Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

From 2007 “Forward” issue 10 from The Connolly Youth Movement May 1, 2020


From 2007 “Forward” issue 10 from The Connolly Youth Movement. It contains pieces on The 90th Anniversary of the Russian Revolution, Lenin on Youth, an interview with Attila The Stockbroker and more.
I’ve scanned and uploaded it in pdf format here
Many thanks to the sender

 

“Democratic Rights” 1988 Pamphlet from the Communist Party of Ireland March 25, 2018


From 1988 A communist Party of Ireland Discussion Pamphlet ” Democratic Rights” outlining a History of the Troubles and the solution of the CPI .

I have scanned and uploaded it here in pdf format

 

Oct 1969 edition of “Young Worker” -Young Communist Group in Cork February 7, 2018


The October 1969 edition of “Young Worker” published by A Young Communist Group in Cork , who were affiliated with the ICO, (Irish Communist Organisation). Included are pieces on James Connollys activities in Cork, An INteresting Historical Analysis of The Republican Movement , a critique of a Marxist-Leninist group “Irish Revolutionary Youth”, pieces on Health and Agriculture.
I’ve scanned and uploaded it in pdf format here

 

Happy Christmas December 24, 2014

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Just a note to wish you all a Happy Christmas and prosperous New Year. Thanks for all your support over the year.
Alan Kinsella
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Leaflet for Michael O’Donnell -Communist Party of Ireland – Cork North East -2014 Local Elections April 27, 2014


A leaflet from Michael O’Donnell who is running for the Communist Party of Ireland in Cork North East for a seat on Cork City Council.
His website
Many thanks to the sender.
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Leaflet for Paul Doran -Communist Party of Ireland – Clondalkin -2014 Local Elections April 23, 2014


A leaflet for Paul Doran who is running for The Communist Party of Ireland in Clondalkin for a seat on South Dublin County Council.
As far as I’m aware this is the first election that the CPI have contested since the 2002 NUI Seanad Election.
His website
Many thanks to the sender.

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1913 Lockout leaflet from The Communist Party of Ireland September 5, 2013

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A leaflet from The Communist Party of Ireland about the 1913 Lockout and what we can do today.
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Leaflet from Anne Murphy -Communist Party of Great Britain- 1994 European Elections London NW May 14, 2013


From the 1994 European Elections a leaflet from Irishwoman Anne Murphy who was running for the Communist Party of Great Britain in London North West.
Many thanks to the sender.
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“Imperialism and Resistance in the 21st Century” -James Connolly Memorial Lecture 11 May 2013 New Theatre April 18, 2013

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A poster advertising the James Connolly Memorial Lecture “Imperialism and Resistance in the 21st Century” to be held on the 11th of May 2013 in the New Theatre, Essex Street. The Speaker being James Petras . The poster also advertises the CPI James Connolly Commemoration the following day in Arbour Hill Cemetery.
Many thanks to the sender.
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“Frank Conroy and The Spanish Civil War”- leaflet from The Frank Conroy Committee December 30, 2012


A lovely leaflet ‘Frank Conroy and The Spanish Civil War’ produced by the Frank Conroy Committee. Conroy is mentioned in the Christy Moore song ‘Vive la quinta Brigada’.
Many thanks to the sender who notes

Frank Conroy Committee held the first commemoration in December in Kildare town it went well for our first event.
 

A video of the commemoration

You’ll find more info on Frank Conroy here and here

History Frank Conroy.

 

“The Debtmistress” -Merkel parody anti Austerity leaflet from the CPI December 5, 2012

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“The Debtmistress” A Godfather style Angela Merkel parody anti Austerity leaflet from the Communist Party of Ireland.

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From 1937 a Statement by Communist Party Secretariat objecting to the Proposed Constitution October 8, 2012


From the 1937 General Election Campaign and the 1937 Referendum on a new Constitution (both held on the same day) a Statement by Communist Party Secretariat outlining the party’s position on both issues.

 

Leaflet from “Repudiate the debt!” Campaign January 26, 2012

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From December a leaflet from the Repudiate the Debt campaign.

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Leaflet from the “Repudiate The Debt!” Campaign re bondholder bailout. November 2, 2011


A Leaflet from the “Repudiate The Debt!” Campaign which was issued in Carlow. It concerns the €700 million being handed over this week to unguaranteed and unsecured bond holders.
Many thanks to the sender.

 

“There is an alternative” -Communist Party of Ireland 2010 July 6, 2011


A 2010 leaflet from the Communist Party of Ireland promoting an alternative to “A failed system and a failed strategy by a bankrupt Government”.

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“Hello! I’m Back” -Christmas Card from The Communist Party of Ireland 2010 December 24, 2010


With this Card may I wish you all a Happy Christmas and New Year. A New Year that I’m sure will have me busy with the forthcoming Election.
Many thanks for all those who’ve sent stuff throughout the year, its much appreciated. Its nice to post material other than my own which broadens the scope of the material posted. As ever should you get a leaflet or the like I’d love a copy (or the original).

A 2010 Christmas Card from The Communist Party of Ireland.
many thanks to the sender

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A Poster “For What Died the Sons of Roisín?” -Resist The EU / IMF Policies -Communist Party of Ireland 2010 December 23, 2010


A “For What Died the Sons of Roisín?” Poster produced by The Communist Party of Ireland in response to the IMF /EU Bailout.
Luke Kelly’s Masterpiece is very apt. I’ve posted him saying the peom below the poster.
I’ve uploaded it in larger *.pdf form HERE

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Communist Party of Ireland 2007 May Day Leaflet December 6, 2010


From 2007 a leaflet produced by the Communist Party of Ireland for May Day. It also mentions the centenary of the 1907 Belfast dockers and carters strike led by Connolly and Larkin.

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