Irish Election Literature

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Podcast – William Lawless – Fianna Fáil Convention Choice -1953 Wicklow by-Election March 4, 2022

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Jack Murphy and The Unemployed Protest Committee "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

In the 1957 General Election, Independent Unemployed Protest Committee candidate Jack Murphy caused a shock when elected to the Dail. This episode looks at Murphy and the Unemployed Protest Committee that he was a co-founder of.
  1. Jack Murphy and The Unemployed Protest Committee
  2. Peadar Cowan and Vanguard
  3. "Former Captain NI Football Team" Derek Dougan 1997 Election Campaign in East Belfast
  4. United Front Labour
  5. Ulster Christian Democrat Party

In 1953 William Lawless was selected at the Fianna Fáil Convention to contest the WIcklow By-Election. However He wasn’t ratified by Party HQ and Paudge Brennan who came second in the Convention was chosen as the Party Candidate. Lawless ran as an Independent under the banner of The “Fianna Fáil Convention Choice” Candidate. Locally much of the Party supported him.

 

“Mr. de Valera’s Reply to Mr. Churchill” Pamphlet of Devs address to the Nation 16th May 1945 January 16, 2022

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“Mr. de Valera’s Reply to Mr. Churchill” Pamphlet of Devs address to the Nation 16th May 1945, Produced by The Irish Press. Scanned and uploaded in pdf format.

 

“Notes for Speakers” From Fianna Fáil in the 1961 General Election January 11, 2022

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From the 1961 General Election, a 20 page booklet “Notes for Speakers” produced by Fianna Fáil for the campaign. Given there were no Manifestos then, it had a series of points promoting Fianna Fáil policy and achievements and attacks on the opposition. As well as organised rallys, candidates and others would have spoken outside Masses, in Fair Greens and other places promoting candidates. Many thanks to the sender.

 

Souvenir Programme for the “Dinnéar an tUachtaráin” to celebrate Charles Haugheys 10 years as leader of Fianna Fáil January 4, 2022

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From 1989, The Souvenir Programme for the “Dinnéar an tUachtaráin” to celebrate Charles Haugheys 10 years as leader of Fianna Fáil. Contains a profile, some tributes, the menu, prizes, ads and more. Many thanks to the sender. It’s 44 pages so have uploaded in pdf.

 

John Lahart’s Local Review -Winter 2002 November 22, 2021

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The WInter 2002 edition of then Fianna Fáil Councillor (Now TD) John Lahart’s Local Review. It’s six pages covers lots of issues in the Knocklyon, Rathfarnham area.

 

“The Nation” Fianna Fáil newsletter from January 2009 November 21, 2021

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From January 2009 an edition of “The Nation” a Fianna Fáil newsletter aimed at Party Membership.

 

Programme for The Iubhaile Órga Fianna Fáil concert in the RDS 1976 September 27, 2021

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A Souvenir Programme produced for the Fianna Fáil Golden Jubilee Concert held in the RDS on the 22nd of May 1976. Many thanks to the sender.

 

“Delivering Housing In Dublin” Leaflet from Senator Mary Fitzpatrick – Fianna Fáil September 15, 2021

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A leaflet from Fianna Fáil Senator Mary Fitzpatrick outlining various Housin Actions being taken by the Government.

Many thanks to the sender.

 

“The Next 5 Years” The Fianna Fáil review of the 2020 General Election and the 2019 European and Local Elections September 12, 2021

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“The Next 5 Years” The Fianna Fáil review of the 2020 General Election and the 2019 European and Local Elections. Thought it might be of interest to some of you.

Many thanks to the sender

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Leaflet from Deirdre Conroy -Fianna Fáil -Dublin Bay South By-Election June 18, 2021


A leaflet from Deirdre Conroy who is running for Fianna Fáil in The Dublin Bay South By-Election.

Many thanks to the kind TD who gave my son a bunch of these leaflets after he spotted him chatting to constituents this evening.

 

“We Hear You” Leaflet on Drugs from Ray Burke of Fianna Fáil in 1997 May 18, 2021

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From the 1997 a leaflet outlining the Fianna Fáil policy on tackling the drug issue from Ray Burke.

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Leaflet from Tom Brunkard -Fianna Fáil – South West Inner City -2004 Local Elections May 9, 2021

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From the 2004 Local Elections , a leaflet from Tom Brunkard running for Fianna Fáil in the Dublin South West Inner City Ward. He polled 579 votes and missed out on a seat.

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Leaflet from Tom Fleming and John O’Donoghue -Fianna Fáil- 2002 General Election February 16, 2021


From the 2002 General Election a leaflet from Tom Fleming and John O’Donoghue of Fianna Fáil running in Kerry South. John O’Donoghue was elected polling 9445 votes, whilst Tom Fleming narrowly missed out polling 6912 votes.

Many thanks to the sender

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Leaflet from Tony Fitzgerald -Fianna Fáil -2004 Local Elections- Cork City North West. February 8, 2021

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From the 2004 Local Elections a leaflet from Tony Fitzgerald who was running for Fianna Fáil in Cork City North West. He polled 474 votes and was elected. Many thanks to the sender

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1990 Presidential Election Leaflet endorsing Brian Lenihan from Bertie Ahern, Dermot Fitzpatrick and John Stafford. February 5, 2021


From the 1990 Presidential Election a leaflet distributed in Dublin Central endorsing Brian Lenihan for President. It has messages of support from TD’s Bertie Ahern, Dermot Fitzpatrick and John Stafford as well as local Councillors. There’s also a profile of the candidate. Many thanks to the sender.

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The Corú agus Rialacha (Constitution and Rules) of Fianna Fáil (2016 edition) February 3, 2021

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From 2016 an updated copy of the The Corú agus Rialacha (Constitution and Rules) of Fianna Fáil. You’ll find a 1983 copy here . Many thanks to the sender.

 

Leaflet from Kevin Boland, Ruairi Brugha, Jim Murphy- Fianna Fáil- Dublin South County -1969 General Election October 23, 2020


From The 1969 General Election, a Leaflet from Kevin Boland, Ruairi Brugha and Jim Murphy running for Fianna Fáil in Dublin South County. Kevin Boland was elected.

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1989 Ógra Fianna Fáil Message From the National Youth Committee regarding Recruitment, Starting up an Ógra etc June 8, 2020

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From 1989 an Ógra Fianna Fáil Message From the National Youth Committee regarding Recruitment, Starting up an Ógra, Fundraising, Sample Clar, Activities, Structures and so on.
I’ve Scanned and uploaded it in pdf format here
Many thanks to the sender

 

 
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