Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

From 1976 “Peace By Peace” The Magazine of Peace People .Issue 1. January 16, 2019


People People had been set up only a few weeks prior to this inaugural Edition of “Peace By Peace” in 1976. You can read about the background of the group being set up here.
This issue contains messages from Betty Williams, Mairead Corrigan and Ciaran McKeown as well as International reaction to the founding of Peace People and other interesting items. I’ve scanned and uploaded it in pdf format here

 

Leaflet for Timmy Hammersley, Roger Kennedy, Sean McCarthy, William McInerney ,Josephine Quinlan – Fianna Fail -Cashel 1991 Local Elections January 3, 2019


From the 1991 Local Elections a leaflet for Timmy Hammersley, Roger Kennedy, Sean McCarthy, William McInerney and Josephine Quinlan who were running for Fianna Fail in Cashel.
Timmy Hammersley and Sean McCarthy were elected.
Many thanks to the sender.

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Cosaint Shibhialta Bás Beatha ,a 1965 Civil Defence booklet on Survival in a Nuclear War. December 30, 2018


Cosaint Shibhialta Bás Beatha ,a 1965 Civil Defence booklet on Survival in a nuclear war. I’ve scanned and uploaded it in pdf format here

 

Women’s Liberation Movement “Fownes Street Journal” Vol.2 No. 1 September 1973 December 17, 2018


From September 1973 an issue of The “Fownes Street Journal” produced by the Women’s Liberation Movement. Quite an interesting read. I’ve scanned and uploaded it in pdf format here

 

Leaflet from Vivion de Valera and Colm Gallagher -Fianna Fail -1957 General Election -Dublin North Central December 10, 2018


From the 1957 General Election a leaflet from Vivion De Valera and Colm Gallagher running for Fianna Fáil in Dublin North Central. Both candidates were elected.
Many thanks to the sender.

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Leaflet from Sinéad Gibney -Social Democrats -Dun Laoghaire December 5, 2018

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A leaflet from Sinéad Gibney of THe Social Democrats in Dun Laoghaire.

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“Republican News” Single sheet flyer from 1937 November 8, 2018

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From 1937 (The IRA was banned in 1936) a copy of Republican News that was just a single sheet of paper, probably illustrating the difficulty trying to print a full paper at the time.
AN interesting read and it is highly critical of Fianna Fail.

 

 
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