Irish Election Literature

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Michael Cotter -Fianna Fail -1985 Local Elections Blackrock May 4, 2010


From the 1985 Local Elections in the Blackrock Ward, Fianna Fail candidate Michael Cotter. Michael Cotter failed to be elected and stood again in 1991 without success.
A plea about being the youngest candidate and asking young and first time voters to vote for him is a fairly common theme.

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Anne Brady, Michael Cotter, Paddy Madigan -Fianna Fail -Blackrock 1985 LE March 3, 2010


From the 1985 Local Elections, The Fianna Fail candidates for Blackrock Anne Brady, Michael Cotter and Paddy Madigan. As far as I’m aware Anne Brady and Paddy Madigan were elected. Paddy Madigan was elected again in 1991. He then fell out with Fianna Fail (or they fell out with him) somewhere along the way and ran as an Independent in the 1994 European Elections and the 1997 General Election.
Michael Cotter ran again in 1991 and failed to win a seat. He is a Lecturer/ Academic in DCU.
Anne Brady a councillor since 1979 lost her seat in the 1991 Elections.

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