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From “Iris Fianna Fail” Winter 1975 …”Women -Why We Need More of Them in Politics” July 29, 2014

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From the winter 1975 edition of “Iris Fianna Fail” an article “Women -Why We Need More of Them in Politics”.
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Gerard Brady, Seamus Kenny, Pól Mac Murchú and Noirin Slattery- Fianna Fail 1979 Local Elections Area 9 Dublin June 25, 2012

From the 1979 Local Elections a leaflet for Gerard Brady, Seamus Kenny, Pól Mac Murchú and Noirin Slattery who were running for Fianna Fail in area 9 (Rathfarnham/Rathmines) for seats on Dublin Corporation.
Gerard Brady was the only Fianna Fail candidate elected polling 2789 votes, MacMhurchú polled 896 votes, Slattery 545 votes and Kenny 404 votes.
The result and other local election results are available here in excel format

The highlights from the Fianna Fail local elections manifesto are also included. Amongst them ‘Building Societies have been told to redirect more funds to first time buyers’ and “A fireplace provided for all tenants in Local Authorities housing”



Includes a young Willie O’Dea and Ryan Tubridys father -booklet for the ‘Committee of 15’ election from the 1980 Fianna Fail Ard Fheis April 2, 2012

Including a young Willie O’Dea and Ryan Tubridys father Dr. Patrick Tubridy a booklet for the Committee of Fifteen elections from the 1980 Fianna Fail Ard Fheis. Each candidate has a picture and profile.
Theres lots of interesting things to notice such as the lack of Cork candidates following the ousting of Jack Lynch. Don Lydon and Patrick Tubridy worked together in John of Gods. The young Mary O’Rourke, that Darragh O’Reilly later stood for the Christian Solidarity party …..
The other candidates were Denis Bennett, Gerard Brady, Cathal Brugha, Collette Carter, Thomas Coleman, Professor Jim Doolan, Joe Dowling, Gerry Egan, Patrick Fahey, Peter Finnegan ,Martin Fogarty, Tadhg Gallagher, Noel Greene, Tomas Holt, Harry King, Kevin King, Aine Kitt, Jack Lawlor, Don Lydon, Pol MacMurchu, Farrell McElgunn, Paschal Mooney, Fergus Muldoon, Barry Noble, Ria O’Brien, Patrick O’Doherty, Darragh O’Reilly, John O’Rourke, Mary O’Rourke, Neil Ormonde, Noirin Slattery, Des Smith, Joseph M Somers and Rosaleen Verling



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