Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

Leaflet from Anne Murphy -Communist Party of Great Britain- 1994 European Elections London NW May 14, 2013

From the 1994 European Elections a leaflet from Irishwoman Anne Murphy who was running for the Communist Party of Great Britain in London North West.
Many thanks to the sender.



“Angela Davis On Trial” Leaflet from the Angela Davis Defence Committee circa 1971 July 20, 2012

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Not Irish but something I had that I thought might be of interest. “Angela Davis On Trial” a leaflet from the London based Angela Davis Defence Committee. I presume its from 1971.
The leaflet gives a background to Davis, the offences commited and why she should be released. Davis was prominent in the Black Panthers and The Communist Party of the USA.
More info on her here



Anti Fiscal Treaty leaflet from UKIP July 4, 2012

The Anti Fiscal Treaty leaflet from UKIP MEPS from the Fiscal Treaty Referendum campaign. The leaflet was delivered to every house in Ireland (or so they claimed).



From 1989 a “Say No To The Poll Tax” Leaflet from the SNP May 27, 2012

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Thought this might be of interest.From 1989 a “Say No To The Poll Tax” Leaflet from the SNP.



Leaflet from George Galloway -Respect 2012 Bradford West By-Election March 30, 2012

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Though this might be of interest a leaflet from George Galloway running for Respect in the 2012 Bradford West By-Election which he won.




From 1985 a pamphlet from Red Wedge – “Fact Not Fiction Series” No. 1. January 12, 2012

From the mid 80s a pamphlet from Red Wedge “Fact Not Fiction Series” No. 1.
It outlines the priorities of the project which was aimed at Youth. They were training, Unemployment, Allowances, Low Pay, Gay Rights, Housing and Internationalism.
Red Wedge was a collective of artists and musicians who came together in opposition to the Conservative government of Margaret Thatcher. They worked closely with the Labour Party, organising gigs and public meetings in support of their effort to defeat Thatcher in the 1987 election.
Amongst the artists involved were Billy Bragg, The Style Council, The Communards and Jerry Dammers. Others that made guest appearances included Madness, Prefab Sprout, Tom Robinson, Lloyd Cole and The Smiths.



Happy Christmas …. December 25, 2011

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Happy Christmas ….
This is the front page of a newsletter from the UK Miners Strike I posted over on the CLR



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