Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

Podcast -The Voice of Wicklow January 11, 2022

Filed under: Podcast — irishelectionliterature @ 1:47 pm
Tags: , , , , ,

Founded in 1924 , the Party was a split from Cumann na nGaedheal caused by the treatment of Army Officers in the 1924 Army Mutiny. This episode covers the Party as well as the Army Mutiny. The Group were also known as The National League and National Party
  1. The National Group
  2. The Independent Dublin Dream Team Band
  3. Post Office Candidates in Roscommon in 1991
  4. The United Labour Party
  5. Militant Labour

Voice of Wicklow were a split in Fine Gael in Wicklow caused by Shane Ross being added to the ticket in the 1991 Local Elections. (Previously Released)

 

Souvenir Programme for the “Dinnéar an tUachtaráin” to celebrate Charles Haugheys 10 years as leader of Fianna Fáil January 4, 2022

Filed under: Fianna Fail — irishelectionliterature @ 11:36 pm
Tags: , , , ,

From 1989, The Souvenir Programme for the “Dinnéar an tUachtaráin” to celebrate Charles Haugheys 10 years as leader of Fianna Fáil. Contains a profile, some tributes, the menu, prizes, ads and more. Many thanks to the sender. It’s 44 pages so have uploaded in pdf.

 

“The Worker” issue 1 -January 1972 (the SWM’s first published newspaper.) December 29, 2021

Filed under: SWP — irishelectionliterature @ 5:21 pm
Tags: , , , ,

Jan 2022 is the 50th anniversary of the SWM’s first published newspaper “The Worker” .Many thanks to the sender.

 

Podcast- The Motor Insurance Justice Action Group December 24, 2021

Filed under: Podcast — irishelectionliterature @ 10:29 am
Tags: , , , , ,

Founded in 1924 , the Party was a split from Cumann na nGaedheal caused by the treatment of Army Officers in the 1924 Army Mutiny. This episode covers the Party as well as the Army Mutiny. The Group were also known as The National League and National Party
  1. The National Group
  2. The Independent Dublin Dream Team Band
  3. Post Office Candidates in Roscommon in 1991
  4. The United Labour Party
  5. Militant Labour

The Motor Insurance Justice Action Group fought for the rights of young drivers crippled with exorbitant costs for Car Insurance. In the 2002 General Election they nominated David Green to run in Dublin Mid West.

 

Podcast – The National Democratic Party and Land League December 17, 2021

Filed under: Podcast — irishelectionliterature @ 4:53 pm
Tags: , , , ,

Founded in 1924 , the Party was a split from Cumann na nGaedheal caused by the treatment of Army Officers in the 1924 Army Mutiny. This episode covers the Party as well as the Army Mutiny. The Group were also known as The National League and National Party
  1. The National Group
  2. The Independent Dublin Dream Team Band
  3. Post Office Candidates in Roscommon in 1991
  4. The United Labour Party
  5. Militant Labour

The National Democratic Party and Land League were founded in 1923 to appeal to small farmers and leaseholders. It contested the 1923 General Election and disbanded shortly afterwards.

The Patreon Page

 

Leaflet from Bernadette McAliskey – February 1982 General Election -Dublin North Central December 15, 2021


A Leaflet from Bernadette McAliskey from the February 1982 General Election running in Dublin North Central. Running as a Peoples Democracy Sponsored candidate , she polled 2085 votes.

Many thanks to the sender

 

Podcast -The Socialist Environmental Alliance December 10, 2021


Founded in 1924 , the Party was a split from Cumann na nGaedheal caused by the treatment of Army Officers in the 1924 Army Mutiny. This episode covers the Party as well as the Army Mutiny. The Group were also known as The National League and National Party
  1. The National Group
  2. The Independent Dublin Dream Team Band
  3. Post Office Candidates in Roscommon in 1991
  4. The United Labour Party
  5. Militant Labour

Founded in 2001 , The Derry based Socialist Environmental Alliance was associated with the SWP and contested a number of elections before dissolving in 2008 with much of the membership joining People Before Profit.

 

Podcast – The Independents Health Alliance December 3, 2021


Founded in 1924 , the Party was a split from Cumann na nGaedheal caused by the treatment of Army Officers in the 1924 Army Mutiny. This episode covers the Party as well as the Army Mutiny. The Group were also known as The National League and National Party
  1. The National Group
  2. The Independent Dublin Dream Team Band
  3. Post Office Candidates in Roscommon in 1991
  4. The United Labour Party
  5. Militant Labour

The Independents Health Alliance stood eight candidates in the 2002 General Election. Among them Finian McGrath who was elected. Others included the now Fine Gael Councillor Molly Buckley in Laois Offaly and former Limerick Hurling manager Tom Ryan.

 

Greenpeace Action -Issue 1 -March 1991 November 29, 2021

Filed under: Green Party — irishelectionliterature @ 12:24 pm
Tags: , , ,

From 1991 , the first issue of Greenpeace Action, the newsletter of Greenpeace in Ireland. Also included in the scan is a petition regarding Whales. Many thanks to the sender.

 

Podcast -The Planning Reform Party November 26, 2021

Filed under: Podcast — irishelectionliterature @ 4:30 am
Tags: , , , ,

Founded in 1924 , the Party was a split from Cumann na nGaedheal caused by the treatment of Army Officers in the 1924 Army Mutiny. This episode covers the Party as well as the Army Mutiny. The Group were also known as The National League and National Party
  1. The National Group
  2. The Independent Dublin Dream Team Band
  3. Post Office Candidates in Roscommon in 1991
  4. The United Labour Party
  5. Militant Labour

Founded by Noel O’Gara, The Planning Reform Party stood in 4 constituencies in the 2007 General Election and also in the 2009 Dublin South By-Election. The Party objected to the planning system.

 

An Caorthann (The Rowan Tree) -Issue 1 Lúnasa 94 November 23, 2021


The first issue of An Caorthann (The Rowan Tree),  quarterly magazine of information and discussion for the Irish Green Party / Comhaontas Glas and the wider green and alternative movement.  It ran until 1998. Many thanks to the sender. It’s 48 pages, so it’s uploaded in pdf.

 

John Lahart’s Local Review -Winter 2002 November 22, 2021

Filed under: Fianna Fail — irishelectionliterature @ 6:27 pm
Tags: , , ,

The WInter 2002 edition of then Fianna Fáil Councillor (Now TD) John Lahart’s Local Review. It’s six pages covers lots of issues in the Knocklyon, Rathfarnham area.

 

“The Nation” Fianna Fáil newsletter from January 2009 November 21, 2021

Filed under: Fianna Fail — irishelectionliterature @ 8:47 pm
Tags: , ,

From January 2009 an edition of “The Nation” a Fianna Fáil newsletter aimed at Party Membership.

 

Fine Gael “Dublin South Newsletter” -November 1992


From the 1992 General Election Campaign a newsletter produced for Dublin South by Fine Gael. It promotes their candidates Alan Shatter, Olivia Mitchell and Maurice Manning. Alan Shatter was elected.

 

“The National Lottery” -1988 Fine Gael Pamphlet November 19, 2021

Filed under: Fine Gael — irishelectionliterature @ 1:46 pm
Tags: , ,

A 1988 Pamphlet issued by Fine Gael on the distribution of funds produced by The National Lottery

 

Podcast – The United Citizens Party


Founded in 1924 , the Party was a split from Cumann na nGaedheal caused by the treatment of Army Officers in the 1924 Army Mutiny. This episode covers the Party as well as the Army Mutiny. The Group were also known as The National League and National Party
  1. The National Group
  2. The Independent Dublin Dream Team Band
  3. Post Office Candidates in Roscommon in 1991
  4. The United Labour Party
  5. Militant Labour

The United Citizens Party contested the 1930 Local Elections in Dun Laoghaire. This episode takes a look at them and also at the Cumann na nGaedheal attitude to contesting Local Elections as well as Fine Gaels attitude to contesting them.

 

Summer 2009 edition of “Branchlines” Fine Gael Members Newsletter November 18, 2021

Filed under: Fine Gael — irishelectionliterature @ 10:54 pm
Tags: , , ,

The Summer 2009 Edition of “Branchlines” , a newsletter produced for members of Fine Gael.

Many Thanks to the sender

 

Podcast- The Women’s Social and Progressive League November 12, 2021

Filed under: Podcast — irishelectionliterature @ 9:57 am
Tags: , , ,

Founded in 1924 , the Party was a split from Cumann na nGaedheal caused by the treatment of Army Officers in the 1924 Army Mutiny. This episode covers the Party as well as the Army Mutiny. The Group were also known as The National League and National Party
  1. The National Group
  2. The Independent Dublin Dream Team Band
  3. Post Office Candidates in Roscommon in 1991
  4. The United Labour Party
  5. Militant Labour

The Women’s Social and Progressive League was a women’s organisation founded in Ireland in 1937 by Hanna Sheehy Skeffington. It was committed to opposing the 1937 constitution of Ireland and any regressive consequences it would entail; the organisation opposed articles 40, 41, and 45 concerning the status of women. In the 1943 General Election Hanna Sheehy Skeffington stood as an Independent backed by The Women’s Social and Progressive League.

 

 
%d bloggers like this: