Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

“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

 

Programme for Shamrock Rovers Ireland XI V Brazil – July 1973 July 7, 2018


A bit of Sporting History , The Match Programme for the clash between a Shamrock Rovers XI and the then reigning World Cup Winners ,Brazil. The historic friendly match saw Brazil play a team of players from both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Unable to officially call themselves an “All-Ireland” team, they were called a “Shamrock Rovers All Ireland XI” and played in Rovers colours.
I’ve scanned and uploaded the Match Programme in pdf format here

 

Two Leaflets from the 1917 East Clare By-Election won by Eamon De Valera June 6, 2018


Two leaflets for Eamon De Valera from the Historic 1917 East Clare by election. Interesting also in that it was one of the very last votes in Ireland with a male only franchise.

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Spartacist Ireland No 3 Spring/Summer 2003 March 3, 2018

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Spartacist Ireland No 3 Spring/Summer 2003 produced by Spartacist Group Ireland. Pieces on Bloody Sunday, Iraq, North Korea, Magdalene Laundries.
I’ve scanned and uploaded it in pdf here

 

A Christmas 1921 page from the diary of Michael Collins. December 14, 2017

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From a 1966 “Michael Collins Memorial Foundation Supplement” (I presume it was with the Irish Independent… A page from the diary of Michael Collins.

 

 
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