Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

Cumann na Saoirse “Points for Canvassers” leaflet from 1922 November 9, 2017

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From 1922 a Cumann na Saoirse “Points for Canvassers” leaflet outlining their Pro-Treaty stance. Cumann na Saoirse were founded after a split from the anti treaty Cumann na mBan.

 

“Che Guevara – Symbol of Struggle” CWI Pamphlet circa 2003 November 6, 2017

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“Che Guevara – Symbol of Struggle” a CWI Pamphlet by Tony Saunois circa 2003 that was Distributed by The Socialist Party in Ireland. I’ve uploaded it in pdf format here
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PLO Magazine “The Palestine Report” 12th January 1981 October 5, 2017


Not Irish but something I had that I thought might be of interest. The 12th January 1981 edition of the Palestine Liberation Organisation Magazine “The Palestine Report”. I’ve scanned and uploaded it in pdf here

 

“Socialist Organiser -Miners Strike Bulletin” 11th-17th February 1985 April 12, 2017

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A newsletter “Socialist Organiser -Miners Strike Bulletin” 11th-17th February from the Miners Strike in the UK in 1985. It gives details of forthcoming strike action and other pieces about the miners struggle.

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“Easter Week 1916” from the April 1936 edition of “The Labour Monthly” reflecting on the 20th Anniversary of the Easter Rising. March 26, 2015


From The April 1936 edition of “The Labour Monthly” (a magazine associated with The Communist Party of Great Britain) an article reflecting on the 20th Anniversary of  the Easter Rising. The article “Easter Week 1916” was written by Pat Devine (Info on him here). As it is a good few pages long I’ve scanned and uploaded it in pdf.   Click Here for “Easter Week 1916” or on the image to launch it in pdf.
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A series of ten Classic UK Election Posters from 1929 to 1959 July 15, 2014


A series of Classic UK Election posters, which I recently received as a kind gift as a pack of ten postcards. Are similar Irish ones available for sale I wonder?
From The Conservatives in 1929
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From Labour in 1929
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“Medical Kits for S.W.A.P.O.” Collection sheet from Sinn Fein The Workers’ Party March 13, 2013

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Interesting item this illustrating the many international ties many of the Irish political parties had and still have. A “Medical Kits for S.W.A.P.O.” Collection sheet from Sinn Fein The Workers’ Party.
SWAPO being the South West African People’s Organisation who were fighting for independence for what is now Namibia.

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