NORTHERN IRELAND: Don't Be Eirated!

"Don't Be Eirated!"

Once Eamon de Valera openly raised in London the issue of whether Northern Ireland should be merged with his Eire (TIME, Jan. 31), it was obvious that Prime Minister Viscount Craigavon of Northern Ireland could win an election on that issue without half trying. He promptly called an election, campaigned with the slogan "Don't Be Eirated!" and won last week, increasing his Parliamentary following to 80%. Viscount Craigavon has already been Prime Minister for 17 consecutive years, is now safely in for five more.

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