Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

1988 letter to residents re Crime and Laneways from Bertie Ahern -Fianna Fail -Dublin Central January 12, 2018

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A 1988 letter from then Minister for Labour, Bertie Ahern to Residents of Inverness Road in Fairview regarding Crime and Laneways . It also has details of his clinics in Dublin Central on the reverse.
Many thanks to the sender.

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From 1989 “A Message from Your local TD Bertie Ahern” February 9, 2017


From the 1989 General Election campaign a leaflet distributed to voters, “A Message from Your local TD Bertie Ahern”.
Many thanks to the sender.
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“Bertie The Local Man” 1989 Leaflet from Bertie Ahern -Fianna Fail -Dublin Central December 13, 2016


From the 1989 General Election a leaflet from then Minister for Labour, Bertie Ahern running in Dublin Central.
Many thanks to the sender.
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Bertie Aherns 1990 Christmas message to Constituents December 23, 2015

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Just a note to wish you all a Happy Christmas and to thank you all for your continued support, sending on material and the like. 2016 promises to be a big year with a General Election and loads of leaflets , so I’d be thrilled if you kept material for me.
Many Thanks
Alan Kinsella

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1990 Leaflet for Bertie Aherns ‘annual walkabout’ with details of Advice Centres. October 21, 2015

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A leaflet announcing that Bertie Ahern in conjunction with Cllr Joe Burke would be in your area on his ‘Annual Walkabout’. The leaflet also has details of Bertie Aherns Advice Centres.
Many thanks to the sender.
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“Well Begun Is Only Half Done” Leaflet from Bertie Ahern -1989 General Election September 17, 2015


From the 1989 General Election a leaflet from then Minister for Labour Bertie Ahern of Fianna Fail.
Many thanks to the sender.
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From 2005 issue 7 of the Ogra Fianna Fail Newsletter ‘Grassroots’ December 18, 2014

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From 2005 issue 7 of the Ogra Fianna Fail Newsletter ‘Grassroots’ . Uploaded in pdf here or click on the image to launch.
Other issues of ‘Grassroots’ are posted here
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“Ireland R.I.P.” Playing Cards from The Irish Daily Star 30th September 2010 December 9, 2014


To mark the second anniversary of the Bank Guarantee The Irish Daily Star produced a set of playing cards with quotes from many involved in The Crash. Bertie Ahern, Brian Cowen, Sean Dunne, Patrick Honohan, David Drumm, Patrick Neary are among the many included. A reminder of the time.
Many thanks to the sender
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Profiles of candidates for Honorary Treasurer and Committee of 15 elections from the 1993 Fianna Fail Ard Fheis August 20, 2014


From the Clár of the 1993 Fianna Fail Ard Fheis, profiles of the candidates for Honorary Treasurer and Committee of 15 elections. Some familiar names amongst them.
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“Fianna Fail Will Never Take Risks With The Economy” -2005 Bertie Ahern Speech from Fianna Fail paper ‘The Nation’ June 4, 2013

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From the Autumn 2005 edition of the Fianna Fail paper ‘The Nation’ a transcript of a speech given by then Taoiseach Bertie Ahern to the Fianna Fail Parliamentary Party meeting in Cavan on September 5th 2005. The headline of “Fianna Fail Will Never Take Risks With The Economy” particularly caught my eye. You may notice too that the statement was made at Sean Quinn’s Slieve Russel Hotel.
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‘Not Just At Election Time’ 2007 Bertie Ahern Flyer giving details of clinic times and more…. June 3, 2013


From the run up to the 2007 General Election a flyer from then Taoiseach Bertie Ahern ‘Not Just At Election Time’ . The flyer gives details of Advice centres, his availability and that even if hes not present that he will ‘Personally deal with the query later’. For groups or organisations there were invites to make ‘Special Arrangements’ to meet him in St Lukes.
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From 1999 “A Community Under Siege” – Postcard to be sent to Taoiseach Bertie Ahern on behalf of residents of Garvaghy Road April 15, 2013

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From 1999 a postcard to be sent to the then Taoiseach Bertie Ahern on behalf of the residents of Garvaghy Road calling on the Taoiseach to ensure that the parade from Drumcree Church was rerouted away from The Garvaghy Road.
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The front and back covers to the 2007 Fianna Fail Ard Fheis Clar March 25, 2013

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From the 2007 Fianna Fail Ard Fheis, the front and back covers of the Clar.
Many thanks to the sender
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From Meath East in 2007 an invitation to a visit by ‘An Taoiseach , Mr Bertie Ahern T.D.’ to Dunboyne from Mary Wallace March 22, 2013

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From the 2007 General Election campaign in Meath East , an invitation from Fianna Fail TD Mary Wallace to a visit by ‘An Taoiseach , Mr Bertie Ahern T.D.’ to Dunboyne. Light refreshments were being had at the Dunboyne Castle Hotel.
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From 1992 “Election Message from Mr. Bertie Ahern T.D., Minister for Finance” -Fianna Fail -Dublin Central February 21, 2013


From the 1992 General Election a letter to voters in Dublin Central an “Election Message from Mr. Bertie Ahern T.D., Minister for Finance”. He topped the poll with 11,374 votes but neither of his running mates Dermot Fitzpatrick or Olga Bennett were elected.

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From November 2004 “Bertie says he is a socialist…. Get the Real Thing! ” Leaflet from the SWP October 9, 2012

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In 2004 Bertie Ahern proclaimed himself to be a Socialist. This leaflet from the Socialist Workers Party refers to that with “Bertie says he is a socialist…. Get the Real Thing! ” .

 

From Bertie Ahern in 1994…. “Easter Greetings From your Local T.D.” April 6, 2012


From Easter 1984 “On my own Behalf and on behalf of all my family I would like to wish you a very happy Easter” writes then Minister for Finance Bertie Ahern. We have a detailed letter and also clinic times.

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From 1992 “Good Morning Message from your local TD Bertie Ahern -Minister For Finance” March 23, 2012


From the 1992 General Election the customary Good Morning Voter letter from then Minister for Finance Bertie Ahern.

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