Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

Podcast -Terence Moroney -Unemployed Candidate November 1982 Waterford -Episode 50 June 6, 2021

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In November 1982 Terry Moroney stood as a candidate in Waterford backed by various Unemployed Groups within the County. Moroney had been one of those that took part in the “March For Decent Jobs” from Dungarvan to Dublin that Summer. This episode tells the story of the march as well as the election campaign.

Farmers Trade Union -Episode 53 "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

Founded in 1936, The Farmers Trade Union were based in Cavan and had branches in Monaghan, Leitrim and Longford also. They contested Local Elections in Cavan winning seats in a number of elections. In 1955 they dissolved to become part of the National Farmers Union.
  1. Farmers Trade Union -Episode 53
  2. The Liberal Party of Ireland -Episode 52
  3. The Socialist Party of Ireland (1971)
  4. Terence Moroney -Unemployed Candidate November 1982 Waterford -Episode 50
  5. The 1977 Tullamore Hospital Committee Election Campaign -Episode 49
 

Podcast – The National Party / Catholic Democrats April 30, 2021


Farmers Trade Union -Episode 53 "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

Founded in 1936, The Farmers Trade Union were based in Cavan and had branches in Monaghan, Leitrim and Longford also. They contested Local Elections in Cavan winning seats in a number of elections. In 1955 they dissolved to become part of the National Farmers Union.
  1. Farmers Trade Union -Episode 53
  2. The Liberal Party of Ireland -Episode 52
  3. The Socialist Party of Ireland (1971)
  4. Terence Moroney -Unemployed Candidate November 1982 Waterford -Episode 50
  5. The 1977 Tullamore Hospital Committee Election Campaign -Episode 49

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Podcast – The Donegal Progressive Party April 23, 2021

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Set up in 1967, The Donegal Progressive Party drew its support mostly from the Unionist and Protestant community in East Donegal. It held a seat on Donegal County Council from 1967 until 1999 and went off the register of political parties in 2009.

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Podcast – The Revolutionary Workers Party -Episode 43 April 15, 2021

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Founded in 1930, The Revolutionary Workers Groups / Revolutionary Workers Party contested the 1930 Dublin Municipal Elections. Set up by Moscow as a result of a lack of trust in Jim Larkin Senior, they were a major part of the reformed Communist Party of Ireland in 1933.

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Podcast -The Roscommon Hospital Action Committee -Episode 39 March 18, 2021


Originally set up as a lobby group The Roscommon Hospital Action Committee have been very influential in Roscommon Politics since first entering the electoral arena in 1985. They have had Councillors from 1985 to the present day and Tom Foxe served as a TD for the group from 1989 to 1997.

 

“Divorce Is A Human Tragedy. Vote No” – Anti Divorce Campaign -1986 Divorce Referendum March 4, 2021


From the 1986 Divorce Referendum “Divorce Is A Human Tragedy. Vote No” leaflet from The Anti Divorce Campaign outlining various reasons to vote No.

 

Podcast – H-Block candidates in the 1981 General Election

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A look at the H-Block candidates that ran in the 1981 General Election, not just the Official Anti H-Block Armagh candidates but others such as Independent Fianna Fáil, Peoples Democracy and Anti H-Block Independents.

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Leaflet from Tom Fleming and John O’Donoghue -Fianna Fáil- 2002 General Election February 16, 2021


From the 2002 General Election a leaflet from Tom Fleming and John O’Donoghue of Fianna Fáil running in Kerry South. John O’Donoghue was elected polling 9445 votes, whilst Tom Fleming narrowly missed out polling 6912 votes.

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Donations…. November 10, 2020

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Podcast – Lia Fáil November 5, 2020

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This Episode covers Lia Fáil an extreme group led by a Priest set up in 1957 to stop Emigration, Redistribute Land and among other things provide Nuclear Weapons to the Irish Army to invade the North and an army of emigrants to destroy the British Empire. They fielded a candidate in the 1960 Local Elections.

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The SIPTU Jim Larkin 50th Anniversary Celebration Programme October 6, 2020

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From 1997 A programme produced by SIPTU for a concert and other celebrations to mark the 50th Anniversary of the death of Jim Larkin.

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Podcast -Army Wives Candidates in the 1989 General Election August 20, 2020

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This episode covers the Army Wives Campaign in the 1989 General Election as well as The National Army Spouses Association.

 

Podcast – The Communist Party of Ireland (Marxist-Leninist) -Episode 9 August 5, 2020


The latest episode of “The Others -The Alan Kinsella Podcast” This episode covers The Internationalists, Communist Party of Ireland (Marxist-Leninist) and their affiliated groups.

 

Guest on The Irish History Show Podcast August 2, 2020

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Had the pleasure of being a guest on the Irish History Show Podcast and you can listen to it here
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General Election Leaflets …… April 30, 2020

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2020 General Election               2016 General Election
2011 General Election               2007 General Election
2002 General Election               1997 General Election
1992 General Election               1989 General Election
1987 General Election               Nov 1982 General Election
Feb 1982 General Election       1981 General Election
1977 General Election               1973 General Election
1969 General Election               1965 General Election
1961 General Election               1957 General Election
1954 General Election               1951 General Election
1948 General Election               1944 General Election
1943 General Election               1938 General Election
1937 General Election               1933 General Election
1932 General Election               Sept 1927 General Election
June 1927 General Election     1923 General Election

 

Leaflet from Peter Casey – Independent – Donegal #GE2020 February 3, 2020

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A Leaflet from Peter Casey who is running as an Independent in Donegal in the 2020 General Election.
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Index of 2020 General Election Leaflets January 28, 2020

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A list of leaflets from candidates in the 2020 General Election. More leaflets gladly welcome.
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Alan

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Leaflet from Dilip Mahapatra -Independent – Midlands North West #EE2019 May 20, 2019

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A Leaflet from Dilip Mahapatra who is running as an Independent in Ireland Midlands North West in the European Elections.
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