Irish Election Literature

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Podcast -The Monetary Reform Party May 13, 2021

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The Monetary Reform Party were founded in the early 1940’s, had Oliver J Flanagan elected as a TD in 1943. There was a split and Flanagan’s Laois -Offaly group went their own way before joining Fine Gael. The Remaining Monetary Reform Party had elected reps until the early 1970’s.

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2017 leaflet advertising a Conference “Advocating Public Housing” hosted by Eoin Ó Broin May 12, 2021

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From 2017 a leaflet advertising a Conference on Advocating Public Housing hosted by Eoin Ó Broin of Sinn Féin

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Leaflet from Tom Brunkard -Fianna Fáil – South West Inner City -2004 Local Elections May 9, 2021

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From the 2004 Local Elections , a leaflet from Tom Brunkard running for Fianna Fáil in the Dublin South West Inner City Ward. He polled 579 votes and missed out on a seat.

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Podcast -The South Kerry Independent Alliance May 6, 2021


Founded in late 1993, The South Kerry Independent Alliance has been one of the most successful of our small parties as they still hold a seat on Kerry County Council.

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Initiations to the 1993 and 1997 Democratic Left Annual Delegate Conferences May 3, 2021

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Initiations to the 1993 and 1997 Democratic Left Annual Delegate Conferences. Many thanks to teh sender.

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Podcast – The National Party / Catholic Democrats April 30, 2021


The Monetary Reform Party -Episode 47 "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

The Monetary Reform Party were founded in the early 1940's, had Oliver J Flanagan elected as a TD in 1943. There was a split and Flanagan's Laois -Offaly group went their own way before joining Fine Gael. The Remaining Monetary Reform Party had elected reps until the early 1970's.
  1. The Monetary Reform Party -Episode 47
  2. The South Kerry Independent Alliance -Episode 46
  3. The National Party / Catholic Democrats
  4. The Donegal Progressive Party -Episode 44
  5. The Revolutionary Workers Party -Episode 43

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Podcast – The Donegal Progressive Party April 23, 2021

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Set up in 1967, The Donegal Progressive Party drew its support mostly from the Unionist and Protestant community in East Donegal. It held a seat on Donegal County Council from 1967 until 1999 and went off the register of political parties in 2009.

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Podcast – The Revolutionary Workers Party -Episode 43 April 15, 2021

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Founded in 1930, The Revolutionary Workers Groups / Revolutionary Workers Party contested the 1930 Dublin Municipal Elections. Set up by Moscow as a result of a lack of trust in Jim Larkin Senior, they were a major part of the reformed Communist Party of Ireland in 1933.

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Podcast _The Immigration Control Platform April 8, 2021

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A look at The Immigration Control Platform, which were involved in Electoral Politics from 1997 to 2009 and gained a lot of publicity during that period. They were the first of the modern Far Right parties that now exist here.

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“Don’t Be a Yes Man…” From Fine Gael in the 1959 Referendum to change the Voting System. April 2, 2021


From the 1959 Referendum on the voting system a Fine Gael flyer urging a No vote in the Referendum and to retain PR.

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Podcast – The Seniors Solidarity Party April 1, 2021

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The Seniors Solidarity Party was set up in 2008 as a reaction to the introduction of the means test for Medical Cards for the over 70’s. Although enjoying nationwide support, it fielded just one candidate , Party leader John Wolfe, in the 2009 Local Elections and never stood in an election again

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Podcast -Nan Joyce March 25, 2021

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A look at the November 1982 General Election campaign of Nan Joyce , the first member of the Travelling Community to run for the Dáil.

 

Action -1969 magazine published by The Sean Heuston Branch of The Labour Party.

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From 1969 an edition of Action, a magazine published by The Sean Heuston Branch of The Labour Party. The branch was based in Dublin North Central and the publication has pieces by Kair Asmal, Michael O’Leary, Jim Barrett, Malachi Heffernan and others.

 

Podcast -The Roscommon Hospital Action Committee -Episode 39 March 18, 2021


Originally set up as a lobby group The Roscommon Hospital Action Committee have been very influential in Roscommon Politics since first entering the electoral arena in 1985. They have had Councillors from 1985 to the present day and Tom Foxe served as a TD for the group from 1989 to 1997.

 

“One Une Eine Nation” Booklet in English, French and German from Sinn Féin March 11, 2021

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“One Une Eine Nation” Booklet in English, French and German from Sinn Féin

 

Podcast – The United Left Alliance


A look at The United Left Alliance, formed in late 2010 by The Socialist Party, People Before Profit (SWP), WUAG and Independents. Although not a registered Party the Alliance contested the 2011 General Election before eventually dissolving in 2013.

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“Workers Life” Issue One – Sinn Féin The Workers Party March 9, 2021

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From May 1980 , issue one of the Sinn Féin The Workers Party magazine “Workers Life”. Quite a broad range of articles, with everything from New Technology to the John Giles managed Shamrock Rovers covered.

 

“Divorce Is A Human Tragedy. Vote No” – Anti Divorce Campaign -1986 Divorce Referendum March 4, 2021


From the 1986 Divorce Referendum “Divorce Is A Human Tragedy. Vote No” leaflet from The Anti Divorce Campaign outlining various reasons to vote No.

 

 
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