A look at the Jim Kemmy led Democratic Socialist Party that lasted from 1982 to 1990 before they merged with The Labour Party. It was the first Party here to back Abortion in certain circumstances , were anti Nationalist and very much in favour of the separation of Church and State.
1982 Leaflet from The Anti Amendment Campaign May 7, 2018
From the run up to the 1983 Abortion Referendum a leaflet from the The Anti Amendment Campaign outlining their reasons for opposing the holding of a Referendum. It has the founding statement of the Campaign as well as a list of public figures and groups that backed the campaign.
Many thanks to the sender.
From 1993 Labour ‘Working For You In Government’ leaflet June 23, 2010
From 1993 Labour ‘Working For You In Government’ leaflet. In a coalition government with Fianna Fail, Labour was ‘Putting its Programme for Change into Action’.
The leaflet details what had been done such as the introduction of the May Day holiday. The Childrens allowance was £20.
House building in 1993 was up to 3,700 from 2,800 in 1992.
The restriction on RTEs advertising Revenue had been lifted and lots more.
Aside from Dick Springs message on the front of the leaflet we also have a message from Jim Kemmy on the back with a form to fill out.