Irish Election Literature

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Tim Cotter -Fianna Fail- Celbridge LEA- 1991 local Elections February 1, 2010

The ‘Newsletter’ of Fianna Fail candidate Tim Cotter in the 1991 Local elections for Kildare County Council, Celbridge LEA. Cotter failed to win a seat.
Plenty in teh Newsletter though. A nice message from Charles J Haughey at the back.
Cotter is pictured canvassing happy looking workers at the INTEL plant. He also has shots with such luminaries as the then Lord Mayor of Dublin Michael Donnelly, Michael O’Kennedy, Bertie Ahern, Mary O’Rourke, Seamus Brennan and Ray Burke. Its a whos who of Fianna Fail at the time.
The boot is put into Labour too over Service Charges.



Sean ‘Buggy’ Horan -Independent -1991 Local Elections Celbridge LEA January 29, 2010

Sean ‘Buggy’ Horan was one of the characters around Maynooth in the late 80s and known to many who frequented ‘The Roost’.
This is Buggy Horans 1991 leaflet where he contested in the Celbridge Local Electoral area. (The result on

He sadly passed away in early 2012


Fine Gael- Bernard Durkan, Gerard Callery, Catherine McGarry- Celbridge LEA 1991 October 20, 2009

Not too many candidates these days would include beagling in their hobbies and interests as Catherine McGarry does.



Gerry Brady, Mairead Byrne,Tim Cotter with Letter form Charlie McCreevey- Fianna Fail Celbridge LEA 1991 September 28, 2009

Charlie McCreevy sends a letter looking for support for the FF candidates in the area, Mairead Byrne,Tim Cotter and former TD Gerry Brady (husband of Aine Brady TD)

A flyer from Gerry Brady looking for the Toilets in Maynooth to be replaced (Weren’t they just knocked down in the end?) and saying there’d be no Road Tolls in Kildare.




John Colgan meets Esther Rantzen….but he has a past….. September 18, 2009

You got your picture taken once with Esther Rantzen ….so have it as the centrepiece of your campaign for the 1991 Local elections…..

Wonder did the electors know you had your picture taken with Alice Glenn and Michael Keating 10 years earlier though?


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