Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

“Keep The Doctor in the House” Noel Browne -National Progressive Democrats 1961 General Election -Dublin South East August 23, 2018

From the 1961 General Election an ad for Noel Browne who was running for the shortlived National Progressive Democrats in Dublin South East. Browne was elected.


2007 Election Manifesto from Lucinda Creighton -Fine Gael -Dublin South East September 8, 2017

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From the 2007 General Election , a 16 page manifesto produced by Lucinda Creighton who was running for Fine Gael in Dublin South EastI’ve uploaded it in pdf format here


Leaflet from Noel Ivory – Independent – Dublin South East 2007 General Election February 7, 2016

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A rather frankly worded leaflet from Noel Ivory who ran as an Independent in the 2007 General Election in Dublin South East. He polled 84 votes and missed out on a seat.
Many thanks to the sender.



Leaflet from Máire Kirrane – The National Party (Catholic Democrats) -1997 General Election -Dublin South East July 31, 2014

From the 1997 General Election a leaflet from Máire Kirrane who was running for The National Party which had been founded by Nora Bennis in the wake of her run in the 1994 European Elections. They are now called The Catholic Democrats and Theresa Heaney ran for them in the 2014 European Elections
Máire Kirrane polled 1,169 votes and missed out on a seat.
Many thanks to the sender.




“The Real Party of The Environment … Progressive Democrats” -Michael McDowell -1997 General Election- Dublin South East July 12, 2014

“The Real Party of The Environment” a leaflet from Michael McDowell of The Progressive Democrats from the 1997 General Election. Despite the leaflet McDowell lost his seat with John Gormley of  The Green Party winning a seat instead. As the Greens were making progress in the polls, in elections between 1997 and 2007 all parties tried to show off their environmental credentials.
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From December 1969 a booklet (including menu) for a John A Costello Presentation evening by Dublin South East Fine Gael January 2, 2014

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A lovely piece this, the booklet from a December 1969 Presentation evening by Dublin South East Fine Gael for John A Costello held in Jurys hotel. Amongst those speaking were Garret Fitzgerald, Tom O’Higgins and Liam Cosgrave. Many thanks to the sender.



‘News Update -Winter 2013’ from Lucinda Creighton -Reform Alliance -Dublin Bay South December 10, 2013

A news update from former Fine Gael TD Lucinda Creighton. In it she thanks people for their support since she left the party and outlines the policies of the Reform Alliance. It also contains local news.
Many thanks to the sender.



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