish Free State under W.T. Cosgrave.
Notably, Clann na Poblachta under former Irish Republican Army chief of staff, Sean MacBride, were opposed to him because of his role as Chief of Staff of the Irish Army in the execution of republicans during the Irish Civil War.
FitzGerald was one of Ireland's most popular politicians and son of Desmond FitzGerald, a Cumann na nGaedhael Minister for External Affairs.
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 Wikipedia: Garret FitzGerald
Desmond had been one of the founders of Cumann na nGaedhael, the party created to support the Anglo-Irish Treaty signed in 1921 between Britain and Ireland, and which created the Irish Free State.
Though a senior figure on the 'pro-treaty' side of Ireland's political divide (which had seen a civil war, fought between pro- and anti-treatyites in 1922 and 1923), Garret's father had remained friendly with anti-treatyites, notably Seán MacEntee, a minister in Eamon de Valera's governments.
His most dramatic success was in the introduction of the Anglo-Irish Agreement, which provided for a mechanism by which the Republic of Ireland could be consulted by the British Government under Margaret Thatcher and through a mechanism called the 'Anglo-Irish Conference' contribute to, the governance of Northern Ireland.
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 Cumann na nGaedhael
At the turn of the century he founded Cumann na nGaedheal, a federation of patriotic youth clubs of various hues and aims whose common factor was their detestation of the Irish Parliamentary Party led by John Redmond.
Yeats working for Cumann na nGaedheal, Griffith could call on some of the sharpest intellects of the period in developing his political ideas.
Behind Cumann na nGaedheal, moreover, was the IRB which imparted the separatist complexion of the movement.
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 Cumann na nGaedheal - Politics.ie Wiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Cumann na nGaedheal a number of political parties had this name.
Cumann na nGaedheal (1900) - Founded by Arthur Griffith and William Rooney on 30th Sept 1900.
Cumann na nGaedheal (1923) - Founded by supporters of the Anglo-Irish Treaty led by William T. Cosgrave on 8th April 1923.
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 Cumann na nGaedheal: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Cumann na nGaedheal (League of the Gaels) was an Irish language[Click link for more facts about this topic] name given to two Irish political parties.
The second Cumann na nGaedheal was formed by pro-treaty Anglo-Irish Treaty quick summary:
Clann na poblachta (literally meaning "party of the republic") was an irish republican political party founded by former ira chief of staff sean macbride in...
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 Irish general election, 1932 - Gurupedia
It resulted in the defeat of the ruling Cumann na nGaedhael party led by W.T. Cosgrave and the victory of
Cumann na nGaedhael on the other hand fought their election campaign on their record in government.
The results paved the way for the first transition of power to take place in the Irish Free State and many thought that Cumann na nGaedhael wouldn't hand over power to their Civil War opponents.
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 Sinn Féin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
After Cumann na nGaedheal and Fianna Fáil were founded, in 1923 and 1926, only a tiny rump of the Anglo-Irish War party remained, and this featured very rarely in politics, contesting only a few elections.
The pro-treaty Sinn Féin TDs changed the name of the party to Cumann na nGaedhael, subsequently merging with the Centre Party and the Blueshirts in 1933 to form Fine Gael.
Having temporarily suspended armed action in the Free State, the movement split again with the departure (March 1926) of its leader Eamon de Valera, after having lost a motion to abandon abstention if the statement of "Fidelity to the King" were abolished.
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 Fine Gael -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It was founded on 3 September 1933 following the merger of Cumann na nGaedhael, the Centre Party and the Army Comrades Association, though it traces its origins back to the struggle for Irish independence and the pro-Treaty side in the Irish Civil War, identified in particular with Michael Collins.
Fine Gael, since the days of Cumann na nGheadheal, has been known as the party of law and order as a result of its tough stance on crime and the causes of crime and its origins in defending the Anglo-Irish Treaty.
In the face of intimidation of Cumann na nGaedheal meetings by the anti-treaty IRA and the rise in support for Éamon de Valera's Fianna Fáil from 1926, a new strategy was required to strengthen the voice of the pro-Treaty tradition who now found themselves in opposition.
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 Fiscal Policy in Post-Independence Ireland
Given the political upheaval, which provided the background to its reign, the government's overriding objective was to ensure political stability for the fledgling state.
In addition to this, Cumann na nGaedhael's support was from big farmers whose needs were low taxes and a corresponding low level of social services.
Under Cummann na nGaedhael, public expenditure reached its peak at £39m in 1924 and declined thereafter to £25m in 1930.
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 Cumann na nGaedhael   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
See also the Dictionary definition of Cumann, na, nGaedhael
Cumann na nGaedhael (League of the Gaels) was an Irish language name given to two Irish political parties.
The second Cumann na nGaedhael was formed by pro-treaty Sinn Féin TDs in Dáil Éireann in Dublin in 1923.
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 Department of the Taoiseach - Former Taoisigh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He supported the Anglo-Irish Treaty of 1921 and became leader of the Cumann na nGaedhael Government when Sinn Fein divided after the 1921 Treaty was signed.
Following the defeat of Cumann na nGaedhael in the 1932 General Election, he led the Opposition in Dáil Eireann, in 1945, he retired from politics.
In 1948 he was to Taoiseach of Irelands first Inter-party Government (comprising of Fine Gael, Labour, Clann na Talmhúain and Clann na Pobhlachta), this Government continued in office until its dissolution in May 1951.
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 Ardlenagh View B&B
The English reply was to increase the R.I.C. presence in the barracks in Bridge Street and bring in a unit of the dreaded Black and Tans.
The name of the organisation was changed to the National Guard and its members wore a uniform of blue shirt, fl trousers and fl beret.
One of the biggest Cumann na nGaedhael meetings held in Donegal in the thirties was given a protective cordon of Blueshirts.
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Fine Gael (IPA, though often mispronounced (approximate English translation: Family of the Irish) is currently the second largest political party in Ireland, presently forming the official opposition in the Oireachtas (Irish Parliament), and claims a membership of over 34,000.
Fine Gael was founded on 3 September 1933 following the merger of Cumann na nGaedhael, the Centre Party and the Army Comrades Association, a quasi-fascist group popularly known as the 'Blueshirts'.
The swift changeover was viewed as a means of keeping control of the party away from the emerging centre left wing of the party.
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 Old Galway - Galway Elections
Padraic O'Maille was standing for the new party and Barney Mellowes, brother of Liam, stood for Sinn Fein.
The result was four seats for Fianna Fail, three for Cumann na nGaedhael, one for William Duffy of the National League, and one for Gilbert Lynch of the Labour Party.
A number of independents ran in the election, but essentially it boiled down to a battle between Cumann na nGaedhael and Fianna Fail.
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 iqexpand.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Blueshirts were a continuation of Civil War politics but they were also part of European Fascism, the Irish strain of a European disease.
The development of the Blueshirt movement came as Cumann...
Ryan Callahan, a 21-year-old right wing named the Ontario Hockey League’s top overage player in 2005-06, agreed to his first NHL contract with the Blueshirts on Wednesday afternoon.
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 Slugger O'Toole   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
You said 1922 was a legitimate representation earlier on in this thread and now you are moving it to 1923.
How do you square the fact that the core of the 1923 TDs elected to Cumann na nGaedhael were the same people who were elected as Pro-Treaty Sinn Fein TDs in 1922.
As Cumann na nGaedhgael was made up primarily of Pro-Treaty Sinn Feiners, then surely you will have to move your democratic election further on down the path than 1923.
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