Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

“What Women Want From The Next Government” -Noreen Ryan -Fianna Fail -2007 General Election -Limerick East April 17, 2017

“What Women Want From The Next Government” a 2007 leaflet from Noreen Ryan who was running for Fianna Fail in Limerick East. She polled 1391 votes and missed out on a seat.



“Rescuing Limerick” Booklet from Conor O’Donoghue -Christian Solidarity Party -2007 General Election- Limerick East November 24, 2016

From the 2007 General Election Campaign a 36 page booklet produced by Conor O’Donoghue of The Christian Solidarity Party who was running in Limerick East. It contains a timeline with 67 different stages from creation to the 2002 Abortion Referendum. There are policies, letters to RTE, letters to an Taoisech, to Ministers and a lot more.
I’ve uploaded in in pdf format
Many thanks to the sender.



Leaflet from Joe Harrington -Peoples Democracy – Limerick East 1992 General Election June 2, 2014

A leaflet from then Councillor Joe Harrington who was running on a Peoples Democracy ticket in Limerick East in the 1992 General Election. He polled 370 votes and failed to win a seat.
Many thanks to the sender



1987 leaflet from Michael Noonan , Tom O’Donnell -Fine Gael -Limerick East June 10, 2012

From the 1987 General Election a leaflet from Fine Gael candidates Michael Noonan and Tom O’Donnell. With a huge PD vote in Limerick, Noonan held on to the seat he first one in 1981, whilst O’Donnell lost the seat he had held since 1961.
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“Moyross Regeneration Update Spring 2012” from Maurice Quinlivan -Sinn Fein Limerick March 12, 2012

“Moyross Regeneration Update Spring 2012” from Sinn Fein Limerick Councillor Maurice Quinlivan. Amongst the items covered are, Labours shameful cuts, Regeneration in Moyross, The Household Tax and also the Fiscal Treaty Referendum.
Many thanks to the sender.



Leaflet from Des O’Malley – Fianna Fail -1968 Limerick East By-Election October 23, 2011

From the 1968 Limerick East By-Election, caused by the death of his uncle Donogh O’Malley, a leaflet for Fianna Fails Des O’Malley in this his first Dail outing. O’Malley topped the poll and was elected.
By Election Result here
Many thanks to the sender.
(Some other O’Malley related leaflets)


Poster for Hilda O’Malley (widow of Donogh O’Malley) -Independent -1969 GE Limerick East September 9, 2011

From the 1969 General Election a poster for Hilda O’Malley who was running as an Independent in Limerick East. O’Malley was the widow of former Fianna Fail Minister the late Donogh O’Malley so was pitted against her nephew Des O’Malley in the contest. Because of the family connections, the campaign gained worldwide attention.
In the end Hilda O’Malley polled 3,361 votes and missed out on a seat. As an aside the Patrick Kavanagh poem ‘Raglan Road’ was written about his unrequited love for Her.


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