Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

Podcast – The Liberal Party of Ireland June 18, 2021

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Set up in 1967, The Liberal Party of Ireland contested a number of by-elections before becoming defunct in

late 1969. They raised issues such as Mental Health and family planning.

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Booklet for the 2013 Young Fine Gael Annual Conference

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The Booklet for the 2013 Young Fine Gael Annual Conference which was held in Waterford that year. Contains candidate profiles for internal elections, motions, a History of Young Fine Gael and more.

 

Podcast – The Socialist Party of Ireland (1971) June 10, 2021

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Founded in January 1971, The Socialist Party of Ireland were a pro Soviet Party that subscribed to the Two Nations Theory. Based mainly around Ballymun and Tallaght they contested the 1977 and 1981 General Elections as well as the 1979 Local Elections. IN 1982 they became part of the new Democratic Socialist Party.

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Leaflet from Mairéad Tóibín – Aontú – Dublin Bay South Bye-Election June 9, 2021

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A Leaflet from Mairéad Tóibín who is running for Aontú in The Dublin Bay South Bye-Election.

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Vanguard Issue 1 -Socialist Party of Ireland

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From 1971 The first issue of Vanguard , the paper of The Socialist Party of Ireland.

 

Podcast -Terence Moroney -Unemployed Candidate November 1982 Waterford -Episode 50 June 6, 2021

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In November 1982 Terry Moroney stood as a candidate in Waterford backed by various Unemployed Groups within the County. Moroney had been one of those that took part in the “March For Decent Jobs” from Dungarvan to Dublin that Summer. This episode tells the story of the march as well as the election campaign.

The Carlow Cottage Tenants Association "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

The Carlow Cottage Tenants Association fielded five candidates in the 1955 Local Elections in Carlow. They were mainly concerned with the issues of Farm Labourers and Cottage Tenants.
  1. The Carlow Cottage Tenants Association
  2. National Action -Episode 57
  3. The Socialist Labour Party -Episode 56
  4. Archive — TV Candidates from Billy Kirwin in 1977 to Tom Gildea in 1997
  5. Independent (Anti-Coalition) Labour candidates in the 1977 General Election
 

Leaflet for Joe McCartin, Joey Murrin, Pol O’Foighil -Fine Gael – 1984 European Elections -Connacht/Ulster June 1, 2021


From the 1984 European Elections a leaflet for Joe McCartin, Joey Murrin and Pol O’Foighil running for Fine Gael in Connacht/Ulster. Joe McCartin was elected.

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Pat Finucane Centre Newsletter – Spring 2011 May 28, 2021

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The Spring 2011 edition of “Towards Human Rights and Truth Recovery” The Newsletter of The Pat Finucane Centre.

 

“In The Area” – Newsletter from AFA Ireland -Winter 2011

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The winter 2011 edition of “In The Area” The Newsletter from AFA Ireland.

 

The 1977 Tullamore Hospital Committee Election Campaign May 27, 2021

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In 1977, with Tullamore Hospital under threat of downgrading, the Tullamore Hospital Campaign selected Jim Guinan (A former Monetary Reform Party, Fine Gael and then Independent Councillor) to run in the General Election.

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Leaflet from Ivana Bacik – Labour #DublinBaySouth May 24, 2021

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A leaflet from Ivana Bacik , who is contesting the forthcoming Dublin Bay South By-Election for Labour.

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Leaflet from James Geoghegan for a Virtual Public Meeting #DublinBaySouth

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A leaflet from James Geoghegan , who is running for Fine Gael in the forthcoming Dublin Bay South Bye-Election, advertising a Virtual Public Meeting on Ranelagh 2030. For a collector like myself, it’s quite interesting to see a Virtual Public Meeting leaflet as it reflects both the current Covid era but also the Bye-Election.

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Podcast -The Women’s Political Party -Episode 48 May 20, 2021

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Set up in the early 1980’s by Antoinette Clancy, The Women’s Political Party main aim was to provide a Party for women made up of women, providing a path into politics for women in a male dominated Political world. They Campaigned in the 1983 Abortion Referendum (Against) and the 1986 Divorce Referendum (Advocating a Yes Vote). They never, however contested elections.

 

“Rosaries Against Divorce” Leaflet from The 1986 Divorce Referendum May 18, 2021


From the 1986 Divorce Referendum a leaflet “Rosaries Against Divorce” from the St. Thomas More Save The Family Campaign in Cork.

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“We Hear You” Leaflet on Drugs from Ray Burke of Fianna Fáil in 1997

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From the 1997 a leaflet outlining the Fianna Fáil policy on tackling the drug issue from Ray Burke.

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Podcast -The Monetary Reform Party May 13, 2021

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The Monetary Reform Party were founded in the early 1940’s, had Oliver J Flanagan elected as a TD in 1943. There was a split and Flanagan’s Laois -Offaly group went their own way before joining Fine Gael. The Remaining Monetary Reform Party had elected reps until the early 1970’s.

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2017 leaflet advertising a Conference “Advocating Public Housing” hosted by Eoin Ó Broin May 12, 2021

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From 2017 a leaflet advertising a Conference on Advocating Public Housing hosted by Eoin Ó Broin of Sinn Féin

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Leaflet from Tom Brunkard -Fianna Fáil – South West Inner City -2004 Local Elections May 9, 2021

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From the 2004 Local Elections , a leaflet from Tom Brunkard running for Fianna Fáil in the Dublin South West Inner City Ward. He polled 579 votes and missed out on a seat.

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