Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

1992 Dick Spring Speech on “Abortion and The Right To Life” February 23, 2017


From a 1993 Group of The Party Of European Socialists publication of “A Collection of Speeches Of Dick Spring” (in pdf format) a Speech on “Abortion and The Right To Life” from the 1992 Abortion Referendum Campaign which was held in the initial aftermath of the X-Case. It’s still highly relevant today. Click on the image or the link.

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“Maastricht- Ireland in the Community” leaflet from Labour February 16, 2017


A leaflet produced by The Labour Party and The Socialist Group European Parliament explaining the Maastricht treaty , what it was , it’s benefits and challenges for Ireland. It has pieces by Barry Desmond, Dick Spring and Niamh Bhreathnach.
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From 1969 “The Labour Party Outline Policy: Workers’ Democracy” February 9, 2017

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From 1969 one of a series of policy booklets produced by The Labour Party that were adopted at their 1969 Annual Conference. This particular booklet was their policy on Workers’ Democracy. Click on the image below or here for it in pdf format
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Flyer from JB Colgan, Matt Merrigan, Richard Deasy -Labour 1954 GE Dublin South West January 25, 2017


From the 1954 General Election a Flyer from JB Colgan, Matt Merrigan, Richard Deasy running for Labour in Dublin South West. None of them were elected
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50th Anniversary Edition of ITGWU Magazine “Liberty” January 9, 2017


An issue of “Liberty” the ITGWU Magazine produced to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Union. It’s really fascinating and covers the 1913 Lockout , The Citizen Army, James Connolly and much more. It’s 96 pages so scanned it into two pdfs.
Liberty Part 1 is uploaded here and
Liberty Part 2 is uploaded here

 

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2014 GLEN leaflet “The Labour Party and the Remarkable Journey towards Equality and Civil Marriage……” December 15, 2016


A 2014 leaflet from GLEN (gay + lesbian equality network) giving details of the role played by The Labour Party in “The Remarkable Journey towards Equality and Civil Marriage for Lesbian and Gay People in Ireland.”

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Leaflet for Kay Troy, Danny Crowley , John Mulvihill -Labour – Cobh -1999 Local Elections November 4, 2016


From the 1999 Local Elections a Leaflet for Kay Troy, Danny Crowley and John Mulvihill who were running for Labour for Cobh UDC and John Mulvihill was also running for Cork County Council. Mulvihill and Crowley were elected to Cobh UDC and Mulvihill was elected to Cork County Council.
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