Irish Election Literature

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Poster for Ite Ni Chionnaith- IRSP -1976 Dublin South West By-Election March 20, 2011

Many thanks to the sender who notes….

a copy of an election poster for Ite Ni Chionnaith who ran for The Irish Republican Socialist Party in Dublin South West in the June 10th, 1976 by-election.”

She polled 287 votes in a contest won by Labours Brendan Halligan. The by-election was caused by the death of Fianna Fail TD Noel Lemass. Lemass was son of Sean Lemass, husband of Eileen Lemass and of course brother in law of Charles J Haughey.


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