Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

1979 ‘EEC Nuclear Declaration’ leaflet from The Irish Sovereignty Movement July 27, 2015


From 1979 an Anti Nuclear leaflet from The Irish Sovereignty Movement. According to wikipedia

The Irish Sovereignty Movement was a political lobby group in the 1970s and 1980s fronted by Anthony Coughlan who was its chairman. It held meetings and produced publications campaigning on various political issues mainly to do with Irish Independence and its relationship with the Common Market, EEC and European Community, Irish neutrality, as well as Northern Ireland.

Many thanks to the sender.

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From the 1972 Referendum on joining the EEC, ‘Vote No’ Leaflets from The Common Market Defence Campaign January 30, 2014


From the 1972 Referendum on Ireland joining The Common Market , three leaflets urging a No vote from the Common Market Defence Campaign.
Many thanks to the sender.

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Leaflet and Poster from Aontacht Eireann urging a No vote on Irish Entry to the EEC December 18, 2013


From the 1972 Referendum on entry to the EEC a leaflet and poster from Aontacht Eireann urging a No vote.
Many thanks to the sender.
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“Vote No” Leaflet from Irishwomen Against The Common Market-1972 Referendum on EU entry December 9, 2013


From the 1972 Referendum Campaign on Ireland Joining the Common Market (EU) a leaflet from a group ‘Irishwomen Against The Common Market’ urging a No vote. Some very interesting names at the bottom of the leaflet such as actress Siobhan McKenna, Sheila Conroy and Noelle Davies.
Many thanks to the sender.
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From 1972 Referendum on Entry to EEC a Flyer from Sinn Fein “Lynch and Cosgrave Auctioneers..For Sale…” May 9, 2013


From the 1972 Referendum on Entry to EEC a Flyer from Sinn Fein “Lynch and Cosgrave Auctioneers..For Sale…”
Many thanks to the sender.

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From 2001 Richard Bruton -Yes to Nice, Yes to Abolition of the Death Penalty, Yes to The International Criminal Court April 3, 2013


From 2001 a leaflet from Fine Gaels Richard Bruton looking for a Yes vote in the Nice Referendum, A Yes vote for the Referendum on the Abolition of the Death Penalty and A Yes Vote to membership of The International Criminal Court.
The leaflet also has a message from the then Fine Gael leader Michael Noonan.
This Nice Treaty Referendum was rejected by voters (and later re run) and the Death Penalty and International Criminal Court Referenda were passed.
Many thanks to the sender.

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“The EEC and Prices -What Are The Facts?” -Fianna Fail- 1972 Referendum on EEC Entry September 7, 2012


From the 1972 Referendum on entry to the Common Market an ad from Fianna Fail asking “The EEC and Prices -What Are The Facts?”.
Many thanks to the sender, who has a series of cuttings from The May 1972 editions of The Evening Press available online.

 

 
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