Irish Election Literature

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Leaflet from Christy Burke, Tony O’Flaherty – Sinn Fein -1989 General Election -Dublin Central October 31, 2016

From the 1989 General Election a Leaflet from Christy Burke and Tony O’Flaherty who were running for Sinn Fein in Dublin Central. Burke polled 1941 votes and O’Flaherty polled 729 votes, neither were elected.
Many thanks to the sender.




Leaflet From Christy Burke -Independent -Dublin Central #ge16 February 23, 2016

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A leaflet from Christy Burke who is running as an Independent in Dublin Central.
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1983 Dublin Central By-Election leaflet from Christy Burke- Sinn Fein- mentions section 31, Water Rates and more January 12, 2013

From the 1983 Dublin Central By-Election, caused by the death of George Colley a leaflet from Sinn Fein candidate Christy Burke. Amongst the issues raised in the leaflet are Section 31, Water Rates, TDs Pay and pensions.


Leaflet from Ciarán MacAnnraoi, Christy Burke -Sinn Fein – Dublin North Inner City – 2004 Local Elections February 19, 2012

From the 2004 Local Elections a leaflet for Ciarán MacAnnraoi and Christy Burke of Sinn Fein who were running in the North Inner City ward for a seat on Dublin County Council. ‘Big Ciarán’ MacAnnraoi polled 585 votes and failed to win a seat whilst Christy Burke topped the poll with 1,869 votes and won a seat.
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“Dublin’s Hardest Working Councillor – Christy Burke, Sinn Fein” -1992 General Election -Dublin Central November 17, 2011

From the 1992 General Election in Dublin Central, a leaflet “Dublin’s Hardest Working Councillor – Christy Burke, Sinn Fein”. Burke who had been elected to the council in 1985, polled 1,362 votes, a drop from his 1989 performance. This was possibly down to the redrawing of the constituency which is shown on the back of the leaflet. Burke left Sinn Fein a few days after being reelected to the City Council in 2009.



Sinn Fein “Save Temple Street Hospital” Leaflet August 22, 2011

From (I think) 2006 a Leaflet from Sinn Fein “Save Temple Street Hospital”. The Leaflet is asking about Fianna Fails commitment to keeping the proposed new Children’s Hospital on the Northside.


Flyer From Christy Burke -Independent -Dublin Central February 17, 2011

From the 2011 General Election Campaign a flyer from Independent candidate Christy Burke running in Dublin Central. The former Sinn Fein Councillor who left the party amid controversy mentions that ..He has “always acted with dignity, honesty and integrity”.
His “..not just at election time” was a phrase used in Maurice Aherns leaflets  in the 2009 Dublin Central By-Election.



Christy Burke with Gerry Adams – 1997 Dublin Central November 11, 2009

‘Give me your support by voting Christy Burke number 1 on polling day’  writes Gerry Adams. Adams was incredibly popular at the time.
The leaflet also illustrates the role Christy Burke played in Sinn Fein at the time. Amongst other things it mentions that he stood in the 1996 Forum elections.





Christy Burke 1983 Dublin Central By-Election September 9, 2009

Christy Burke Leaflet from the 1983 Dublin Central By-Election


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