British Commonwealth of Nations: Again, Cos grave


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Again, Cosgrave

The new Dail Eireann, sixth in the six years that the Irish Free State has existed, met last week in a bitter session. President (Premier) William Thomas Cosgrave, sitting as an ordinary Deputy for Cork, was re-elected President of the Executive Council by a majority of six votes. The actual votes cast were 76 for and 70 against, Capt. William Archer Redmond abstaining and James Larkin, Dublin Communist, absent as an undischarged bankrupt.

The debate on the election was along party lines. Mr. Cosgrave was the only nominee. Eamon De Valera...

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