Irish Election Literature

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Leaflet from Dónall Ó Conalláin – 1969 NUI Seanad Election June 3, 2022

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From the 1969 NUI Seanad Election a leaflet from outgoing Senator Dónall Ó Conalláin. He polled 1,601 votes and missed out on a seat.

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Podcast – “Former Captain NI Football Team” Derek Dougan 1997 Election Campaign in East Belfast

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Founded in 1924 , the Party was a split from Cumann na nGaedheal caused by the treatment of Army Officers in the 1924 Army Mutiny. This episode covers the Party as well as the Army Mutiny. The Group were also known as The National League and National Party
  1. The National Group
  2. The Independent Dublin Dream Team Band
  3. Post Office Candidates in Roscommon in 1991
  4. The United Labour Party
  5. Militant Labour

A look at the 1997 Westminster Election Campaign of former Northern Ireland International Derek Dougan as well as a bit on his football career, time at the PFA and so on. 

 

“Plan for Joint Sovereignty for Northern Ireland” from Dermot Walsh – 1981 NUI Seanad Election April 8, 2022

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From the 1981 NUI Seanad Election a booklet from Donegal based candidate Dermot Walsh outlining his plan for Joint Sovereignty for Northern Ireland as well as some other issues. In that election Walsh polled 1,140 votes and missed out on a seat. .. Many thanks to the sender.

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Podcast – William Abbey Of The Holy Cross Fitzsimons February 18, 2022


Founded in 1924 , the Party was a split from Cumann na nGaedheal caused by the treatment of Army Officers in the 1924 Army Mutiny. This episode covers the Party as well as the Army Mutiny. The Group were also known as The National League and National Party
  1. The National Group
  2. The Independent Dublin Dream Team Band
  3. Post Office Candidates in Roscommon in 1991
  4. The United Labour Party
  5. Militant Labour

A regular on ballot papers in the 1980’s, William Abbey Of The Holy Cross Fitzsimons contested multiple elections, standing often in multiple constituencies, always without success.

 

Leaflet from Sean Dublin Bay Rockall Loftus -1991 Local Elections -Clontarf January 16, 2022

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From the 1991 Local Elections a four page leaflet from Sean Dublin Bay Rockall Loftus running in Clontarf. Topping the poll with 3,411 votes, he was elected on the first count. I’ve scanned and uploaded it in pdf.

 

Podcast Father Liam Sharkey 1999 European Elections Campaign -Episode 30 January 20, 2021

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A look at the 1999 European Elections Campaign of Father Liam Sharkey, the last Catholic Priest to run for election here.

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Podcast -Fishermen (Coastal Community ) Candidates from the November 1982 General Election. -Episode 20 October 22, 2020


This episode covers the campaign of the two Fishermen candidates (Coastal Community Candidates) that stood in the November 1982 General Election. Joe O’Shea in Kerry South and John L Sullivan in Cork South West. They were drawing attention to the issues faced by Fishermen especially to do with Herring quotas in the Celtic Sea. They had a wider agenda of development of the onshore fishing industry and the jobs that could bring to coastal areas.

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Podcast – Father Paddy Ryan Campaign in the 1989 European Elections -Episode 19 October 15, 2020


This Episode cover the 1989 European Elections campaign of Father Paddy Ryan as well as his background and the issue of Extradition in the 1980’s

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Leaflet from Mary T. W. Bourke (Mary Robinson) from the 1969 Seanad Elections June 21, 2020


From the 1969 Seanad Elections for the Dublin University Constituency a leaflet from Mary T. W. Bourke who was running in her first Seanad election. She was elected and held her seatuntil her election to the Office of President of Ireland in 1990 as Mary Robinson.
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Leaflet from Mary O’Donnell -Independent -Sligo Leitrim #GE2020 February 7, 2020

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A Leaflet from Mary O’Donnell running as an Independent in Sligo Leitrim.
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Leaflet from Michael and Danny Healy Rae – Independent -Kerry #GE2020


A Leaflet from Michael and Danny Healy Rae running as Independents in Kerry.
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Leaflet from Seamus Healy -Independent – Tipperary #GE2020

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A Leaflet from Seamus Healy running as an Independent in Tipperary.
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Leaflet from Verona Murphy -Independent – Wexford #GE2020 February 6, 2020

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A Leaflet from Verona Murphy running as an Independent in Wexford.
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Leaflet from Thomas Kiely -Independent – Cork East #GE2020 February 5, 2020

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A Leaflet from Thomas Kiely who is running as an Independent in Cork East.
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Leaflet from Michael Burke -Independent -Dublin Bay North #GE2020

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A Leaflet from Michael Burke who is running as an Independent in Dublin Bay North.
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Leaflet from Colm O’Keeffe -Independent – Dublin South West #GE2020 February 4, 2020


A Leaflet from Colm O’Keeffe running as an Independent in Dublin South West.

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Leaflet from Richard Murray -Independent – Dublin South Central #GE2020

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A Leaflet from Richard Murray running as an Independent in Dublin South Central

 

Leaflet from Dean Mulligan – Independents4Change -Dublin Fingal #GE2020


A Leaflet from Dean Mulligan running as an Independents4Change candidate in Dublin Fingal.
Many thanks to the sender.

 

 
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