EIRE: The Strangest That Ever...

For once the British were not the villains of the piece. And, with their favorite bait removed from the ring, most Irishmen were at a loss to tell what the fight was about at all. "This," wrote the Dublin correspondent of London's News Chronicle, as 1,800,000 Irishmen prepared to go to the polls this week, "is the strangest general election that ever took place. Nobody wants it. Nobody knows what it's about, and nobody, except the candidates, seems to care how it will end."

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