Irish Election Literature

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Candidate profiles from the 1989 Fianna Fail Committee of 15 Elections February 2, 2015

From the Clár for the 1989 Fianna Fail Ard Fhies profiles of the candidates running for the Committee of 15. Among those running were Mary Hanafin and Micheál Martin.





Candidate profiles (including Micheál Martin, Sean Gallagher) from the 1984 Ogra Fianna Fail Conference Clár August 6, 2014

From the Clár of the 1984 Ogra Fianna Fail National Conference, details of the Disco as well as candidate profiles. Among the candidates were Ciaran Haughey , Miacheál Martin and former Presidential hopeful Sean Gallagher.
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Poster for Mick Martin -Independent Labour -2013 Meath East By-Election March 21, 2013

From the 2013 Meath East By-Election a poster for Independent candidate Michael Martin. Martin, until recently a member of the Labour party is running as an Independent Labour candidate.

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Mick Martin


1997 flyer from Michael Martin, Batt O’Keefe, John Dennehy -Fianna Fail -Cork South Central July 2, 2012

From the 1997 General Election a flyer from Michael Martin, Batt O’Keefe and John Dennehy running for Fianna Fail in Cork South Central. All three were elected.
On the front is the 1997 election picture of Bertie gazing into the distance.



Leaflet from Seán Martin (Brother of Micheál Martin)- Fianna Fail -2004 Local Elections -Cork South Central June 12, 2012

From the 2004 Local Elections a leaflet from Fianna Fail candidate Sean Martin who was running in the Cork South Central Ward for a seat on Cork City Council. Martin was elected polling 1,191 votes.
Originally co-opted to the council in 1997 to replace his brother, and now Fianna Fail leader, Micheál Martin, Seán Martin was reelected in 1999, 2004 and 2009. He was Lord Mayor of Cork for 2004-2005.



Micheál Martin -“Towards Better Health” -Newsletter from the 2007 Election January 18, 2011

From the 2007 General Election Campaign a newsletter from, the then Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Micheál Martin running in Cork South Central  “Towards Better Health”. The Newsletter concentrates almost totally on Health matters despite him being out of the Health job since 2004. Needless to say The Smoking Ban gets a big mention.



Flyer for Micheál Martin ‘Securing Cork’s Future’ -2007 GE Cork South Central December 22, 2010

From the 2007 General Election a flyer from Fianna Fails Micheál Martin running in Cork South Central. The Flyer has the catchy slogan ‘Securing Cork’s Future’. Michael Martin was elected easily topping the poll with well over a quota.



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