Irish Election Literature

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Leaflet from John McDonald -Irish Unionist- 1998 Dublin North By-Election February 28, 2019

From the 1998 Dublin North By-Election a leaflet from Irish Unionist candidate John McDonald. He polled 107 votes .
Many thanks to the sender.



Flyer from Philip Jenkinson -Fine Gael – Dublin North By-Election March 1998 August 22, 2010

From the 1998 Dublin North By-Election, a flyer for the Fine Gael Candidate Philip Jenkinson. He polled 3,185 votes in a contest won by Labours Sean Ryan.
The By-Election was caused by the resignation of Fianna Fail Ray Burke from allegations of Corruption.
Thus we have the line in the flyer, “I’m not in politics for myself. There has been too much of that recently.



Joe Holohan -Democratic Left -Dublin North by-election 1998 March 2, 2010

Joe Holohan of The Democratic Left from the Dublin North by -Election held on the 11th of March 1998.
It was the last day that The Democratic Left appeared on a ballot paper (There was a by-election in Limerick East on the same day).
Joe Holohan polled just 225 votes coming in behind amongst others the Christian Solidarity Party.(result at The vote surely helped speed along the merger with the Labour party which happened less than a year later.



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