Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

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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“Democratic Rights” 1988 Pamphlet from the Communist Party of Ireland March 25, 2018


From 1988 A communist Party of Ireland Discussion Pamphlet ” Democratic Rights” outlining a History of the Troubles and the solution of the CPI .

I have scanned and uploaded it here in pdf format

 

Fianna Fail 80th Anniversary Booklet from 2006 March 4, 2018

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A Fianna Fail 80th Anniversary Booklet from 2006 with some party history, details of an exhibition of the Fianna Fail archive. I’ve scanned and uploaded it in pdf format here
Many thanks to the sender.

 

Oct 1969 edition of “Young Worker” -Young Communist Group in Cork February 7, 2018


The October 1969 edition of “Young Worker” published by A Young Communist Group in Cork , who were affiliated with the ICO, (Irish Communist Organisation). Included are pieces on James Connollys activities in Cork, An INteresting Historical Analysis of The Republican Movement , a critique of a Marxist-Leninist group “Irish Revolutionary Youth”, pieces on Health and Agriculture.
I’ve scanned and uploaded it in pdf format 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.

 

November 1990 issue of the UDA Magazine “Ulster” November 30, 2017

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The November 1990 issue of the UDA Magazine “Ulster” which I’ve scanned and uploaded in pdf here

 

“Churchtown Past & Present” leaflet from Neale Richmond – Fine Gael – Dublin Rathdown November 13, 2017


“Churchtown Past & Present” a lovely leaflet giving the history of many of the local landmarks of Churchtown in Dublin. It was produced by Fine Gael Senator Neale Richmond. I must confess to loving leaflets like this with Local History in them.
Many thanks to the sender.

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