Irish Election Literature

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Leaflet from Racheal Batten -Fianna Fáil – Artane Whitehall #le19 April 15, 2019

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A Leaflet from Racheal Batten of Fianna Fáil who is running in Artane Whitehall for a seat on Dublin City Council.
Many thanks to the sender.

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“Disband The Artane Band” leaflet from Mannix Flynn February 22, 2017

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A “Disband The Artane Band” leaflet from Mannix Flynn. The Disband The Artane Band website
Many thanks to the sender

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Flyer from Noël Browne – Anti Coalition Labour – 1977 General Election – Dublin Artane April 13, 2015


From the 1977 General Election a flyer for Noël Browne who was running as an Independent ‘Anti Coalition Labour’ candidate in Dublin Artane. He had previously been expelled from the Labour Party. He polled 5,601 votes and was elected. His wikipedia entry
Many thanks to the sender.
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Leaflet from Cllr Paddy Bourke explaining to voters why he resigned from the Labour Party. November 8, 2013

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A leaflet from now Independent Councillor Paddy Bourke, explaining why he resigned from the Labour Party.
Many thanks to the sender.
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Flyer and notepaper for Bert Bennett, Jim Maher, Dave Neligan ,Máirín Breheny -Socialist Labour Party -1979 Local Elections -Artane January 22, 2012


From the 1979 Local Elections campaign a flyer for Socialist Labour Party candidates in Artane, Bert Bennett, Jim Maher, Dave Neligan and Máirín Breheny. Also some notepaper from the campaign with a message from then Socialist Labour Party TD Noel Browne.
many thanks to the sender.
Another leaflet from that campaign is posted here.

The Socialist Labour Party Section of this site is here

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1979 LE Socialist Labour Party Leaflet for Bert Bennett, Máirín Breheny, Jim Maher and Dave Neligan running in Artane with message from Noel Browne January 5, 2012


From the 1979 Local Elections a leaflet from The Socialist Labour Party for Bert Bennett, Máirín Breheny, Jim Maher and Dr. Dave Neligan who were running in Artane. In the leaflet there are profiles of the candidates , a message from Noel Browne and policies of the Socialist Labour Party.
In the Election Bert Bennett polled 923 votes and missed on the last seat by 223 votes. Jim Maher polled 788 , David Neligan polled 689 whilst Máirín Breheny polled 448.
The full count are available on the sites “old Local Election Results” Page

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“Doing It For You”-Dan Sullivan – Fine Gael -Artane 2004 LE March 10, 2011

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From the 2004 Local elections in the Artane Ward a leaflet for Fine Gael candidate Dan Sullivan (who has also stood as an Independent for the Seanad). There is a message from the candidate himself and a note of approval from Richard Bruton also.
Sullivan polled 278 votes and missed out on a seat.

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Ritchie Browne -Socialist Workers Party -2004 LE Artane-Coolock November 21, 2010


From the 2004 Local Elections a leaflet for Socialist Workers Party candidate Ritchie Browne running in the Artane Ward.
Browne running on an Anti Bin Tax platform polled 792 votes but failed to get in.

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‘Has Someone Promised You the Sun the Moon and the Stars Recently?….’ -Dan Sullivan – Fine Gael -2004 LE Artane June 9, 2010


From the 2004 Local Elections a wonderful leaflet from Fine Gael candidate (and now well known blogger) Dan Sullivan who was running in the Artane Ward.
An eye catching front with a decent line ‘Has Someone Promised You the Sun the Moon and the Stars Recently? When all you want is the Earth’
Some interesting proposals such as CAB money being ringfenced for Drug Rehab and related projects.
He polled 278 votes and failed to get elected.
Many thanks to the sender.

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Sinead Seery -Labour Party -Artane 2004 Local Elections June 4, 2010

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From the 2004 local elections a leaflet from Labour candidate Sinead Seery who was running in the Artane Ward. She polled well but failed to win a seat. In 2009 she again narrowly missed out on a seat.

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“Politicians Don’t Listen…” – Dan Sullivan -Fine Gael- 2004 LE -Artane June 2, 2010


From the 2004 Local Elections a leaflet from Fine Gael candidate (and now well known blogger) Dan Sullivan.
Its a clever enough leaflet with the “Politicians Don’t Listen…” on the front and the “Test MY Listening Skills….” on the reverse.
He polled 278 votes and failed to get elected.
Many thanks to the sender.

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