Irish Election Literature

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General Election Leaflets …… April 30, 2020

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2020 General Election               2016 General Election
2011 General Election               2007 General Election
2002 General Election               1997 General Election
1992 General Election               1989 General Election
1987 General Election               Nov 1982 General Election
Feb 1982 General Election       1981 General Election
1977 General Election               1973 General Election
1969 General Election               1965 General Election
1961 General Election               1957 General Election
1954 General Election               1951 General Election
1948 General Election               1944 General Election
1943 General Election               1938 General Election
1937 General Election               1933 General Election
1932 General Election               Sept 1927 General Election
June 1927 General Election     1923 General Election

 

Podcast – Cork Unemployed Party  January 28, 2022

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The Cork Unemployed Party "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

The Cork Unemployed Association/ Cork Unemployed Party ran from the early 1930's to the late 1940's. The Contested Municipal Elections and a General Election. This episode briefly covers attitudes to Unemployment at the time as well as a little history of benefits available to the Unemployed.
  1. The Cork Unemployed Party
  2. The Greater Dublin Constitutional Group
  3. The Voice of Wicklow
  4. The Motor Insurance Justice Action Group
  5. National Democratic Party

The Cork Unemployed Association/ Cork Unemployed Party ran from the early 1930’s to the late 1940’s. They Contested Municipal Elections and a General Election. This episode briefly covers attitudes to Unemployment at the time as well as a little history of benefits available to the Unemployed.

 

“Mr. de Valera’s Reply to Mr. Churchill” Pamphlet of Devs address to the Nation 16th May 1945 January 16, 2022

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“Mr. de Valera’s Reply to Mr. Churchill” Pamphlet of Devs address to the Nation 16th May 1945, Produced by The Irish Press. Scanned and uploaded in pdf format.

 

Leaflet from Sean Dublin Bay Rockall Loftus -1991 Local Elections -Clontarf

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From the 1991 Local Elections a four page leaflet from Sean Dublin Bay Rockall Loftus running in Clontarf. Topping the poll with 3,411 votes, he was elected on the first count. I’ve scanned and uploaded it in pdf.

 

Podcast – The Greater Dublin Constitutional Group January 14, 2022

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The Cork Unemployed Party "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

The Cork Unemployed Association/ Cork Unemployed Party ran from the early 1930's to the late 1940's. The Contested Municipal Elections and a General Election. This episode briefly covers attitudes to Unemployment at the time as well as a little history of benefits available to the Unemployed.
  1. The Cork Unemployed Party
  2. The Greater Dublin Constitutional Group
  3. The Voice of Wicklow
  4. The Motor Insurance Justice Action Group
  5. National Democratic Party

Founded for the 1930 Municipal Elections in Dublin, The Greater Dublin Constitutional Group were a Cumann na nGaedheal aligned group that were the biggest Party on Dublin Corporation between 1930 and 1933.

 

“Notes for Speakers” From Fianna Fáil in the 1961 General Election January 11, 2022

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From the 1961 General Election, a 20 page booklet “Notes for Speakers” produced by Fianna Fáil for the campaign. Given there were no Manifestos then, it had a series of points promoting Fianna Fáil policy and achievements and attacks on the opposition. As well as organised rallys, candidates and others would have spoken outside Masses, in Fair Greens and other places promoting candidates. Many thanks to the sender.

 

Podcast -The Voice of Wicklow

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The Cork Unemployed Party "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

The Cork Unemployed Association/ Cork Unemployed Party ran from the early 1930's to the late 1940's. The Contested Municipal Elections and a General Election. This episode briefly covers attitudes to Unemployment at the time as well as a little history of benefits available to the Unemployed.
  1. The Cork Unemployed Party
  2. The Greater Dublin Constitutional Group
  3. The Voice of Wicklow
  4. The Motor Insurance Justice Action Group
  5. National Democratic Party

Voice of Wicklow were a split in Fine Gael in Wicklow caused by Shane Ross being added to the ticket in the 1991 Local Elections. (Previously Released)

 

Souvenir Programme for the “Dinnéar an tUachtaráin” to celebrate Charles Haugheys 10 years as leader of Fianna Fáil January 4, 2022

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From 1989, The Souvenir Programme for the “Dinnéar an tUachtaráin” to celebrate Charles Haugheys 10 years as leader of Fianna Fáil. Contains a profile, some tributes, the menu, prizes, ads and more. Many thanks to the sender. It’s 44 pages so have uploaded in pdf.

 

“The Worker” issue 1 -January 1972 (the SWM’s first published newspaper.) December 29, 2021

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Jan 2022 is the 50th anniversary of the SWM’s first published newspaper “The Worker” .Many thanks to the sender.

 

Podcast- The Motor Insurance Justice Action Group December 24, 2021

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The Cork Unemployed Party "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

The Cork Unemployed Association/ Cork Unemployed Party ran from the early 1930's to the late 1940's. The Contested Municipal Elections and a General Election. This episode briefly covers attitudes to Unemployment at the time as well as a little history of benefits available to the Unemployed.
  1. The Cork Unemployed Party
  2. The Greater Dublin Constitutional Group
  3. The Voice of Wicklow
  4. The Motor Insurance Justice Action Group
  5. National Democratic Party

The Motor Insurance Justice Action Group fought for the rights of young drivers crippled with exorbitant costs for Car Insurance. In the 2002 General Election they nominated David Green to run in Dublin Mid West.

 

Podcast – The National Democratic Party and Land League December 17, 2021

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The Cork Unemployed Party "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

The Cork Unemployed Association/ Cork Unemployed Party ran from the early 1930's to the late 1940's. The Contested Municipal Elections and a General Election. This episode briefly covers attitudes to Unemployment at the time as well as a little history of benefits available to the Unemployed.
  1. The Cork Unemployed Party
  2. The Greater Dublin Constitutional Group
  3. The Voice of Wicklow
  4. The Motor Insurance Justice Action Group
  5. National Democratic Party

The National Democratic Party and Land League were founded in 1923 to appeal to small farmers and leaseholders. It contested the 1923 General Election and disbanded shortly afterwards.

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Leaflet from Bernadette McAliskey – February 1982 General Election -Dublin North Central December 15, 2021


A Leaflet from Bernadette McAliskey from the February 1982 General Election running in Dublin North Central. Running as a Peoples Democracy Sponsored candidate , she polled 2085 votes.

Many thanks to the sender

 

Podcast -The Socialist Environmental Alliance December 10, 2021


The Cork Unemployed Party "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

The Cork Unemployed Association/ Cork Unemployed Party ran from the early 1930's to the late 1940's. The Contested Municipal Elections and a General Election. This episode briefly covers attitudes to Unemployment at the time as well as a little history of benefits available to the Unemployed.
  1. The Cork Unemployed Party
  2. The Greater Dublin Constitutional Group
  3. The Voice of Wicklow
  4. The Motor Insurance Justice Action Group
  5. National Democratic Party

Founded in 2001 , The Derry based Socialist Environmental Alliance was associated with the SWP and contested a number of elections before dissolving in 2008 with much of the membership joining People Before Profit.

 

Podcast – The Independents Health Alliance December 3, 2021


The Cork Unemployed Party "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

The Cork Unemployed Association/ Cork Unemployed Party ran from the early 1930's to the late 1940's. The Contested Municipal Elections and a General Election. This episode briefly covers attitudes to Unemployment at the time as well as a little history of benefits available to the Unemployed.
  1. The Cork Unemployed Party
  2. The Greater Dublin Constitutional Group
  3. The Voice of Wicklow
  4. The Motor Insurance Justice Action Group
  5. National Democratic Party

The Independents Health Alliance stood eight candidates in the 2002 General Election. Among them Finian McGrath who was elected. Others included the now Fine Gael Councillor Molly Buckley in Laois Offaly and former Limerick Hurling manager Tom Ryan.

 

Greenpeace Action -Issue 1 -March 1991 November 29, 2021

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From 1991 , the first issue of Greenpeace Action, the newsletter of Greenpeace in Ireland. Also included in the scan is a petition regarding Whales. Many thanks to the sender.

 

Podcast -The Planning Reform Party November 26, 2021

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The Cork Unemployed Party "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

The Cork Unemployed Association/ Cork Unemployed Party ran from the early 1930's to the late 1940's. The Contested Municipal Elections and a General Election. This episode briefly covers attitudes to Unemployment at the time as well as a little history of benefits available to the Unemployed.
  1. The Cork Unemployed Party
  2. The Greater Dublin Constitutional Group
  3. The Voice of Wicklow
  4. The Motor Insurance Justice Action Group
  5. National Democratic Party

Founded by Noel O’Gara, The Planning Reform Party stood in 4 constituencies in the 2007 General Election and also in the 2009 Dublin South By-Election. The Party objected to the planning system.

 

An Caorthann (The Rowan Tree) -Issue 1 Lúnasa 94 November 23, 2021


The first issue of An Caorthann (The Rowan Tree),  quarterly magazine of information and discussion for the Irish Green Party / Comhaontas Glas and the wider green and alternative movement.  It ran until 1998. Many thanks to the sender. It’s 48 pages, so it’s uploaded in pdf.

 

John Lahart’s Local Review -Winter 2002 November 22, 2021

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The WInter 2002 edition of then Fianna Fáil Councillor (Now TD) John Lahart’s Local Review. It’s six pages covers lots of issues in the Knocklyon, Rathfarnham area.

 

“The Nation” Fianna Fáil newsletter from January 2009 November 21, 2021

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From January 2009 an edition of “The Nation” a Fianna Fáil newsletter aimed at Party Membership.

 

 
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