Irish Election Literature

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Souvenir Programme for the 1952 Jim Larkin Memorial Fund match between Drumcondra and Doncaster Rovers November 28, 2015


The Souvenir Programme for the Jim Larkin Memorial Fund match between Drumcondra and Doncaster Rovers held in Dalymount Park held on the 9th of May 1952. The programme has a piece on Larkin , The Workers Union of Ireland, and the Memorial fund which aimed to Build a Jim Larkin Memorial Hall. The game was started by Oscar Traynor and it was quite an impressive Drumcondra line up.
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“Centenary Celebrations of 1907 Dockers and Carters strike” -May Festival 2007 -ICTU December 10, 2010


From the May festival 2007 a programme for the “Centenary Celebrations of 1907 Dockers and Carters strike” in Belfast.
The story of the strike is told with details of Jim Larkins involvement,as well as photographs from the era.
There is also details of the various events being held around the city at the time.

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John De Courcy Ireland -Democratic Socialist Party- Dublin- 1984 European Elections January 14, 2010


This is from the 1984 Euro Elections. De Courcy Ireland, aside from his political interests was heavily involved in the foundation of the Maritime Museum in Dun Laoghaire. The profile below shows the calibre. He had been Jim Larkins election agent and  aside from the DSP, had spells affiliated or involved with the Northern Ireland Labour Party, the Irish Labour Party, the Communist Party of Ireland, the Workers Party, Democratic Left and the Socialist Workers Party. (Party details from Wikipedia)
He was a founding member of Irish CND and also involved with The Irish Anti-Apartheid Movement.
He passed away in 2006.

(This leaflet was previously part of another post)

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