Irish Election Literature

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Leaflet from Dónall Ó Conalláin – 1969 NUI Seanad Election June 3, 2022

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From the 1969 NUI Seanad Election a leaflet from outgoing Senator Dónall Ó Conalláin. He polled 1,601 votes and missed out on a seat.

Many thanks to the sender.

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Podcast – “Former Captain NI Football Team” Derek Dougan 1997 Election Campaign in East Belfast

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Founded in 1924 , the Party was a split from Cumann na nGaedheal caused by the treatment of Army Officers in the 1924 Army Mutiny. This episode covers the Party as well as the Army Mutiny. The Group were also known as The National League and National Party
  1. The National Group
  2. The Independent Dublin Dream Team Band
  3. Post Office Candidates in Roscommon in 1991
  4. The United Labour Party
  5. Militant Labour

A look at the 1997 Westminster Election Campaign of former Northern Ireland International Derek Dougan as well as a bit on his football career, time at the PFA and so on. 

 

Podcast -United Front Labour May 27, 2022

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Founded in 1924 , the Party was a split from Cumann na nGaedheal caused by the treatment of Army Officers in the 1924 Army Mutiny. This episode covers the Party as well as the Army Mutiny. The Group were also known as The National League and National Party
  1. The National Group
  2. The Independent Dublin Dream Team Band
  3. Post Office Candidates in Roscommon in 1991
  4. The United Labour Party
  5. Militant Labour

United Front Labour was an Alliance of The Communist Party of Ireland, Socialist Party of Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland Labour Party and various Trade Union groups that contested the 1936 Municipal and Guardians elections in Belfast. This episode covers initial overtures about Left Unity as well as the election campaigns themselves.

 

Podcast – Ulster Christian Democrat Party May 20, 2022

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Founded in 1924 , the Party was a split from Cumann na nGaedheal caused by the treatment of Army Officers in the 1924 Army Mutiny. This episode covers the Party as well as the Army Mutiny. The Group were also known as The National League and National Party
  1. The National Group
  2. The Independent Dublin Dream Team Band
  3. Post Office Candidates in Roscommon in 1991
  4. The United Labour Party
  5. Militant Labour

The Ulster Christian Democrat Party contested the 1996 Forum Elections. They wanted all churches to recognise the Northern Irish state, Northern Ireland to be renamed ‘Ulster’, to become Independent  and be part of the Commonwealth. Their Website

 

Leaflet from Colly McLaughlin -IRSP -Foyle – 2022 Assembly Elections May 16, 2022

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From the 2022 Assembly Elections , a leaflet from Colly McLaughlin who was running for The IRSP in Foyle. He polled 766 votes and missed out on a seat.

Many thanks to the sender.

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Podcast -Democratic Partnership May 13, 2022

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Founded in 1924 , the Party was a split from Cumann na nGaedheal caused by the treatment of Army Officers in the 1924 Army Mutiny. This episode covers the Party as well as the Army Mutiny. The Group were also known as The National League and National Party
  1. The National Group
  2. The Independent Dublin Dream Team Band
  3. Post Office Candidates in Roscommon in 1991
  4. The United Labour Party
  5. Militant Labour

Democratic Partnership was a group made up of Peace People, Peace Activists , Trade Unionists and ex Northern Ireland Labour Party members. They contested the 1996 Northern Ireland Forum Elections. This episode also covers the Northern Ireland Forum electoral system, which was unique and as far as I know hasn’t been used since.

 

Podcast -Martin Brennan -Independent Republican -Sligo -1937 May 6, 2022

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Founded in 1924 , the Party was a split from Cumann na nGaedheal caused by the treatment of Army Officers in the 1924 Army Mutiny. This episode covers the Party as well as the Army Mutiny. The Group were also known as The National League and National Party
  1. The National Group
  2. The Independent Dublin Dream Team Band
  3. Post Office Candidates in Roscommon in 1991
  4. The United Labour Party
  5. Militant Labour

In the 1937 General Election, War of Independence and Civil War veteran Martin Brennan ran as an Independent Republican in Sligo. This episode looks at that campaign and briefly looks at his War of Independence record and time as a Fianna Fail TD.

 

Leaflet from Ron McDowell -TUV – North Belfast – 2022 Assembly Elections. May 4, 2022

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From the 2022 Assembly Elections a leaflet from Ron McDowell who is running for the TUV in North Belfast. Many thanks to the sender.

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Leaflet from Seán MacNiocaill – Aontú – North Belfast – 2022 Assembly Elections

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A leaflet from Seán MacNiocaill who is running for Aontú in North Belfast in the 2022 Assembly Elections. Many thanks to the sender.

 

Leaflet from Billy Hutchinson – PUP – North Belfast – 2022 Assembly Elections


From the 2022 Assembly Elections a leaflet from Billy Hutchinson of the PUP who is running in North Belfast. Many thanks to the sender.

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Leaflet from Shaun Harkin -People Before Profit – Foyle -2022 Assembly Elections

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From the 2022 Assembly Elections , a leaflet from Shaun Harkin who is running for People Before Profit in Foyle. Many thanks to the sender.

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Podcast -The National Citizens Movement April 30, 2022

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Founded in 1924 , the Party was a split from Cumann na nGaedheal caused by the treatment of Army Officers in the 1924 Army Mutiny. This episode covers the Party as well as the Army Mutiny. The Group were also known as The National League and National Party
  1. The National Group
  2. The Independent Dublin Dream Team Band
  3. Post Office Candidates in Roscommon in 1991
  4. The United Labour Party
  5. Militant Labour

Founded in 2014, The National Citizens Movement grew out of The Anti Water Charges and wider anti Austerity Movement. They contested the 2015 Carlow Kilkenny By-Election before merging with Direct Democracy Ireland in December 2015.

 

Podcast- The Howth Development Association April 23, 2022

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Founded in 1924 , the Party was a split from Cumann na nGaedheal caused by the treatment of Army Officers in the 1924 Army Mutiny. This episode covers the Party as well as the Army Mutiny. The Group were also known as The National League and National Party
  1. The National Group
  2. The Independent Dublin Dream Team Band
  3. Post Office Candidates in Roscommon in 1991
  4. The United Labour Party
  5. Militant Labour

Howth Development Association held a number of seats on the Howth UDC in the 1930’s promoting Tourism and Industry in the area. Howth UDC lasted from 1918 to 1942.

 

Podcast – The Cork Civic Party April 15, 2022

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Founded in 1924 , the Party was a split from Cumann na nGaedheal caused by the treatment of Army Officers in the 1924 Army Mutiny. This episode covers the Party as well as the Army Mutiny. The Group were also known as The National League and National Party
  1. The National Group
  2. The Independent Dublin Dream Team Band
  3. Post Office Candidates in Roscommon in 1991
  4. The United Labour Party
  5. Militant Labour

Founded in 1945, The Cork Civic Party had representation on Cork Corporation until they disbanded in 1966. They represented Business interests in the City.

 

“Plan for Joint Sovereignty for Northern Ireland” from Dermot Walsh – 1981 NUI Seanad Election April 8, 2022

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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.

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Podcast- The Monaghan Protestant Association April 2, 2022

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Founded in 1924 , the Party was a split from Cumann na nGaedheal caused by the treatment of Army Officers in the 1924 Army Mutiny. This episode covers the Party as well as the Army Mutiny. The Group were also known as The National League and National Party
  1. The National Group
  2. The Independent Dublin Dream Team Band
  3. Post Office Candidates in Roscommon in 1991
  4. The United Labour Party
  5. Militant Labour

Founded in 1926, The County Monaghan Protestant Association represented Protestant interests on Monaghan County Council until 1999. They also backed various Dail candidates over that period with Alexander Hasslet serving three terms as a TD. 

 

Podcast – Meath Centre Left March 25, 2022

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Founded in 1924 , the Party was a split from Cumann na nGaedheal caused by the treatment of Army Officers in the 1924 Army Mutiny. This episode covers the Party as well as the Army Mutiny. The Group were also known as The National League and National Party
  1. The National Group
  2. The Independent Dublin Dream Team Band
  3. Post Office Candidates in Roscommon in 1991
  4. The United Labour Party
  5. Militant Labour

Founded in 2014, Meath Centre Left contested the 2014 Local Elections, running two candidates in Ashbourne

 

Podcast – The Community Party March 18, 2022

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Founded in 1924 , the Party was a split from Cumann na nGaedheal caused by the treatment of Army Officers in the 1924 Army Mutiny. This episode covers the Party as well as the Army Mutiny. The Group were also known as The National League and National Party
  1. The National Group
  2. The Independent Dublin Dream Team Band
  3. Post Office Candidates in Roscommon in 1991
  4. The United Labour Party
  5. Militant Labour

Founded in 1985 , The Community Party contested the 1985 Local Elections for Letterkenny UDC and had a Councillor elected. This episode also covers the debate around slot machines in Donegal in that period.

 

 
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