Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

Gormanstown Internment Camp Civil War Autograph Book August 21, 2019

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An incredible piece of Irish History, an autograph book from Gormanstown Internment Camp during the Civil War, belonging to Patrick Cahill. It contains 49 pages of autographs, messages and drawings by fellow prisoners many who went on to become prominent people within the State. Among those who signed the book are future President Sean T O’Kelly, Oscar Traynor and well over 100 others. It’s fascinating looking up the names in the Bureau of Military History archives to see what each did in the War of Independence.
Many thanks to the sender.
It’s scanned in pdf format here

 

Leaflet from Corina Johnston – Labour – Rush Lusk #LE19 April 30, 2019


A Leaflet from Corina Johnston of Labour running in Rush Lusk for a seat on Fingal County Council
Many thanks to the sender

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Cosaint Shibhialta Bás Beatha ,a 1965 Civil Defence booklet on Survival in a Nuclear War. December 30, 2018


Cosaint Shibhialta Bás Beatha ,a 1965 Civil Defence booklet on Survival in a nuclear war. I’ve scanned and uploaded it in pdf format here

 

“Republican News” Single sheet flyer from 1937 November 8, 2018

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From 1937 (The IRA was banned in 1936) a copy of Republican News that was just a single sheet of paper, probably illustrating the difficulty trying to print a full paper at the time.
AN interesting read and it is highly critical of Fianna Fail.

 

“Pope Francis, We ask you to:” Leaflet from Ending Clergy Abuse August 28, 2018

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A leaflet distributed during the visit of Pope Francis to Ireland, “Pope Francis, We ask you to:” from a group called Ending Clergy Abuse.
Many thanks to the sender.

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“Keep The Doctor in the House” Noel Browne -National Progressive Democrats 1961 General Election -Dublin South East August 23, 2018


From the 1961 General Election an ad for Noel Browne who was running for the shortlived National Progressive Democrats in Dublin South East. Browne was elected.

 

“Eamon deValera” -The Nations Tribute – Magazine produced after Devs death August 7, 2018

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A magazine tribute produced after the death of Eamon DeValera giving a biography of him, details of the funeral , lot’s of photos and more. I’ve uploaded it in pdf format here

 

 
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