Irish Election Literature

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Joe McDonnell – H-Block -1981 General Election Sligo Leitrim. April 25, 2012


From the 1981 General Election an Ad for H-Block candidate Joe McDonnell who was running in Sligo-Leitrim. McDonnell narrowly missed out on a seat winning 5,639 votes.
He died on the 8th of July 1981 after 61 days on Hunger Strike. More details on McDonnell here.
The Ad has a profile of McDonnell, a message to voters from him and the Manifesto of the H-Block candidates.

 

One Response to “Joe McDonnell – H-Block -1981 General Election Sligo Leitrim.”

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