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Go-Ahead with O'Neill

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'Go-Ahead with O'Neill' lapel badge. Published by UUC, Glengall St, Belfast, printed by W & G Baird Ltd. An Ulster Unionist election sticker/badge featuring the then Unionist leader and Northern Ireland Prime Minister Terence O’Neill. The badge dates from the February 1969 NI Parliamentary election. O’Neill had a narrow victory over Rev. Ian Paisley in his Bannside constituency and although O’Neill’s supporters won an overall majority he failed to completely defeat his opponents within the Ulster Unionist Party.