Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

From 1969 Two Labour Ads aimed at Farmers July 16, 2018

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From the 1969 General Election, two ads aimed at the Farming Community from Labour with Brendan Corish pictured talking to those involved in agriculture with the “Let’s build the New Republic” Slogan.



“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


Leaflet from Frank Dwan -Progressive Democrats -Tipperary North -1987 General Election July 5, 2018

From the 1987 General Election a leaflet from Frank Dwan of The Progressive Democrats who was running in Tipperary North. He polled 2,444 votes and missed out on a seat.
Many thanks to the sender.



Ad from GPs urging a NO vote in the Abortion Referendum June 11, 2018

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An Ad from GPs urging a NO vote in the 2018 Abortion Referendum. The ad lists reasons to vote NO as well as having a list of GP’s who were opposed to Repealing the 8th amendment.


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.



“The Usual Suspects” leaflet from Éirígí #repealthe8th May 23, 2018

“The Usual Suspects” a leaflet from Éirígí profiling some of those that oppose repeal of the 8th Amendment.
Many thanks to the sender.


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