Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

1990 letter to UDA mag “Ulster” re Jack Charlton and The Irish teams choice of music October 12, 2017

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From the November 1990 edition of the UDA magazine “Ulster” , the correspondent isn’t too happy with Jack Charlton and the Irish team singing rebel songs!

 

Ulster Unionist Party “1905 -2005 ..Celebrating 100 Years of The Ulster Unionist Council” June 26, 2017

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A 2005 publication from the UUP to mark 100 Years of The Ulster Unionist Council. Quite interesting given similar material will be produced in the North for the Centenary celebrations of ‘The Treaty’ in 2021.  I’ve Uploaded in pdf format here
Many thanks to the sender

 

September 1983 edition of the UDA newsletter ‘Ulster’ October 25, 2015


The September 1983 edition of the Ulster Defence Association newsletter ‘Ulster’ which is in uploaded in pdf form.
Among the items covered are Anti Segregation protests, threats to criminals from the UDA, plenty of small pieces about Gerry Adams and Cardinal O’Fiach, a piece on Rose Harvey and Dominic McGlinchey.
Click on the image to launch in pdf
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“Whats missing from this picture?… in a word,you. ” – 1970’s recruitment ad for the UDR (Ulster Defence Regiment) October 30, 2013

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A Recruitment ad for the now disbanded UDR (Ulster Defence Regiment).
Many thanks to the sender.
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Leaflet from The Ulster Young Unionists (Youth wing of the UUP) July 29, 2013

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A Leaflet from The Ulster Young Unionists (Youth wing of the UUP) from the most recent Freshers week in QUB. It gives details of activities, what the group stands for and so on.
Many thanks to the sender.

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“It’s Right to Say No” -Good Friday Agreement leaflet from UK Unionist Party April 10, 2013


From the 1998 Referendum on the Good Friday Agreement a leaflet from Robert McCartneys UK Unionist Party with the slogan “It’s Right to Say No”.
The UK Unionists and The DUP were part of The ‘United Unionists..people with a heart for Ulster” that opposed the Agreement.
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Leaflet about the 1973 Border Poll from the ‘Loyalist Association of Workers’ February 7, 2013

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From the 1973 Northern Ireland Border Poll a leaflet from a group called the ‘Loyalist Association of Workers’ with information about the poll and details of obtaining a postal vote.
Many Thanks to the sender.
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