Leaflet from Michael D. Higgins -2018 Presidential Election #Aras18 October 15, 2018
From the 2018 Presidential Election Campaign a leaflet from Michael D. Higgins.
1982 Leaflet from The Anti Amendment Campaign May 7, 2018
From the run up to the 1983 Abortion Referendum a leaflet from the The Anti Amendment Campaign outlining their reasons for opposing the holding of a Referendum. It has the founding statement of the Campaign as well as a list of public figures and groups that backed the campaign.
Many thanks to the sender.
From 1987 “Mayday! Galway and the Origins of International Labour Day” with introduction from Michael D Higgins September 16, 2012
From 1987 a pamphlet by John Cunningham , with an Introdduction by Michael D Higgins “Mayday! Galway and the Origins of International Labour Day” . Its an interesting read and I’ve uploaded it in pdf format here.
Or else click on the image to launch.
John Cunningham now has an excellent site on Galway History
1979 leaflet for Michael D Higgins -Labour Party- Connaught Ulster -European Elections June 27, 2012
From the 1979 European Elections a leaflet from the then Councillor and now President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins running for Labour in Connaught Ulster.
He polled 13,062 votes and failed to win a seat. (Result Here)
Six page leaflet “Michael D. Higgins For President of Ireland” -Labour Party – 2011 Presidential Election October 10, 2011
From the 2011 Presidential Election a six page leaflet from Labour Party candidate Michael D Higgins. There is a profile of the candidate, a message from the candidate, his vision for the Presidency and ways to put your talents to work with Michael D.
many thanks to the candidate for sending this on.
A small canvassing card from Labour Presidential candidate Michael D Higgins.
Many thanks to the candidate for sending it on.
Leaflet from Michael D Higgins “A President To Do Us Proud” September 30, 2011
From May a flyer for “An Evening with Michael D Higgins” August 26, 2011
From 1989 “Why we think you should vote for Michael D.” – Mick Lally, Emmet Bergin and Noel Browne June 20, 2011
From the 1989 General Election in Galway West an Ad for Michael D Higgins with endorsements from Mick Lally, Emmet Bergin and Noel Browne, “Why we think you should vote for Michael D.” A big thing then to be endorsed by two actors from Glenroe. In Ireland it is unusual to see public figures backing Dail candidates.
Michael D held on to his seat polling 7,727 votes.
In 1987 he had a similar ad with endorsements from Mary Coughlan, Mick Lally and Noel Browne.
From the 1995 Divorce Referendum an ad from The Galway Advertiser Newspaper from Labour Party TD Michael D Higgins asking for a Yes vote. The Referendum was passed, but only just.
“Why We Think You Should Vote For Michael D.” -Mick Lally, Noel Browne, Mary Coughlan- 1987 GE January 8, 2011
Found this recently, an ad from the 1987 General Election Campaign with three people very much associated with Galway at the time, the late Mick Lally, the late Noel Browne and singer Mary Coughlan asking for a vote for Michael D.
“Why We Think You Should Vote For Michael D.”
1997 General Election Leaflet from Michael D. Higgins -Labour -Galway West September 27, 2009
From the 1997 General Election a leaflet from Michael D. Higgins running for Labour in Galway West. The leaflet sings the praise of the Rainbow and lists their achievements in Galway.