Labour Party Bulletin, No. 1
Organisation: Labour
Issue:Nov./Dec. 1969
Type:Publication Issue
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Commentary From The Cedar Lounge Revolution

3rd October 2011

This is a very useful addition to the Archive, a document produced by Tallaght Labour Party in late 1969. Donated by Damian O’Broin, who has written an accompanying post here,  this provides an example of branch publications of a type of which there are very few in the Archive.

That’s a pity because such documents show the interests of those involved in community and constituency activism on a day to day, week to week basis - so any similar would be very welcome. And this document is no different with a concentration on Ground Rents, the Housing Problem and Local County Council News.

One fascinating line in the document notes that ‘There is a great deal of confusion to-day concerning the Social Policy of the LP, and we hope by these bulletins to explain the principles by which we stand’.

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