Irish Election Literature

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Autumn 2001 Edition of “Fingal Voice” from The Socialist Party May 12, 2020

The Autumn 2001 edition of The Socialist Party newsletter “Fingal Voice”. Contains columns by Joe Higgins and Clare Daly as well as coverage of local and National Issues.
It’s scanned and uploaded in pdf format here
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Leaflet from Joe Higgins urging a Vote for Ruth Coppinger in the Dublin West By-election May 28, 2014

A leaflet from Joe Higgins urging voters to support Ruth Coppinger in the 2014 Dublin West By-election. Its interesting in that it is in part an attack on Sinn Fein which is unusual as they are normally not the target of Socialist Party leaflets.
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2005 Leaflet “Socialist Party exposes GAMA slave labour scandal” November 28, 2013

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From 2005 a leaflet from The Socialist Party concerning the exploitation of GAMA workers.



Labour Party Conference – Tralee 1989 – Vote No.1 Joe Higgins for Vice Chair and Administrative Council November 15, 2013

From the 1989 Labour Party Conference in Tralee, a poster “Vote No.1 Joe Higgins for Vice Chair and Administrative Council”. It was his last Labour Party Conference as he and other members of Militant were later expelled from the party.
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A 2004 ‘CIE, Aer Rianta: for a co-ordinated campaign of strike action’ Socialist Party Leaflet July 14, 2013

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From February 2004 a leaflet against privatisation of transport services from the Socialist Party.


From 2003 ‘Free Clare and Joe -No more jailings!’ -leaflet from the Fingal Anti Bin Tax Campaign January 22, 2013

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In 2003 arising from their roles in the anti bin tax campaign, Clare Daly and Joe Higgins were jailed for a month. This is a leaflet issued by the Fingal Anti Bin Tax Campaign ‘Free Clare and Joe -No more jailings!’ .


“Elect Two Socialist Party Councillors” – Ruth Coppinger, Helen Redwood -Socialist Party 2004 Local Elections -Mulhuddart April 11, 2012

From the 2004 Local Elections a Leaflet from Socialist Party candidates Ruth Coppinger and Helen Redwood with the headline “Elect Two Socialist Party Councillors” . The two were running in Mulhuddart, Ruth Coppinger was elected with 1,848 votes whilst Helen Redwood polled 607 votes and missed out on a seat.
The leaflet also asks voters to vote for Joe Higgins in the European Elections.



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