Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

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

 

The Cannabis Legalisation Party and Ubi Dwyer’s Justice Party. Podcast episode 10 August 13, 2020


This episode covers The Cannabis Legalisation Party who ran two candidates in The 1997 General Election and The Justice Party of Ubi Dwyer who ran in two of the elections in the early 80’s. Theres an obituary of Ubi Dwyer here which gives a great insight into his time in the UK especially.
You’ll find the rss feed and links to other providers here

 

Podcast – The Communist Party of Ireland (Marxist-Leninist) -Episode 9 August 5, 2020


The latest episode of “The Others -The Alan Kinsella Podcast” This episode covers The Internationalists, Communist Party of Ireland (Marxist-Leninist) and their affiliated groups.

 

Guest on The Irish History Show Podcast August 2, 2020

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Had the pleasure of being a guest on the Irish History Show Podcast and you can listen to it here
or listen here…..

Of course you can listen to my own podcast too here
Or find the various providers etc here

 

“Labour To Power- Break The Coalition And Fight For A Majority Labour Government” A Militant Pamphlet by John Throne -November 1975 July 24, 2020

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“Labour To Power – Break The Coalition And Fight For A Majority Labour Government ” a Militant Pamphlet by John Throne from November 1975. The pamphlet opposed Labour’s  participation in the 1973-1977 Coalition Government with Fine Gael.
It’s 15 pages, so I’ve scanned and uploaded it in pdf format here
Many thanks to the sender

 

“The Fight for Jobs -The Socialist Answer to the Dole Queues” – Socialist Labour Party circa 1980 July 23, 2020

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From around 1980 “The Fight for Jobs -The Socialist Answer to the Dole Queues” produced by the Trade Union and Unemployed Workers Group of the Socialist Labour Party. It’s sixteen pages, so have scanned and uploaded it in pdf format here
Many thanks to the sender

 

“The Others” Podcast July 17, 2020

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Started a Podcast covering Small parties and groups that have contested elections here.
You’ll find details of other providers here

Would love any feedback.
I’ve embedded the Spotify link to the latest episode here.

 

Leaflet from Mary T. W. Bourke (Mary Robinson) from the 1969 Seanad Elections June 21, 2020


From the 1969 Seanad Elections for the Dublin University Constituency a leaflet from Mary T. W. Bourke who was running in her first Seanad election. She was elected and held her seatuntil her election to the Office of President of Ireland in 1990 as Mary Robinson.
Many thanks to the sender.

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“Fine Gael – Medium Term Challenges” – 10 page document leaning towards a No vote on the Programme For Government June 20, 2020

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A 10 page document giving analysis of Fine Gaels prospects should they vote to go into Government. There is no author listed and I gather it has been distributed via Fine Gael WhatsApp Groups calling for a No vote on the Programme For Government It’s uploaded in pdf here
Many thanks to the sender

 

“Britain Must Decide To Go” Aontacht Éireann pamphlet from 1975 June 18, 2020

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“Britain Must Decide To Go” a 15 page pamphlet from Aontacht Éireann in 1975 which I’ve scanned and uploaded in pdf format here
Many thanks to the sender.

 

“Say No to The Sell Out, Vote No To The EEC” Sinn Féin leaflet from the 1972 Referendum on Ireland joining the EEC June 17, 2020


“Say No to The Sell Out, Vote No To The EEC” a Sinn Féin leaflet from the 1972 Referendum on Ireland joining the EEC.

 

1989 Ógra Fianna Fáil Message From the National Youth Committee regarding Recruitment, Starting up an Ógra etc June 8, 2020

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From 1989 an Ógra Fianna Fáil Message From the National Youth Committee regarding Recruitment, Starting up an Ógra, Fundraising, Sample Clar, Activities, Structures and so on.
I’ve Scanned and uploaded it in pdf format here
Many thanks to the sender

 

“Class Struggle” Journal Of The Irish Workers Group – No. 15 – March 1985 June 7, 2020

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The 15th of March 1985 edition of “Class Struggle” the Journal of The Irish Workers Group. Contains pieces on The Miners Strike, Connolly on Irish History, A Review of Mike Milottes Communism in Ireland and Resistance to Pinochet Mounts. I’ve scanned and uploaded it in pdf format here
Many thanks to the sender

 

“A New Generation” Fine Gael Youth Programme -1989 General Election

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From the 1989 General Election a policy document “”A New Generation” The Fine Gael Youth Programme. Contains a number of proposals including A Basic Income Scheme and other quite progressive policies. I’ve scanned and up loaded it in pdf format here

 

From 2002 A Statement from The UCD ex-SWP group – Socialist Alternative May 29, 2020


In 2002 The UCD branch of the Socialist Workers’ Party decided to leave the main party and re-name themselves Socialist Alternative. They released a lengthy Statement as to their reasons why.
I’ve scanned and uploaded it in pdf here
Many thanks to the sender

 

Leaflet from Timothy Quill -Labour – North Cork -1938 General Election May 22, 2020

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From the 1938 General Election a Leaflet from Timothy Quill of The Labour Party running in North Cork. A former TD, he polled 4,950 votes and missed out on a seat.
Many thanks to the sender.

 

“No to the government’s anti-women abortion referendum!” Dublin Spartacist Group 2002 Abortion Referendum Leaflet May 21, 2020


“For free abortion on demand! No to the government’s anti-women abortion referendum!” a 2002 Abortion Referendum leaflet from the Dublin Spartacist Group. It outlines their objections to the referendum and in depth attacks the ‘fake leftists’ of Labour, the WSM, The Socialist Party and the SWP as well as other themes. I’ve scanned and uploaded it in pdf format here
Many thanks to the sender.

 

“Green ‘Boro’ issue 4” 1991 Local Elections Newsletter from The Central Dun Laoghaire Borough Green Group


From the 1991 Local Elections, “Green ‘Boro’ issue 4” The Newsletter from The Central Dun Laoghaire Borough Green Group. It gives details of objections for plans for the Harbour Board Plan for the West Pier. It also lists the candidates in the 3 Borough LEAs, Bloackrock, Dun Laoghaire and Blackrock. I’ve scanned and uploaded it in pdf format here
Many thanks to the sender

 

“Brian Lenihan -The People’s President” 1990 Presidential Election Booklet May 18, 2020


From the 1990 Presidential Election “Brian Lenihan -The People’s President” an 8 page booklet produced by Fianna Fáil candidate Brain Lenihan.
Scanned and uploaded in pdf format here
Many thanks to the sender

 

 
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