Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

‘Back Lemass , Vote Fianna Fail’ Poster from the 1961 General Election July 18, 2010


From the 1961 General election a Poster for Fianna Fail urging voters to “Back Lemass”.
Sean Lemass had been appointed Taoisseach in 1959 and this was his first election as leader of Fianna Fail.
Fianna Fail lost 8 seats but Lemass headed a Fianna Fáil minority government.

 

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