Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

From 1969 Two Labour Ads aimed at Farmers July 16, 2018

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From the 1969 General Election, two ads aimed at the Farming Community from Labour with Brendan Corish pictured talking to those involved in agriculture with the “Let’s build the New Republic” Slogan.

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50th Anniversary Edition of ITGWU Magazine “Liberty” January 9, 2017


An issue of “Liberty” the ITGWU Magazine produced to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Union. It’s really fascinating and covers the 1913 Lockout , The Citizen Army, James Connolly and much more. It’s 96 pages so scanned it into two pdfs.
Liberty Part 1 is uploaded here and
Liberty Part 2 is uploaded here

 

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From The 1967 Local Elections “Go Ahead! Go Labour” July 17, 2014

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From the 1967 Local Elections an Ad “Go Ahead! Go Labour” with details of what Labour intended to do.
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From 1977 “Vote Labour. Here are five good reasons why. “ July 10, 2014


From the 1977 General Election “Vote Labour. Here are five good reasons why. “. The five reasons are the outgoing Labour Ministers Brendan Corish, James Tully , Michael O’Leary, Conor Cruise O’Brien and Justin Keating (of which two Conor Cruise O’Brien and Justin Keating lost their seats) and there is a piece on the achievements of each Minister whilst in office.
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1967 issue of “Comment” magazine from the Universities Branch of The Labour Party edited by Ruairi Quinn July 2, 2014

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From 1967 an issue of “Comment” a magazine/ Newsletter produced by the “Universities Branch of The Labour Party Earlsfort Terrace Dublin”. This issue is edited by Ruairi Quinn. There are various articles including the editorial on “Labour and Coalition” , some poetry, a Message from Brendan Corish, an article on development and planning, a piece on Cuba.
It is 32 pages long so
I have uploaded it in pdf ,Comment1967
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From 1969 “Let’s build the New Republic…..this time vote Labour” October 10, 2013

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From the 1969 General Election a Labour Party ad that appeared in the June 1969 edition of Woman’s Way magazine. “Let’s build the New Republic…..this time vote Labour” . Pictured is Brendan Corish with School Children with the text focusing on emigration and Labours plans for full employment.
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“Brendan Corish The Man for Ireland” Leaflet from Michael Moynihan 1966 Kerry South By-Election June 8, 2012


From the 1966 Kerry South By-Election a leaflet from Labour Party candidate Michael Moynihan. The by-election was caused by the death of Fianna Fail TD Honor Crowley. The by-election was won by John O’Leary who held the seat until his retirement in 1997. Michael Moynihan polled 4,849 votes. (result here)
On the “Brendan Corish The Man for Ireland” side of the leaflet he mentions how “Munster -with its Land and Labour Leagues was the cradle of the Labour Movement in this country”.

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