Irish Election Literature

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flyer from Helen Keogh -Progresive Democrats- 1987 General Election Dun Laoghaire June 9, 2011

From the 1987 General Election a flyer from one of three Progressive Democrat candidates in Dun Laoghaire , Helen Keogh. In this the PDs first election, Keogh was initially seen as favourite to win a seat.That changed when Geraldine Kennedy was added to the Progressive Democrat ticket. Kennedy won a seat.
The leaflet focuses on Helen Keogh and not party policy.



Larry Lohan -Progressive Democrats -Dun Laoghaire 1987 April 15, 2010

From the 1987 General Election in Dun Laoghaire, Progressive Democrat candidate Larry Lohan.With Geraldine Kennedy and Helen Keogh also on the PD ticket Lohan didn’t win a seat.
He was elected as a councillor in 1991 , Left the PDs stood again as an independent in 1999 and in 2009 stood for Fianna Fail but failed to win a seat.



Geraldine Kennedy -PD -Dun Laoghaire 1987 October 31, 2009

A sorry I Missed you card from a ‘stylish’, now Irish Times Editor, Geraldine Kennedy in 1987. Madams profession is listed as a Journalist, Larry Lohans as a Teacher and Helen Keogh as ‘Housewife’.
Kennedy served one Dail term and lost her seat in 1989.




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