Irish Election Literature

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Flyer from Michael Donnelly, Mary Hanafin, Derek Mooney -Fianna Fail -1991 Local Elections-Rathmines June 27, 2012

From the 1991 Local Elections a flyer for Fianna Fail candidates Michael Donnelly, Mary Hanafin and Derek Mooney who were running in Rathmines. Michael Donnelly topped the poll with 1,985 votes whilst Mary Hanafin polled 1,083 votes and lost the seat she had won in 1985. Derek Mooney polled 309 votes and also missed out. (Result here)
Many thanks to the sender.



Flyer from David Andrews -Fianna Fail -Dun Laoghaire 1997 General Election January 19, 2012

From the 1997 General Election a leaflet from Fianna Fail candidate David Andrews who was running in Dun Laoghaire. First elected in 1965, this was to be his last election. He polled just under a quota with 8,933 votes and was easily elected. Upon Fianna Fail entering government he was appointed as Minister for Foreign Affairs, a post he held until 2000.



Mary Hanafins speech to the the 2005 Fianna Fail Ard Fheis, when Fianna Fail in their pomp. September 19, 2011

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Mary Hanafins speech to the the 2005 Fianna Fail Ard Fheis, when Fianna Fail in their pomp.


Eoin Ryan , Barry Andrews, Mary Hanafin -“Your team at home and away” – 2004 European Elections Dublin September 21, 2010

From the 2004 European Elections a Dun Laoghaire Leaflet for Fianna Fail candidate Eoin Ryan. Pictured on the Front of the leaflet with Dun Laoghaire TDs Barry Andrews and Mary Hanafin with the slogan “Your team at home and away”.
Eoin Ryan was elected. He lost his seat in 2009.



The 2006 School and the 1970s School – Labour 2007 General Election July 2, 2010

This is the back page of a 2007 Leaflet from the Labour Party Education Spokesperson Jan O’Sullivan on Schools.
A simple yet effective way of getting their message across


Andy Warhol style Dev cover-‘Grassroots’ -Ogra Fianna Fail Newsletter- 2005 issue 6 March 23, 2010

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From 2005 an issue of Grassroots the Ogra Fianna Fail Newsletter complete with Andy Warhol style Dev!
Amongst other things this issue contains an  interview with Mary Hanafin, Tips on how to survive the Ard Fheis and a photo gallery from previous Ogra Fianna Fail events.



Mary Hanafin -“A legislator for the 21st century” – 1997 October 30, 2009

The 1997 General Election and Mary Hanafin advertises herself as ‘A legislator for the 21st century’. She was first elected to the Dail in this election. She has a few words here for ‘The Elderly’…




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