Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

“You can trust Eoin Ryan in Europe” -Eoin Ryan -Fianna Fail -2009 European Elections August 6, 2011

From the 2009 European Elections in Dublin, a flyer from outgoing Fianna Fail MEP Eoin Ryan. Previously a Councillor, Senator and TD, Ryan was elected as an MEP in 2004.
In this 2009 Election he lost his seat.



flyer for Mary McAlesse, Gerard Brady, Michael Donnelly, Eoin Ryan-Fianna Fail- Dublin South East 1987 GE April 25, 2011

From the 1987 General Election a small flyer for Fianna Fail candidates Mary McAlesse, Gerard Brady, Michael Donnelly and Eoin Ryan running in Dublin South East. Of the four only Gerard Brady was elected. Mary McAleese polled 2,243 votes.
(a more detailed leaflet from the same election posted here)



Eoin Ryan , Barry Andrews, Mary Hanafin -“Your team at home and away” – 2004 European Elections Dublin September 21, 2010

From the 2004 European Elections a Dun Laoghaire Leaflet for Fianna Fail candidate Eoin Ryan. Pictured on the Front of the leaflet with Dun Laoghaire TDs Barry Andrews and Mary Hanafin with the slogan “Your team at home and away”.
Eoin Ryan was elected. He lost his seat in 2009.



Flyer for Kathryn Byrne, Ciaran O’Loughlin, Eoin Ryan -Fianna Fail-1991 LE Pembroke July 12, 2010

From the 1991 Local Elections a simple flyer for Fianna Fail candidates in the Pembroke Ward Kathryn Byrne, Ciaran O’Loughlin and Eoin Ryan. Eoin Ryan was elected.



Jim O’Callaghan -Fianna Fail -2004 LE Rathmines. April 8, 2010

From May 2004 a Newsletter produced by Fianna Fail candidate in the Rathmines Ward Jim O’Callaghan. Jim O’Callaghan, brother of RTEs Miriam O’Callaghan, failed to win a seat, he also missed out in the 2007 General Election. He did however win a seat in the 2009 Local election when amongs the competition was Garrett Tubridy, brother of RTEs Ryan Tubridy.
The Leaflet itself contains local issues and also a detailed profile of the candidate and his family.
Also a small bit urging a number 2 vote for party colleague Michael Donnelly and also to vote for Eoin Ryan in the European Elections.

‘Click on the images to make them larger’



Noel Whelan , Eoin Ryan -Fianna Fail- 1997 GE Dublin South East February 26, 2010

From the 1997 General Election, the now Irish Times Pundit Noel Whelan with running Mate Eoin Ryan on the Fianna Fail Ticket in Dublin South East. Ryan was elected.
A fairly detailed version of ‘New Kid on the block’ Whelans career, which is  impressive.  At 28 he was the parties youngest candidate in Dublin.

Also in the “Protecting Home Buyers Rights” section…
‘Many young people are also deeply concerned about escalating house costs and the current over heating of the Dublin property market….’



Mary McAleese ,Gerard Brady, Michael Donnelly and Eoin Ryan -Fianna Fail -Dublin South East 1987 February 25, 2010

From the 1987 General Election in Dublin South East. The fianna Fail candidates of Mary McAleese, Gerard Brady, Michael Donnelly and Eoin Ryan.
Gerard Brady won a seat. (result at  
The profiles of all the candidates have items of interest.

For instance Mary McAleese was a member of the Roman Catholic Episcopal Delegation to the New Ireland Forum. Who remembers her now from her time on RTE Radio and Television. Eoin Ryan is a graduate of Kildalton Horticultural College.



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