Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

“For Unity And Socialism” -1970 Manifesto of The Communist Party Of Ireland September 26, 2020

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“For Unity And Socialism” – Manifesto of The Communist Party Of Ireland (1970). A historical 12 page pamphlet issued after the Special Congress that amalgamated the Irish Workers’ Party and the Communist Party Northern Ireland to form The Communist Party Of Ireland. The manifesto has an introduction by Andrew Barr the then Chairman of the National Executive Committee of The CPI as well as details of the parties policies.
I’ve scanned and uploaded it in pdf format here
Many thanks to the sender.

 

From 2007 “Forward” issue 10 from The Connolly Youth Movement May 1, 2020


From 2007 “Forward” issue 10 from The Connolly Youth Movement. It contains pieces on The 90th Anniversary of the Russian Revolution, Lenin on Youth, an interview with Attila The Stockbroker and more.
I’ve scanned and uploaded it in pdf format here
Many thanks to the sender

 

From 1929 “Report Of Irish Labour Delegation” to the USSR. February 26, 2019


In 1929 a delegation from the Dublin Trades Union and Labour Council made the journey to Moscow to coincide with the twelfth anniversary celebrations of The October Revolution. The delegation included Miss K. N. Price, W McMullen, T Geehan, H.S. Ward, T Waldron, H J Tucker, Helena Molony, P Holohan, P.T. Daly and Robert Tynan. On Returning from their mission they issued this report. It is 56 pages , contains photographs, a description of their Journey, conditions of Workers Rights and details of the places visited during the visit.

I’ve Scanned and uploaded it in PDF Format here

 

“Democratic Rights” 1988 Pamphlet from the Communist Party of Ireland March 25, 2018


From 1988 A communist Party of Ireland Discussion Pamphlet ” Democratic Rights” outlining a History of the Troubles and the solution of the CPI .

I have scanned and uploaded it here in pdf format

 

Oct 1969 edition of “Young Worker” -Young Communist Group in Cork February 7, 2018


The October 1969 edition of “Young Worker” published by A Young Communist Group in Cork , who were affiliated with the ICO, (Irish Communist Organisation). Included are pieces on James Connollys activities in Cork, An INteresting Historical Analysis of The Republican Movement , a critique of a Marxist-Leninist group “Irish Revolutionary Youth”, pieces on Health and Agriculture.
I’ve scanned and uploaded it in pdf format here

 

“The Irish Free State and British Imperialism” by “Gerhard” September 7, 2017

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From the introduction….
“This booklet describes conditions under the Cosgrave government in the 1920’s and early 1930’s, conditions which led to its defeat and the rise to power of De Valera led Government in 1932…………………..With De Valera in power, the author of this booklet outlines the tasks for Irish communists and the communists of the oppressed state – Britain”

First published in The Communist International in 1932, this reprint is from 1976. I’ve scanned and uploaded it here

 

Leaflet for Michael O’Donnell -Communist Party of Ireland – Cork North East -2014 Local Elections April 27, 2014


A leaflet from Michael O’Donnell who is running for the Communist Party of Ireland in Cork North East for a seat on Cork City Council.
His website
Many thanks to the sender.
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Leaflet for Paul Doran -Communist Party of Ireland – Clondalkin -2014 Local Elections April 23, 2014


A leaflet for Paul Doran who is running for The Communist Party of Ireland in Clondalkin for a seat on South Dublin County Council.
As far as I’m aware this is the first election that the CPI have contested since the 2002 NUI Seanad Election.
His website
Many thanks to the sender.

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1913 Lockout leaflet from The Communist Party of Ireland September 5, 2013

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A leaflet from The Communist Party of Ireland about the 1913 Lockout and what we can do today.
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Leaflet from Anne Murphy -Communist Party of Great Britain- 1994 European Elections London NW May 14, 2013


From the 1994 European Elections a leaflet from Irishwoman Anne Murphy who was running for the Communist Party of Great Britain in London North West.
Many thanks to the sender.
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“Imperialism and Resistance in the 21st Century” -James Connolly Memorial Lecture 11 May 2013 New Theatre April 18, 2013

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A poster advertising the James Connolly Memorial Lecture “Imperialism and Resistance in the 21st Century” to be held on the 11th of May 2013 in the New Theatre, Essex Street. The Speaker being James Petras . The poster also advertises the CPI James Connolly Commemoration the following day in Arbour Hill Cemetery.
Many thanks to the sender.
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“The Debtmistress” -Merkel parody anti Austerity leaflet from the CPI December 5, 2012

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“The Debtmistress” A Godfather style Angela Merkel parody anti Austerity leaflet from the Communist Party of Ireland.

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From 1937 a Statement by Communist Party Secretariat objecting to the Proposed Constitution October 8, 2012


From the 1937 General Election Campaign and the 1937 Referendum on a new Constitution (both held on the same day) a Statement by Communist Party Secretariat outlining the party’s position on both issues.

 

Leaflet from the “Repudiate The Debt!” Campaign re bondholder bailout. November 2, 2011


A Leaflet from the “Repudiate The Debt!” Campaign which was issued in Carlow. It concerns the €700 million being handed over this week to unguaranteed and unsecured bond holders.
Many thanks to the sender.

 

“There is an alternative” -Communist Party of Ireland 2010 July 6, 2011


A 2010 leaflet from the Communist Party of Ireland promoting an alternative to “A failed system and a failed strategy by a bankrupt Government”.

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“Hello! I’m Back” -Christmas Card from The Communist Party of Ireland 2010 December 24, 2010


With this Card may I wish you all a Happy Christmas and New Year. A New Year that I’m sure will have me busy with the forthcoming Election.
Many thanks for all those who’ve sent stuff throughout the year, its much appreciated. Its nice to post material other than my own which broadens the scope of the material posted. As ever should you get a leaflet or the like I’d love a copy (or the original).

A 2010 Christmas Card from The Communist Party of Ireland.
many thanks to the sender

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A Poster “For What Died the Sons of Roisín?” -Resist The EU / IMF Policies -Communist Party of Ireland 2010 December 23, 2010


A “For What Died the Sons of Roisín?” Poster produced by The Communist Party of Ireland in response to the IMF /EU Bailout.
Luke Kelly’s Masterpiece is very apt. I’ve posted him saying the peom below the poster.
I’ve uploaded it in larger *.pdf form HERE

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Communist Party of Ireland 2007 May Day Leaflet December 6, 2010


From 2007 a leaflet produced by the Communist Party of Ireland for May Day. It also mentions the centenary of the 1907 Belfast dockers and carters strike led by Connolly and Larkin.

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