IRISH FREE STATE: Comparatively Heaven

Comparatively Heaven

President Eamon de Valera slants one patient eye ahead to the day when his Irish Free State will be a republic. He took three strides toward that day last week when he pushed through the Dail Eireann three bills to amend the Free State Constitution. The first seeks to abolish the legislative veto power of the Free State's Crown-appointed Governor General, now in fact a good Irishman, Domhnall Ua Buachalla (Daniel Buckley) whom George V has never seen and whom he appointed on President de Valera's advice. The second bill...

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