Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

Leaflet from Vincent Kenny -Independent- Rathfarnham -1991 Local Elections January 11, 2017

From the 1991 Local Elections a Leaflet from Vincent Kenny who was running as an Independent in Rathfarnham. He polled 760 votes and missed out on a seat.



Ad from Deirdre O’Donovan -Independent (Shane Ross endorsed) -Rathfarnham -2014 Local Elections December 31, 2013

From the 2014 Local Elections an ad from Independent candidate Deridre O’Donovan who is running in the Rathfarnham Ward. She is endorsed by Shane Ross and involved in his various campaigns.
Her website



“Local Review” Cllr John Lahart (Fianna Fail) -Summer 2001 October 12, 2010

This is most likely of interest to those familiar with the Knocklyon /Rathfarnham area. A 2001 newsletter from Fianna Fail councillor John Lahart.
The opening story concerns the destroying of some playing fields and open spaces in the area by Itinerants. It actually ended where the council had to pay quite a large sum of money to get some football pitches fit for playing again.
The Green Route, planning, Rathfarnham Castle and Rathfarnham Village are amongst the many issues covered.



Vincent Kenny -Fianna Fail -2004 Local Elections Terenure Rathfarnham June 23, 2010

From the 2004 Local Elections a leaflet for Fianna Fail candidate Vincent Kenny running in Terenure Rathfarnham.
Kenny, who had stood as an Independent with emphasis on Environmental issues in 1999, had been co-opted to replace Ann Ormonde in 2003. He failed to win a seat in 2004. In the 2009 Local Elections he stood again as an Independent without success.



Mary Muldoon, Alan Shatter -Fine Gael -1991 Local Elections Rathfarnham April 10, 2010

Fine Gael candidates Alan Shatter and Mary Muldoon from the 1991 local Elections in the Rathfarnham LEA. Both Alan Shatter and Mary Muldoon were elected.
Traffic and Knocklyon School were amongst the issues mentioned. Anyone familiar with the area will remember the issues with Traffic especially later on when the M50 ended at Tallaght.


The Seamus Brennan Report -circa 1998 February 19, 2010

A newsletter from the late Seamus Brennan from around 1998.
He mentions all sorts such as preparation for the Single Currency (The Euro), Restoration of the Peace process.
Many of you may remember the traffic chaos that was the Kocklyon area prior to the extension of the M50 from Tallaght to Dundrum.
Theres a few words there too about Knocklyon School.
Seamus Breannan is also looking for any suggestions you may have and in the course of asking for suggestions mentions his Ministerial experience!


‘Knocklyon School’ – Ann Ormonde and Tom Kitt Leaflets from the 1997 General Election September 11, 2009

This is just a simple illustration of how everyone claims to be the best person to get the job done.
From the 1997 General Election, both Fianna Fail candidates Tom Kitt and Ann Ormonde claim that they are the ones to get the school built.



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