President Eamon de Valera ran last week for a third term. Election of an Irish Free State President is by the Dail, itself just newly elected in a poll which failed to give de Valera's Fianna Fail Party the absolute majority for which the President had hoped (TIME, July 12). Fianna Fail won 69 seats, exactly the same number as the total held by all other parties combined. Free State Laborites continued last week to vote in loose coalition with Fianna Fail, and Eamon de Valera was elected President for the third time...

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