Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

1984 European Elections leaflet from Danny Morrison of Sinn Féin August 13, 2018

From the 1984 European Elections a leaflet from Danny Morrison running for Sinn Féin in Northern Ireland. He polled 91,476 votes and missed out on a seat.
Many thanks to the sender.


“Fine Gael In Government – A Progress Report” Leaflet from Fine Gael August 12, 2018

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A leaflet from Fine Gael aimed at its membership… “Fine Gael In Government – A Progress Report” outlining the progress made by the Government in the past two years as well a ‘dates for your diary’ section.
Many thanks to the sender.



“Our City- Support The Summerhill Occupation” leaflet August 10, 2018

A leaflet produced by the various groups involved in the Summerhill Occupation outlining the reasons behind the occupation and their three demands.



“Eamon deValera” -The Nations Tribute – Magazine produced after Devs death August 7, 2018

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A magazine tribute produced after the death of Eamon DeValera giving a biography of him, details of the funeral , lot’s of photos and more. I’ve uploaded it in pdf format here


From 1969 Two Labour Ads aimed at Farmers July 16, 2018

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From the 1969 General Election, two ads aimed at the Farming Community from Labour with Brendan Corish pictured talking to those involved in agriculture with the “Let’s build the New Republic” Slogan.



“What’s Wrong With Rural Ireland?” -Fine Gael -1969 General Election July 15, 2018

From the 1969 General Election an Ad from Fine Gael aimed at voters in Rural areas regarding their plans to set up a Rural Development Policy.


Programme for Shamrock Rovers Ireland XI V Brazil – July 1973 July 7, 2018

A bit of Sporting History , The Match Programme for the clash between a Shamrock Rovers XI and the then reigning World Cup Winners ,Brazil. The historic friendly match saw Brazil play a team of players from both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Unable to officially call themselves an “All-Ireland” team, they were called a “Shamrock Rovers All Ireland XI” and played in Rovers colours.
I’ve scanned and uploaded the Match Programme in pdf format here


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