A magazine tribute produced after the death of Eamon DeValera giving a biography of him, details of the funeral , lot’s of photos and more. I’ve uploaded it in pdf format here
Two leaflets for Eamon De Valera from the Historic 1917 East Clare by election. Interesting also in that it was one of the very last votes in Ireland with a male only franchise.
From 1934 a booklet “The Way To Peace Outlined by Eamon De Valera” issued by Fianna Fáil. Historically it’s of interest as among other things,it covers a Dail Debate which centres on Communism in Ireland as well as The Blueshirts and General O’Duffy. Interesting too that Dail debates were issued by the parties themselves. I’ve scanned and uploaded it in pdf format available here
“Eamon De Valera and 1917” A leaflet produced by Senator Ned Sullivan , another nice leaflet in the line of Historical leaflets that have been produced by many parties/candidates in recent years.I’ve uploaded it in pdf here
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“25 bliain Fianna Fail 1926-51 – Booklet for Fianna Fail 25th Anniversary Celebration October 26, 2016
From 1951 a Booklet produced to mark a celebration of 25 years of Fianna Fail which was held at The Capitol Theatre (formerly the La Scale Theatre, the premises where the Party was Founded). An nice piece of Irish History.
I have scanned and uploaded it in pdf format
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1882-1982 Eamon de Valera Comóradh Céad Blíaín August 17, 2016
A fascinating piece of Irish History. “1882-1982 Eamon de Valera Comóradh Céad Blíaín” , a programme produced for a concert in the NCH to mark the centenary of the birth of Eamon de Valera. It contains many pictures of his life, a biography, tributes and more. It’s fairly large so I have uploaded it in pdf, click here or on the image below to launch
From the Irish Press Fianna Fail 50th Anniversary Supplement a piece on “Clare’s Great Hero” May 28, 2016
“Clare’s great hero” -‘Boyhood recollections of a de Valera rally in Clare’ by Mícheál Ó hAodha October 14, 2015
In 1976 The Irish Press printed a supplement to mark 50 years of Fianna Fail. This is one piece from it ‘Boyhood recollections of a de Valera rally in Clare’ by Mícheál Ó hAodha . Its a fascinating read.
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From “Iris Fianna Fail ” Summer 1975 edition, Tomás Ó Maoláin remembers the first Fianna Fail Ard Fheis August 14, 2015
From The “Iris Fianna Fail ” Summer 1975 edition, the then Vice President of Fianna Fail Tomás Ó Maoláin gives his recollections of the first Fianna Fail Ard Fheis. It was held in the Rotunda Building on November the 24th 1926. It’s a wonderful account of the event. Interesting too to see how many people with links to the Easter Rising of ten years earlier were on the Partys National Executive.
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Eamon De Valera died on the 29th of August 1975, here we have a piece written on De Valera by Sean McEntee. It is from the Winter 1975 edition of “Iris Fianna Fail” the Fianna Fail Party Journal. It is a lovely bit of history and I have also included the “De Valera Pictures” part of the paper.
From the 1959 Presidential Election a small paper De Valera for President badge.
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You can’t tell from the photo, but it’s actually just a little bigger than the size of a stamp. And, interestingly, there are two tiny holes in it, suggesting it was worn as a type of badge.
From Fianna Fail 1959 ‘Dev For President’ and ‘Abolish PR’ March 12, 2013
From the 1959 Presidential Election and Referendum on the Change of voting system ,From Fianna Fail ‘Dev For President’ and ‘Abolish PR’.
“You must prevent future bad Governments by Abolishing P.R.”
Interesting to see too that PR is blamed for all sorts including having failed in Germany and Yugoslavia.
From Booterstown Church in Dublin a plaque on a pew for Dev and family November 26, 2012
From 1937 “Vote “Yes” For The Constitution- Vote Fianna Fail” September 18, 2012
From the 1937 General Election and the Referendum on the Constitution campaigns an ad “Vote “Yes” For The Constitution- Vote Fianna Fail”.
Regarding the Constitution it…
affirms the Irish nation’s “inalienable, indefeasible, and sovereign right to choose its own form of Government, to determine its relations with other nations, and to develop its life, political, economic and cultural, in accordance with its own genius and traditions.”
From 1917 “A Message to the electors of East Clare from the people of Limerick… Vote for Eamonn De Valera” August 8, 2012
Two wonderful leaflets for Eamon De Valera from the 1917 East Clare by election. One “A Message to the electors of East Clare from the people of Limerick” and the other “Dr O’Dwyer at Limerick 14th Sept., 1916”. De Valera defeated Patrick Lynch to win the seat. (telegram sent by De Valera to his wife with the result)
Via the Limerick City Museum Site …. (credit to Brian Hodkinson, Museum Curator) Many Thanks.
“Which? Vote for de Valera, a Felon of our land.” – Eamon De Valera Poster from the 1917 East Clare By Election July 25, 2012
Via the Limerick City Museum Site …. (credit to Brian Hodkinson, Museum Curator) , a wonderful 1917 East Clare bye election poster for Eamon De Valera.
Which? Vote for de Valera, a Felon of our land.The two candidates in the 1917 East Clare bye election depicted as prisoner and prosecutor. de Valera in Volunteer uniform, stands in the dock as prosecutor Lynch points to him while a judge in a top hat writes out a death sentence. Printed on one side only.
A wonderful piece of history this. From the 1966 Presidential Election a leaflet from Eamon De Valera with the slogan “President of the Nation”. Inside he is pictured at the celebrations of the 50th Anniversary of the 1916 rising. There is also a section outlining his “50 years of service to the nation” as well as a good deal of the leaflet in Irish.
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From 1959 a flyer to Vote De Valera for President and Yes to the Change in Voting System May 24, 2012
From the 1959 Presidential Election and the Referendum on the Change in Voting system a flyer urging a vote for Eamon De Valera for president and a Yes vote in the Referendum.
De Valera was elected defeating Sean MacEoin. The Referendum proposal was defeated 486,989 votes against to 453,322 votes in favour.
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