Sinn Fein candidates Pat Doherty, Dermot Guy and ‘gifted orator’ Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin from the 1989 European Elections Connaught-Ulster constituency. (The result from electionsireland.org). Pat Doherty is now an MP whilst Caoimhghin O Caolain is the Senior figure for Sinn Fein in the Dail having been first elected in 1997.
Sinn Fein at the time were anti EC (EU) , the issues covered in related to Connaught-Ulster indicate the state of the country at the time.
[…] From 1989’s European Election Campaign in Connaught Ulster, Sinn Fein’s Pat Doherty, Dermot Guy and Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin. […]
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