Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

Leaflet from Barney Hartnett -Independent Socialist – Drumcondra -1985 Local Elections December 1, 2016


From the 1985 Local Elections a Leaflet from Barney Hartnett , then editor of The Ballymun Echo, running as an Independent Socialist in Drumcondra. He polled 232 votes and missed out on a seat.
Many thanks to the sender.
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“No 2 Nice” Leaflet from Ogra Sinn Fein November 30, 2016


From the second Nice Treaty Referendum in 2002, a leaflet calling for a No vote from Ogra Sinn Fein.

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Some stickers from the Workers Solidarity Movement

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A selection of stickers produced by The WSM around 2000 .
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from 1999 “Callely -Still Stirring Racial Hatred” leaflet from The Anti Racism Campaign November 24, 2016

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A 1999 leaflet from the Anti Racism Campaign aimed at then Fianna Fail TD Ivor Callely. In 1997 he had accused asylum seekers of begging off their neighbours and “carrying on a culture that is not akin to Irish culture”, such as the “bleeding of lambs in the back garden” and in 1999 he called on the government to “get tough” on asylum seekers and “throw out” what he refers to as “illegal immigrants”. Claiming that Ireland has become a “soft target”, he has said that asylum seekers are coming here to “cash in on the benefits available”.
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Leaflet and Pledge Card from The Coalition to Repeal the Eighth Amendment #repealthe8th


A Leaflet and Pledge Card (which candidates signed before this years General Election) from The Coalition to Repeal the Eighth Amendment.
Their Website
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“Rescuing Limerick” Booklet from Conor O’Donoghue -Christian Solidarity Party -2007 General Election- Limerick East


From the 2007 General Election Campaign a 36 page booklet produced by Conor O’Donoghue of The Christian Solidarity Party who was running in Limerick East. It contains a timeline with 67 different stages from creation to the 2002 Abortion Referendum. There are policies, letters to RTE, letters to an Taoisech, to Ministers and a lot more.
I’ve uploaded in in pdf format
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Leaflet from Triona Dooney -The Workers Party- Dublin North Central circa 1990 November 23, 2016


A leaflet from the Late Triona Dooney of the The Workers Party on the Back to School Clothing and Footwear Scheme. I think it’s from around 1990.
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