From the 1981 NUI Seanad Election a booklet from Donegal based candidate Dermot Walsh outlining his plan for Joint Sovereignty for Northern Ireland as well as some other issues. In that election Walsh polled 1,140 votes and missed out on a seat. .. Many thanks to the sender.
“Plan for Joint Sovereignty for Northern Ireland” from Dermot Walsh – 1981 NUI Seanad Election April 8, 2022
From the 2022 Trinity Seanad By-Election a leaflet from Maureen Gaffney. Many thanks to the sender.(more…)
From the 2022 Seanad By-Election a leaflet from Sadhbh O’Neill. Many thanks to the sender.(more…)
From the 1991 Local Elections a four page leaflet from Sean Dublin Bay Rockall Loftus running in Clontarf. Topping the poll with 3,411 votes, he was elected on the first count. I’ve scanned and uploaded it in pdf.
Podcast -Nan Joyce March 25, 2021
A look at the November 1982 General Election campaign of Nan Joyce , the first member of the Travelling Community to run for the Dáil.
Podcast -Bernie Murphy January 18, 2021
This episode covers the surprise election of Independent Bernie Murphy to Cork Corporation in 1985 in a campaign the likes of which hadn’t been seen before in Cork. The reaction to his election as well as looking at his 1987 Dáil Campaign and 1991 Local Elections Campaign.
From the 1989 European Elections a leaflet from Father Paddy Ryan who was running as an Independent Anti Extradition Candidate in Munster. He polled 30,934 votes and missed out on a seat
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From the 1969 Seanad Elections for the Dublin University Constituency a leaflet from Mary T. W. Bourke who was running in her first Seanad election. She was elected and held her seatuntil her election to the Office of President of Ireland in 1990 as Mary Robinson.
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Leaflet from Ann Joyce -Independent -Dublin South West – November 1982 General Election April 30, 2020
A bit of History, A leaflet from Nan Joyce who was the first Traveller to run for the Dail. She ran in Dublin South West in November 1982 and polled 581 votes. The leaflet is interesting in that it gives an insight to the issues faced by Travellers at the time.