Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

“De Rossa Wins, Dublin Wins” Proinsias De Rossa -Workers Party -1989 European Elections -Dublin May 23, 2016


“De Rossa Wins, Dublin Wins” a large leaflet from Proinsias De Rossa of the Workers’ Party from the 1989 European Elections in Dublin. De Rossa was elected.
Many thanks to the sender.
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Litir um Thoghchán from Seamus McDonagh -The Workers’ Party- Meath East #ge16 February 24, 2016


A Litir um Thoghchán from Seamus McDonagh -The Workers’ Party- Meath East.
Many thanks to the sender.
McDonagh - Front

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Leaflet from Éilis Ryan – The Workers Party -Dublin Central #ge16 February 22, 2016


Leaflet from Éilis Ryan -who is running for The Workers Party in Dublin Central.
Facebook Page
Many thanks to the sender
ERyanWP1

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Ballymun Newsletter Autumn 2015 from Jimmy Dignam -The Workers’ Party -Dublin North West November 2, 2015


Ballymun Newsletter Autumn 2015 from Jimmy Dignam who will be running for The Workers’ Party in Dublin North West.
The Campaign Facebook Page
Many thanks to the sender.
JD WP REP A4 BALLYMUN AUG 2015-page-001

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Flyer from Sean McCarthy -The Workers Party- 1994 Cork South Central By-Election October 22, 2015


From the 1994 Cork South Central by-election a leaflet from Sean McCarthy who was running for the Workers Party. He polled 813 votes. He is pictured with Ted Tynan (a WP councillor from 1979-82 and again from 2009) who was one of 5 anti service charges protesters in Cork jailed in 1990. Sean is still an active WP member.
Many thanks to the sender.
Ted&SeanMacleaflet

 

1977 Sinn Fein The Workers Party letter regarding “plans for the forthcoming General Election” August 11, 2015


From February 1977 a letter from Tony Heffernan to members of Sinn Fein The Workers Party outlining some of the partys “plans for the forthcoming General Election”.
sfwpelection77

 

Leaflet from Éilis Ryan -The Workers’ Party -North Inner City January 21, 2015


A leaflet from Councillor Éilis Ryan who recently joined The Workers’ Party giving them their first Dublin City Councillor since 1999.
Many Thanks to the sender.
eryan1

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Leaflet from Sean Walsh -Sinn Fein The Workers’ Party -1977 General Election – Carlow Kilkenny December 18, 2014


From the 1977 General Election a leaflet from Sean Walsh of Sinn Fein The Workers Party running in Carlow Kilkenny. He polled 1666 votes and missed out on a seat.

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“Election News” – Official Sinn Fein leaflet from the 1973 General Election August 14, 2014


From the 1973 General Election Campaign a newsletter “Election News” from Official Sinn Fein. It includes an Interview with Tomas MacGiolla and pieces on Equality for Women, Defending the Farm and other issues.
Many thanks to the sender
tmcg73a

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Leaflet from Peigin Doyle – Official Sinn Fein – Dublin South Central -1973 General Election July 21, 2014


From the 1973 General Election a leaflet from Peigin Doyle who was running for Official Sinn Fein in Dublin South Central. She polled 1521 votes and missed out on a seat. She also stood in the 1974 Local Elections in Pembroke/Rathmines polling 962 votes and also missing out on a seat.
I’m told Charlie Bird was her Election Agent.
Many thanks to the person who passed on the following link which contains a series of archive Workers Party Material
pdoyle73a

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Canvass Card from James Coughlan -Workers Party – Cork City North West -2014 Local Elections May 22, 2014


A Canvass Card from James Coughlan who is running for The Workers Party in Cork City North West for a seat on Cork City Council.
The candidates Website
Many thanks to the sender
Basic RGB

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“Owen Martin for Ballymun” leaflet from Owen Martin -Workers Party -Ballymun May 21, 2014

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A leaflet from Owen Martin who is running for The Workers’ Party in Ballymun for a seat on Dublin City Council. Interesting to note that the leaflet also asks for transfer to the other Left candidates running.
The Campaign Facebook Page
Many thanks to the sender.
Niall Keady press release

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“Water is a Human Right” Leaflet from Michael Finnegan , Lorraine Hennessy -Workers Party – Lucan / Clondalkin May 16, 2014


“Water is a Human Right” a leaflet from Workers Party Lucan and Clondalkin candidates Michael Finnegan and Lorraine Hennessy.
Michael Finnegans Facebook Page
Many thanks to the sender
mflhwater

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Leaflet from Davy Walsh , Brian Hearne -The Workers Party -Tramore and Waterford City West April 22, 2014


A leaflet from Councillor Davy Walsh and Brian Hearne who are running for The Workers Party in the new Tramore and Waterford City West LEA for a seat on Waterford County Council.
The Workers Party Waterford Facebook Page
Many thanks to the sender.

dwalshbhearne1

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Leaflet from Michael Finnegan -The Workers’ Party -Lucan -2014 Local Elections April 21, 2014

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A leaflet from Michael Finnegan who is running for The Workers Party in Palmerstown/Lucan for a seat on South Dublin County Council.
The leaflet also asks for a vote for Paul Murphy in the European Elections and to vote No. 2 Ruth Nolan of People Before Profit in the local elections.
The Facebook Page
Many thanks to the sender

mfinnegan1

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Leaflet from Willie Moore -The Workers’ Party -Waterford City South April 18, 2014

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A leaflet from Willie Moore of The Workers Party who is contesting the Waterford South electoral area. He came close to taking a seat in Waterford South (before the boundary changes) in 2009, having got 546 first preferences.
The Campaign Facebook Page
Many thanks to the sender.

WillieMoore1

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Leaflet from Lorraine Hennessey -The Workers Party – Clondalkin -2014 Local Elections April 16, 2014

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A leaflet from Lorraine Hennessey who is running for The Workers’ Party in Clondalkin for a seat on South Dublin County Council. Interestingly enough she is call ing for a number 2 vote for Gino Kenny of People Before Profit and a vote for Paul Murphy in The European Elections.
Many thanks to the sender.

lhennessey1

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Leaflet from Owen Martin -The Workers Party -Ballymun -2014 Local Elections April 2, 2014

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A leaflet from Owen Martin who is running for The Workers’ Party in Ballymun for a seat on Dublin City Council. Interesting to note that the leaflet also has “Vote Paul Murphy MEP” on it, as well as asking to transfer to other Left candidates
The Campaign Facebook Page
Many thanks to the sender.

omartin1

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