Irish Election Literature

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1997 Leaflet from Liz McManus -Democratic Left – Wicklow January 14, 2013

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From the 1997 General Election a leaflet from Liz McManus who was running for the Democratic Left in Wicklow. Having previously been a Workers Party Councillor, she was first elected to the Dail in 1992 when running for The Democratic Left. In this 1997 Election she polled 5,226 votes and was elected on the 9th count.
The leaflet shows the achievements of the Rainbow Coalition, note the Partnership Works Slogan and request to transfer to our government partners at the bottom of the leaflet.




“Another Year… Another Excuse -An Analysis of Mary Harney’s First Year as Health Minister”- Labour 2005 October 20, 2010

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From October 2005 a document issued by then Labour Party Health Spokesperson Liz McManus entitled “Another Year… Another Excuse -An Analysis of Mary Harney’s First Year as Health Minister
A&E, Primary Care, MRSA, the HSE and the NTPF are amongst the issues covered. I’ve uploaded it in *.pdf HERE or else click on the imaage to launch it.


Liz McManus -Democratic Left- Wicklow-1997 GE January 13, 2010

Liz McManus, Minister for Housing and Urban Renewal, from the 1997 General Election in Wicklow. The Democratic Left produced leaflets in this style for each candidate, all pictured walking purposefully, often by the sea. Here Liz walks on Bray seafront.
It has praising quotes about the candidate from newspapers . The achievements both in Wicklow and Nationally of The Rainbow government are listed. Amongst them  ‘Tour De France 1998 for Wicklow’



Liz McManus, Dermot Tobin, Anne Egan -Workers Party 1991 Local Elections -Bray September 24, 2009

From the 1991 local elections, a leaflet for Liz McManus, Dermot Tobin, and Anne Egan running for The Workers Party in Bray.
We also have a smiling Prionsias De Rossa pictured with a happy family. The Workers Party with a new logo and leaflet design. They went back to the old logo (or something very similar) after the split.

“Anne is well known as a Lollipop lady..” .

Liz Mc Manus



1997 Rainbow Government- “Partnership Works” slogan September 23, 2009

In 1997 the Rainbow government went to the country looking for a new term. It was an already agreed joint platform which is highly
unusual. Each party had a ‘Partnership works’ slogan on their literature asking voters to continue their preferences to other
Government parties.
They also produced a joint policy document. And some joint election material.
In previous times Fine Gael/Labour had on occassion asked voters to continue preferences to the other party. At times it was unrequited as Fine Gael asked , but Labour didn’t. Indeed there are examples here where Fine Gael asked for Transfers to Labour where no Labour Party candidate stood.


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