Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

“Fine Gael In Government – A Progress Report” Leaflet from Fine Gael August 12, 2018

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A leaflet from Fine Gael aimed at its membership… “Fine Gael In Government – A Progress Report” outlining the progress made by the Government in the past two years as well a ‘dates for your diary’ section.
Many thanks to the sender.

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“What’s Wrong With Rural Ireland?” -Fine Gael -1969 General Election July 15, 2018


From the 1969 General Election an Ad from Fine Gael aimed at voters in Rural areas regarding their plans to set up a Rural Development Policy.

 

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

 

2002 Leaflet from Noel Grealish -Progressive Democrats – Galway West November 7, 2017


From the 2002 General Election,a leaflet from Noel Grealish of the Progressive Democrats running in Galway West. Grealish was elected. His running mates were Donal Lyons and Declan McDonnell.
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“The Way To Peace Outlined by Eamon De Valera” from Fianna Fáil in 1934 October 20, 2017

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From 1934 a booklet “The Way To Peace Outlined by Eamon De Valera” issued by Fianna Fáil. Historically it’s of interest as among other things,it covers a Dail Debate which centres on Communism in Ireland as well as The Blueshirts and General O’Duffy. Interesting too that Dail debates were issued by the parties themselves. I’ve scanned and uploaded it in pdf format available here

 

Córas Bua -Fianna Fáil Election Campaign Manual circa 1976 October 11, 2017

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Córas Bua -Fianna Fáil Election Campaign Manual.A lovely piece of Electioneering material of which much is as relevant today as it was when it was written. I think this would be from around 1976. It’s a lengthy read so I’ve scanned and uploaded in pdf format here

 

Anti Chemtrails leaflet from International March Against Geoengineering October 9, 2017


An Anti Chemtrails leaflet from IMAG- International March Against Geoengineering

 

“Green Perspective ’92” 1992 policy Document from The Green Party / Comhaontas Glas July 31, 2017

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“Green Perspective ’92” a policy Document from The Green Party detailing the Parties policy in a multitude of areas. I’ve Uploaded in pdf format here
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Labour Report to National Conference 1991 – 1993 April 10, 2017

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Labour Report to National Conference 1991 – 1993 , which is an interesting publication listing almost everything to do with the party in that period. I’ve uploaded it in pdf format here as it’s 66 pages long

 

Programme from “Brian Lenihan Shelbourne XI V Tottenham Hotspurs” from 1993


From the 16th of July 1993 a programme for a Fianna Fail fundraiser, a friendly between a Brian Lenihan Shels XI and an Ossie Ardiles managed Spurs in Tolka Park. I’ve scanned and uploaded it in pdf format here

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“Supporting Syrias’s Hope” leaflet from The Irish Syria Solidarity Movement February 26, 2017

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“Supporting Syrias’s Hope” , a leaflet from The Irish Syria Solidarity Movement outlining why the Syrian Opposition Movement needs to be supported.
The Campaign Website
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From 1969 “The Labour Party Outline Policy: Workers’ Democracy” February 9, 2017

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From 1969 one of a series of policy booklets produced by The Labour Party that were adopted at their 1969 Annual Conference. This particular booklet was their policy on Workers’ Democracy. Click on the image below or here for it in pdf format
Many thanks to the sender
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“Leave Our Kids Alone!” 2010 leaflet from the Green Party January 17, 2017


“Leave Our Kids Alone!” a 2010 leaflet from John Gormely of the Green Party blaming ,then Government partners, Fianna Fail for various Education Cuts and that the Green Party was responsible for reinstating a number of items.
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From 1944 “Aiséirge Says… The New Order In The New Ireland” January 16, 2017


From 1944 “Aiséirge Says… The New Order In The New Ireland” a booklet produced by Ailtirí na hAiséirghe giving in details the Sixteen Point Programme of the Party. They were the most successful of The Irish Far Right Parties. I’ve scanned and uploaded it in pdf format here

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Leaflet from Vincent Kenny -Independent- Rathfarnham -1991 Local Elections January 11, 2017


From the 1991 Local Elections a Leaflet from Vincent Kenny who was running as an Independent in Rathfarnham. He polled 760 votes and missed out on a seat.

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An “I Stand With Ibrahim -Free Ibrahim Halawa Now!” postcard from Amnesty International January 5, 2017

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An “I Stand With Ibrahim -Free Ibrahim Halawa Now!” postcard from Amnesty International. The Free Ibrahim Halawa Facebook Page
Many thanks to the sender.
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Letter and article from Gerry Adams to Sinn Fein 2014 Local Elections Candidate December 29, 2016

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A Letter with an accompanying article from Gerry Adams to a Sinn Fein 2014 Local Elections Candidate. The article first appeared in Village magazine in 2005 and is on “Candidatitis”.
Many thanks to the sender
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“A Day In The Life Of A T.D.” 2007 pamphlet from the Houses of the Oireachtas September 26, 2016

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“A Day In The Life Of A T.D.” a pamphlet produced by the Houses of the Oireachtas aimed at school children.
Also uploaded in pdf here
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