Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

1882-1982 Eamon de Valera Comóradh Céad Blíaín August 17, 2016

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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

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From the Irish Press Fianna Fail 50th Anniversary Supplement a piece on “Clare’s Great Hero” May 28, 2016

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From the Irish Press Fianna Fail 50th Anniversary Supplement a piece on “Clare’s Great Hero”
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“Clare’s great hero” -‘Boyhood recollections of a de Valera rally in Clare’ by Mícheál Ó hAodha October 14, 2015

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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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“De Valera The Man I Knew” -1975 article by Sean McEntee in ‘Iris Fianna Fail’ September 9, 2014

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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.
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“The Chief” portrait of Eamon DeValera from Arthur Griffin -Fianna Fail President’s Dinner 2013 October 7, 2013

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From the 2013 Fianna Fail President’s Dinner “The Chief” a copy of a portrait of Eamon DeValera by Una Cahill presented to Michael Martin by attendees fo the dinner from Tipperary Fianna Fail. The souvenir copy of the portrait is from Arthur Griffin, Vice President of Fianna Fail.
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A ‘De Valera for President’ paper badge- 1959 Presidential Election June 22, 2013


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.

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