Dáil Éireann - Volume 108 - 19 November, 1947
Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Forthcoming General Election.
Mr. MacBride Mr. MacBride
Mr. MacBride asked the Taoiseach whether he is prepared to consider the advisability, subject to the views of the ecclesiastical authorities, of holding the forthcoming general elections on a Sunday.
The Taoiseach Eamon de Valera
The Taoiseach: During the war period, when there were special difficulties, the question of having a general election on a Sunday or Church Holiday was considered. It was decided that, even then, it would not be desirable.
Dáil Éireann 108 Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. Forthcoming General Election.