Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

“Protecting the Progress” 2007 leaflet from Leo Varadkar -Fine Gael -Dublin West November 21, 2017

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From the 2007 General Election a leaflet from then Councillor Leo Varadkar running for fine Gael in Dublin West. The leaflet has details of Fine Gaels tax plans.



“Release The Castlerea 5” leaflet from Sinn Fein circa 2001 November 20, 2017

From the early 2000’s a “Release The Castlerea 5” leaflet from Sinn Fein. Sinn Fein wanted them released under the Good Friday Agreement. The Castlerea 5 were Gerry Sheehy, Pearse McAuley, John Quinn, Mick O’Neill and Kevin Walsh.



Young Fine Gael Recruitment poster from 2005 November 19, 2017

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A Young Fine Gael Recruitment poster from 2005 .


May 2006 edition of YFG newsletter “The Informer” November 15, 2017

The May 2006 edition of the Young Fine Gael newsletter “The Informer”. It contains profiles of founder members of YFG , pieces by Charlie Flanagan and Neale Richmond, profiles of the new YFG National Executive and more .. It’s available in pdf format here
Many thanks to the sender.


1989 edition of “Republican Worker” -Journal of The RDG (Faction of the SWP)

The Spring 1989 edition of “Republican Worker” -Journal of The RDG (Faction of the SWP) . The RDG were the Revolutionary Democratic Group. This publication is from their Scottish branch and contains a discussion paper on “British Withdrawal and Irish Solidarity” as well as details of “Hands Off Ireland” campaign and “The Committee for an Irish Solidarity Forum” (which contained among others The IRSP, RDG, Lenisist, Internationalists, RCG, RIL, Workers Power and Red Action) I’ve uploaded it in pdf here


Leaflet from Andy O’Brien -Labour Youth.- National Chair November 14, 2017

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From the 2017 Labour Youth Conference a leaflet from Andy O’Brien who was running for the position of National Chair of Labour Youth.
Many thanks to the sender.


“Churchtown Past & Present” leaflet from Neale Richmond – Fine Gael – Dublin Rathdown November 13, 2017

“Churchtown Past & Present” a lovely leaflet giving the history of many of the local landmarks of Churchtown in Dublin. It was produced by Fine Gael Senator Neale Richmond. I must confess to loving leaflets like this with Local History in them.
Many thanks to the sender.



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