Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

Leaflet from John Leahy -Independent -Laois Offaly -2011 General Election January 2, 2015

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A leaflet from Offaly based Independent Councillor John Leahy from the 2011 General Election. He polled 4,882 votes. He polled 2686 votes in The Local Elections topping the poll in Birr.
He was in the news recently for speaking at the launch of Lucinda Creightons new party.



The Green Party “Twitterfesto” from the 2011 General Election December 7, 2014

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From the 2011 General Election Campaign a “Twitterfesto” produced by The Green Party. It was a preview of the Green Party’s Manifesto in ten Tweets.


Leaflet from Raymond Whitehead -Direct Democracy Ireland -2011 General Election Dublin South October 21, 2013

From the 2011 General Election a leaflet from Direct Democracy Ireland candidate Raymond Whitehead, who was running in Dublin South. Whitehead polled 120 votes.




From 2011 – “Free GP Care For You only with Fine Gael” August 19, 2013

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From the 2011 General Election campaign (or possibly slightly before it) a leaflet from Fine Gael outlining their ‘Fair Care’ plan on Health. The headline is “Free GP Care For You only with Fine Gael” and at the end of the leaflet are various targets and time frames that they will be met with ‘Fine Gael in Government’.



‘Sorry I Missed You’ card from Peter Mathews -Fine Gael -2011 General Election -Dublin South August 18, 2013

From the 2011 General Election a simple ‘Sorry I Missed You’ card from Fine Gael Dublin South candidate , Peter Mathews. Mathews was elected and has since lost the whip.



Leaflet from Tom Sheahan -Fine Gael – Kerry South -2011 General Election June 24, 2013

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From the 2011 General a leaflet from Tom Sheahan who was running for Fine Gael in Kerry South.Sheahan was was elected a TD in 2007, lost his seat in this 2011 General Election. He was however elected to the Seanad on the Administrative panel.


2011 GE Fianna Fail letter stating they “will oppose moves to legalise abortion in Ireland” May 6, 2013

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From the 2011 General Election a copy of an email from FF HQ to a member of the Pro Life lobby about their intention not to legislate for Abortion in Ireland.

“Fianna Fáil states that it will uphold the right of the Irish people, and the Irish people alone, to decide on Ireland’s abortion laws. Fianna Fáil will oppose moves to legalise abortion in Ireland,”

Many thanks to the sender.


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