Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

1992 Litir chuig vótálaithe ó Sean Haughey as Gaeilge September 16, 2016


From the 1992 General Election a letter to voters in Irish from Sean Haughey of Fianna Fail running in Dublin North Central. He polled 8202 votes and was elected.
Many thanks to the sender
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“Make H-Block The Issue!” -Vincent Doherty -Peoples Democracy- 1981 General Election -Dublin North Central. June 6, 2016


From the 1981 General Election a leaflet from Vincent Doherty of Peoples Democracy running in Dublin North Central which was Charles Haugheys constituencey. The leaflet also has a message of support from Bernadette McAliskey.  He polled 1481 votes and missed out on a seat.
Many thanks to the sender
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Leaflet from Helen Lahert -Democratic Left -1992 General Election -Dublin North Central September 7, 2015


From the 1992 General Election a leaflet from Helen Lahert of the Democratic Left who was running in Dublin North Central. She polled 1376 votes and missed out on a seat.
Many thanks to the sender.
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1992 leaflet from Ivor Callely, Sean Haughey, John Stafford- Fianna Fail -Dublin North Central January 6, 2013


From the 1992 General Election a leaflet from Fianna Fail Dublin North Central candidates Ivor Callely, Sean Haughey and John Stafford. Callely and Haughey were elected whilst sitting TD John Stafford had switched from the revised Dublin Central and lost his seat.
Sean Haughey had run twice previously in neighbouring Dublin North East but had failed to win a seat. In this election his father Charlie Haughey retired and Sean stood in his old stomping ground of Dublin North Central.
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Ritchie Browne -Socialist Workers Party -1997 GE Dublin North Central January 14, 2012


From the 1997 General Election a leaflet from Ritchie Browne of The Socialist Workers Party who was running in Dublin North Central. He polled 698 votes.

 

“2004 Budget Highlights” leaflet from Ivor Callely -Fianna Fail -Dublin North Central December 5, 2011


From Ivor Callely a leaflet  “2004 Budget Highlights” with details of the 2004 budget. Very different times as Ivor writes  “In Ireland we enjoy an economy today that is the envy of many of our European neighbours…” followed by “…a time for good courage and strong leadership.

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“Crime -Together We Will Crack It!” -Pat Lee -Fine Gael -1992 General Election Dublin North Central November 16, 2011


From the 1992 General Election a leaflet “Crime -Together We Will Crack It!” from Fine Gael candidate Pat Lee who was running in Dublin North Central. Initially elected for Dublin Central in 1989, boundary changes led to him standing in Dublin North Central in 1992 where he lost his seat.

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