Irish Election Literature

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Leaflet from Michael Shelly -Fianna Fail -1927 Carlow Kilkenny Bye-Election June 18, 2013

From the 1927 Carlow Kilkenny Bye Election (Caused by the resignation of WT Cosgrave as TD for Carlow-Kilkenny as he had also been elected for Cork Borough) a leaflet from Fianna Fail candidate Michael Shelly. Shelly polled 22,734 votes , losing out to Cumann na nGaedheal candidate Denis Gorey by 273 votes.
Many thanks to the sender for this lovely bit of history.
Incidentally his name is listed as Michael Skelly on


One Response to “Leaflet from Michael Shelly -Fianna Fail -1927 Carlow Kilkenny Bye-Election”

  1. […] Then a leaflet From Michael Shelly of Fianna Fail from the 1927 Carlow Kilkenny Bye-Election […]

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