Irish Election Literature

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Leaflet from Gemma Hussey -1981 Seanad Election NUI June 20, 2012


From the 1981 Seanad election a leaflet for Independent candidate Gemma Hussey who was running for a seat on the NUI panel. She had won a seat in the 1977 Seanad Elections and held her seat here. She subsequently sat on the Fine Gael bench in the Seanad and was elected to the Dail in February 1982.
In the 1982 to 1987 coalition government, she served as Minister for Social Welfare and Minister for Education as well as a brief spell as Minister for Labour.
She retired from politics in 1989.

 

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