From 1997 a leaflet promoting voters to Join Fine Gael. Many thanks to the sender.(more…)
From the 2002 General Election a leaflet from Tom Fleming and John O’Donoghue of Fianna Fáil running in Kerry South. John O’Donoghue was elected polling 9445 votes, whilst Tom Fleming narrowly missed out polling 6912 votes.
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Podcast -The PAYE Tax Reform League February 11, 2021
In the 1970’s and 80’s the tax burden on PAYE workers was huge. It led to massive protests calling for farmers and self employed to be brought into the Tax net. Growing from those protests was The National Association for the Protection of PAYE Earners (NAPPE). The Tax Reform League became the Political wing of NAPPE and contested the 1987 General Election.
Issue 2-1 of “Revolutionary Alternative” a paper produced by the Academic Freedom Committee, who were members of The Internationalists, the group that became the Communist Party of Ireland (Marxist-Leninist). There’s a podcast on them here.
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From 1991 -“Censored – Ireland’s Abortion Reality” -Cork Abortion Information Campaign February 8, 2021
From 1991 “Censored – Ireland’s Abortion Reality” a booklet produced by The Cork Abortion Information Campaign. The booklet openly defied the censorship of Abortion Information that required a Referendum in 1992 to make Abortion Information Legal. It also gives a History around the issue. Many thanks to the sender.
From 1946 a 36 page booklet “Partition -A Positive Policy” produced by Ailtirí na hAiséirghe outlining in deatil the party’s plan to end partition.
From the 2004 Local Elections a leaflet from Tony Fitzgerald who was running for Fianna Fáil in Cork City North West. He polled 474 votes and was elected. Many thanks to the sender(more…)
From 2017 Help To Defend Our Catholic Heritage Against The New Pagan Threat , a leaflet produced by former Christian Solidarity Party candidate John Lacken and current head of the Mayo based Legio Sanctae Familiae (Legion of The Holy Family) against the proposed Púca featival (it’s website is here), which was being promoted by Tourism Ireland for Halloween in the three locations of Drogheda, Trim and Athboy.
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The story of the Aontacht Éireann party founded by former Fianna Fáil Minister Kevin Boland in 1971. More Republican than Fianna Fáil they were Initially popular, however the party went downhill, losing all it’s seats in the 1973 General Election and 1974 Local Elections.
1990 Presidential Election Leaflet endorsing Brian Lenihan from Bertie Ahern, Dermot Fitzpatrick and John Stafford.
From the 1990 Presidential Election a leaflet distributed in Dublin Central endorsing Brian Lenihan for President. It has messages of support from TD’s Bertie Ahern, Dermot Fitzpatrick and John Stafford as well as local Councillors. There’s also a profile of the candidate. Many thanks to the sender.(more…)
Rebel issue 1 from Revolutionary Struggle February 3, 2021
The first issue of “Rebel” , a newspaper produced by the Left Wing group Revolutionary Struggle in 1978. You can find out more on them here. Many thanks to the sender.
From 2016 an updated copy of the The Corú agus Rialacha (Constitution and Rules) of Fianna Fáil. You’ll find a 1983 copy here . Many thanks to the sender.
The December 25th , 1970 edition of the Communist Party of Ireland (Marxist-Leninist) organ Red Patriot.
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The Workers Party -South Inner City, 1991 Leaflet for Andy Smith and Brian O’Connor February 1, 2021
From the 1991 Local Election Campaign a leaflet from The Workers Party -South Inner City Branch promoting candidates Andy Smith and Brian O’Connor. Running in the South Inner City LEA Brian O’Connor polled 778 votes and Andy Smith 600 votes and both missed out on seats.(more…)
From the 1999 Local Elections, a Leaflet from Tara Skakie who was running for The Green Party in the Glencullen LEA, she polled 355 votes and missed out on a seat.