Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

“Vote for a new style of President” Austin Currie of Fine Gael From the 1990 Presidential Election December 8, 2016


From the 1990 Presidential Election a leaflet from Austin Currie the Fine Gael candidate.
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1990 Presidential Campaign Anti Mary Robinson Leaflet from Clann Na bFinini (The Family Group) November 27, 2012


From the 1990 Presidential Campaign an Anti Mary Robinson and Austin Currie Leaflet from a group called Clann Na bFinini (The Family Group).
The group labeled Mary Robinson as anti family and much more.

Many thanks to the sender.

 

Therese Ridge -Fine Gael -Dublin Mid West 2002 GE June 5, 2010


From the 2002 General Election a leaflet for unsuccessful Fine Gael candidate Therese Ridge running in Dublin Mid West . She had previously stood in 1987 and 1992. She failed to win a seat both times.

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Austin Currie – 1990 Presidential Election- Fine Gael November 30, 2009


Austin Currie from the 1990 presidential election. Austin Currie, a candidate of some calibre, finished third behind Brian Lenihan and Mary Robinson. His poor showing was one of the factors of Alan Dukes demise as Fine Gael leader.
There are not too many political leaflets where on the front a candidates wife takes up more space than the candidate themselves. Here you wouldn’t be too sure if it was Annita or Austin Currie you were being asked to vote for. The fashion in the family photo was very much of the era.

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