Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

“Britain Must Decide To Go” Aontacht Éireann pamphlet from 1975 June 18, 2020

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“Britain Must Decide To Go” a 15 page pamphlet from Aontacht Éireann in 1975 which I’ve scanned and uploaded in pdf format here
Many thanks to the sender.

 

“Say No to The Sell Out, Vote No To The EEC” Sinn Féin leaflet from the 1972 Referendum on Ireland joining the EEC June 17, 2020


“Say No to The Sell Out, Vote No To The EEC” a Sinn Féin leaflet from the 1972 Referendum on Ireland joining the EEC.

 

“Brian Lenihan -The People’s President” 1990 Presidential Election Booklet May 18, 2020


From the 1990 Presidential Election “Brian Lenihan -The People’s President” an 8 page booklet produced by Fianna Fáil candidate Brain Lenihan.
Scanned and uploaded in pdf format here
Many thanks to the sender

 

From 1964 “Intíreachas: the Social and Economic Policy of Poblacht Chríostúil” May 12, 2020


From 1964 “Intíreachas: the Social and Economic Policy of Poblacht Chríostúil”. They were a small mainly Munster based Party thats aims were for “a politically and economically independent Ireland on a basis of Christian and traditional ideals” At it’s height it had a number of Urban District Councillors.
I’ve scanned and uuploaded the document here (It’s 120 pages long)

 

From 1976 the Irish Press Fianna Fáil 50th Anniversary Supplement May 8, 2020

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From May 26th 1976, A supplement in The Irish Press to mark 50 years of Fianna Fáil.It’s uploaded in pdf format here

 

“Unite With Europe” Yes leaflet from Fianna Fáil in the 1972 Referendum on Ireland joining the EEC May 4, 2020


From the 1972 Referendum on Ireland joining the EEC a leaflet calling for a Yes vote from Fianna Fáil.
Many thanks to the sender.

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Leaflet from Ann Joyce -Independent -Dublin South West – November 1982 General Election April 30, 2020


A bit of History, A leaflet from Nan Joyce who was the first Traveller to run for the Dail. She ran in Dublin South West in November 1982 and polled 581 votes. The leaflet is interesting in that it gives an insight to the issues faced by Travellers at the time.

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Good Friday Agreement Referendum leaflet from the Referendum Commission “Arguments For and Against” April 27, 2020


From The Good Friday Agreement Referendum, a leaflet from the Referendum Commission giving “Arguments For and Against”
I’ve uploaded it in pdf here
Many thanks to the sender

 

1976 Ard Fheis edition of Iris Fianna Fáil November 26, 2019

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The 1976 Ard Fheis edition of Iris Fianna Fáil which I have
uploaded in pdf here
Many thanks to the sender.

 

“Early History and Settlement -Understanding Northern Ireland -A Part of the United Kingdom” -Professor Arthur Noble #Brexit November 1, 2019

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A leaflet picked up from Vote Leave Protesters in Westminster at the end of October 2019. It contains an incredible version of Irish History which maintains that the Plantation of Ulster was the original inhabitants returning to their rightful homeland.

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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 John McDonald -Irish Unionist- 1998 Dublin North By-Election February 28, 2019


From the 1998 Dublin North By-Election a leaflet from Irish Unionist candidate John McDonald. He polled 107 votes .
Many thanks to the sender.

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From 1929 “Report Of Irish Labour Delegation” to the USSR. February 26, 2019


In 1929 a delegation from the Dublin Trades Union and Labour Council made the journey to Moscow to coincide with the twelfth anniversary celebrations of The October Revolution. The delegation included Miss K. N. Price, W McMullen, T Geehan, H.S. Ward, T Waldron, H J Tucker, Helena Molony, P Holohan, P.T. Daly and Robert Tynan. On Returning from their mission they issued this report. It is 56 pages , contains photographs, a description of their Journey, conditions of Workers Rights and details of the places visited during the visit.

I’ve Scanned and uploaded it in PDF Format here

 

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

 

Women’s Liberation Movement “Fownes Street Journal” Vol.2 No. 1 September 1973 December 17, 2018


From September 1973 an issue of The “Fownes Street Journal” produced by the Women’s Liberation Movement. Quite an interesting read. 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.

 

1984 European Elections leaflet from Danny Morrison of Sinn Féin August 13, 2018


From the 1984 European Elections a leaflet from Danny Morrison running for Sinn Féin in Northern Ireland. He polled 91,476 votes and missed out on a seat.
Many thanks to the sender.

 

“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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