Irish Election Literature

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‘A Voice For Donnybrook’ -Tom Crilly, Angie Murphy -Workers Party- 1991 Local Elections August 25, 2010

From the 1991 Local Elections a Leaflet from Workers Party Candidates Tom Crilly and Angie Murphy running in the Pembroke Ward. Crilly polled 486 votes and Murphy polled 321 votes, neither were elected.
The leaflet is interesting in that it is very Green and in some respects ahead of the Greens at the time. For instance regarding water
“... We have campaigned for improved water catchment process, an integrated reservoir system, upgrading of mains…
Amongst other items mentioned are Smokeless coal, Tenants rights and the lack of recycling facilities.
We also learn that ‘the average house price in Dublin is a staggering £63,000‘.



Tom Crilly, Angie Murphy -Workers Party -1991 Local Elections Pembroke February 2, 2010

The Workers Party candidates Tom Crilly and Angie Murphy from the 1991 local elections in Pembroke Ward for Dublin City Council. Neither were elected.
The Johnston Mooney and O’Brien site and The Irish Sweepstakes site in Ballsbridge are amongst the developments mentioned here. Both had their share of controversy.
The infestation of rats in Herbert Park may have been to do with the bakery closing. There were always lots of fat rats on the bank of the Dodder by the bakery when it was in business.
Janet Waddock and Damien Waddock are also mentioned.



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