Irish Free State Constitution.126 The relevant
parts of Article 165 provide the following:
For the protection of their social and economic interests, workers and salaried
employees shall have legal representation in Workers’ Councils for individual
Figgis, The Gaelic State, 62.
Don O’Leary, Vocationalism & Social Catholicism in Twentieth-Century Ireland:
The Search for a Christian Social Order (Dublin, 2000), 28.
Lee, ‘Aspects of Corporatist Thought’, 324.
undertakings and in District