Irish Election Literature

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Eric Byrne Leaflet featuring only Voters -Democratic Left 1994 Dublin South Central By-Election May 16, 2010

A simple Leaflet produced by Eric Byrne for the 1994 Dublin South Central By-Election. A foldover card with pictures of four voters who say they are voting for Eric Byrne and Why. His loss by 5 votes in the 1992 General Election is mentioned.
Eric Byrne won the By-election beating amongst others Fianna Fails Michael Mulcahy and Fine Gaels Brian Hayes as well as serial Independent candidate Benny Cooney.
Byrnes By-Election victory along with that of Fine Gaels Michael Ring in Mayo and then later in the year the by-election victories in Cork of Catherine lynch and Hugh Coveney were what allowed the numbers to form the Rainbow Coalition.


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