Years Active:19821990
  Documents in Archive:4
  Merged with:Labour
  Other Related Organisations: Limerick Socialist Organisation, Socialist Party of Ireland [1970]
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The Democratic Socialist Party (DSP) was a small left wing political party in the Republic of Ireland. It was a merger of Jim Kemmy’s Limerick Socialist Organisation and the Socialist Party of Ireland. Jim Kemmy was an Irish politician and member of Dáil Éireann. He left the left the Labour Party in 1972. A number of members of the British and Irish Communist Organisation also joined the party. […] It merged with the Labour Party in 1990. Many of the BICO members in the party later joined the Democratic Left when that party was established in 1992.



WikipediaDemocratic Socialist Party (Ireland) 


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A list of known publications from Democratic Socialist Party, including those not represented in the Irish Left Archive collection.

Democratic Socialist, The19831985Democratic Socialist Party
Dispatch19821983 c.Democratic Socialist Party
Spokeswoman19841985 c.Democratic Socialist Party

External Resources

Election Literature & Leaflets

Irish Election Literature

Election leaflets and documents from the party and individual candidates.


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