Foreign News: Politics in Ireland

One Vote: Contrary to expectations (TIME, Aug. 22) the Irish Free State government, presided over by William Thomas Cosgrave, was preserved. On a motion of no confidence, introduced by Thomas Johnston, Labor leader, the Dail Eireann (Irish Chamber of Deputies) voted 71 ayes and 71 noes. The Dail Speaker (Ceann-Chomhairle), Michael Hayes, as he was bound to, then cast a deciding vote in favor of the Cabinet and the motion was lost. President (Prime Minister) Cosgrave then adjourned the Chamber till Oct. 11.

Checking up the list of voters on the motion, the Opposition...

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