From the 2009 Dublin South By-Election a leaflet from Sinn Fein candidate Shaun Tracey. Tracey who had previously run in 2007 polled 1,705 votes in a contest won by Fine Gaels George Lee.
Leaflet for Shay Brennan -Fianna Fail -2009 Dublin South By-Election December 23, 2010
From the 2009 Dublin South By-Election a leaflet from Fianna Fail candidate Shay Brennan. Brennan the son of the Late Seamus Brennan , whos passing caused the By-Election, polled 9,250 votes in a contest won on the first count by Fine Gael Superstar George Lee.
Ross O’Mullane -United Minds -Dublin South By-Election 2009 February 24, 2010
From the 2009 Dublin South By-Election, United Minds/ Independent candidate Ross O’Mullane. He polled 650 votes
If elected I will enable every citizen in Dublin South to speak and vote on decisions that affect us all using our website http://www.unitedminds.ie.
The idea of consulting constituents over decisions is not new, nor was it new to Dublin South.
In 1997 Gerard Dolan stood for Political Organisation for Work(POW) and planned to ask voters each month their views on issues that were to come up in the Dail.
George Lee -Poster size leaflet (with great message from Enda)-Fine Gael 2009 Dublin South February 8, 2010
From the 2009 Dublin South By Election. A larger version George Lee election flyer. Contains a now Brilliant message from Enda Kenny.
George Enda writes “…..has a proven and outstanding economic ability, a willingness to stand up to vested interests…” (Vested interests Like top FG people trying to keep their own patches?)
A Longer message from George Lee and lovely picture where Olivia Mitchell and Alan Shatter ‘endorse’ Goeorge Lee.
This time with a longer message from George Lee and also a longer message from Enda Kenny.
George Lee having resigned as RTEs economics correspondent was a huge capture for Fine Gael. He topped the poll and got in on the first count.
He resigned his seat on the 8th of February 2010, less than a year after his election.
(A rundown of Irish Celebrity candidates with their flyers)
George Lee -Fine Gael -Dublin South By-Election 2009
George Lees election flyer.
From the 2009 Dublin South by-election Fine Gael poll topper George Lee. Lee at the time RTEs economics correspondent was a huge capture for Fine Gael.
I wonder would Enda be as enthused now? I always felt that Alan Shatter and Olivia Mitchell were grimmacing in the photo with George.
(Amongst other ‘celebrity’ candidates posted to date are Frank Mc Namara, Jeananne Crowley , Geraldine Kennedy and Orla Guerin)