Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

From 1976 “Peace By Peace” The Magazine of Peace People .Issue 1. January 16, 2019


People People had been set up only a few weeks prior to this inaugural Edition of “Peace By Peace” in 1976. You can read about the background of the group being set up here.
This issue contains messages from Betty Williams, Mairead Corrigan and Ciaran McKeown as well as International reaction to the founding of Peace People and other interesting items. I’ve scanned and uploaded it in pdf format here

 

“Derry 1968: how the left failed” -Dublin Spartacist Youth Group 1979 November 8, 2018


From a publication produced by The Dublin Spartacist Youth Group a reprint of a 1979 piece “Derry 1968: how the left failed” which I’ve uploaded in pdf format here

 

“Irish Unity Better For All” leaflet from United Ireland Society October 4, 2018


“Irish Unity Better For All” a leaflet produced by The United Ireland Society outlining the advantages of Irish Unity.
Many thanks to the sender.

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“No more Guildford Fours: The Case Of Jim Clarke” October 1, 2018


“No more Guildford Fours: The Case Of Jim Clarke” a leaflet against the extradition of Jim Clarke (James Pius Clarke) one of the 1983 Maze Escapees. Tn 1990 the High Court upheld an appeal against his extradition .

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1984 European Elections leaflet from Danny Morrison of Sinn Féin August 13, 2018


From the 1984 European Elections a leaflet from Danny Morrison running for Sinn Féin in Northern Ireland. He polled 91,476 votes and missed out on a seat.
Many thanks to the sender.

 

Programme for Shamrock Rovers Ireland XI V Brazil – July 1973 July 7, 2018


A bit of Sporting History , The Match Programme for the clash between a Shamrock Rovers XI and the then reigning World Cup Winners ,Brazil. The historic friendly match saw Brazil play a team of players from both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Unable to officially call themselves an “All-Ireland” team, they were called a “Shamrock Rovers All Ireland XI” and played in Rovers colours.
I’ve scanned and uploaded the Match Programme in pdf format here

 

Leaflet from Ian Marshall -Independent -2018 Seanad By-Election -Agricultural Panel April 24, 2018


A Leaflet from Ian Marshall who is running as an Independent -in the 2018 Agricultural Panel Seanad By-Election . Interestingly despite being a Unionist, Sinn Féin is backing him. He is a former president of the Ulster Farmers’ Union and opposes Brexit.
Many thanks to the sender.

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