Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

“Derry 1968: how the left failed” -Dublin Spartacist Youth Group 1979 November 8, 2018


From a publication produced by The Dublin Spartacist Youth Group a reprint of a 1979 piece “Derry 1968: how the left failed” which I’ve uploaded in pdf format here

 

Leaflet from Connor Kelly -People Before Profit- 2011 Local Elections -Cityside, Derry August 19, 2011


From the 2011 Local Elections for Derry City Council a leaflet from Connor Kelly who was running for People Before Profit in Cityside.
Kelly got 265 first preferences, 4.5% of the vote.
Connor Kelly is possibly better known as a musician with his band Connor Kelly and the Red Medicine .
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Leaflet from Gary Donnelly- Independent Republican -Derry City Council 2011 May 8, 2011


A Leaflet from Independent Republican (and prominent 32 County Sovereignty Movement member) Gary Donnelly running for a seat on Derry City Council in the 2011 Local Elections in Northern Ireland.
Donnelly is quoted “I’ll be an independent candidate running on an republican agenda. The Sovereignty Movement does not endorse constitutional politics but it is up to individual members whether they choose to stand in elections.”
He ran in the 2005 Local Elections polling 493 votes (8%).
Amongst the issues raised in his leaflet are Derry being the UK City of Culture, A Fair deal for local workers, especially Taxi drivers, The PSNI and Political Prisoners.
He was recently arrested in connection with the murder of Denis Donaldson.
Many Thanks to the sender.

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Leaflet for Eamonn McCann -People Before Profit -Foyle -2011 Assembly Elections May 5, 2011


From the 2011 Assembly Elections a leaflet from People Before Profit candidate in Foyle Eamonn McCann. Derry based McCann a longstanding Social Activist and journalist is seen as having an outside chance of winning the final seat.

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Leaflet from Lucy Callaghan -IRSP -Northland Ward- Derry City Council May 3, 2011


From the 2011 Local Elections a leaflet from Lucy Callaghan of the IRSP running in Northland Ward for a seat on Derry City Council. It’s the first time in many years that the IRSP have contested an election in Northern Ireland.

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Eamon McCann for Foyle -2005 Socialist Environmental Alliance Manifesto September 15, 2010


From the 2005 Westminster Elections The Manifesto for the Socialist Environmental Alliance candidate Eamon McCann running in Foyle. Veteran Campaigner McCann polled 1,649 votes.
As the pages are too large I’ve uploaded the manifesto in PDF form HERE

 

Eamonn McCann -People Before Profit – Foyle -2010 Westminister Election May 4, 2010


The leaflet from veteran campaigner Eamonn McCann running for The People Before Profit Alliance in the 2010 Westminister Elections in Foyle.
This leaflet would have been delivered by volunteers rather than the postal service due to an Industrial dispute, of which details here.
The campaign Song Mentioned in the Leaflet is available HERE

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