Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

“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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“Democratic Rights” 1988 Pamphlet from the Communist Party of Ireland March 25, 2018


From 1988 A communist Party of Ireland Discussion Pamphlet ” Democratic Rights” outlining a History of the Troubles and the solution of the CPI .

I have scanned and uploaded it here in pdf format

 

 
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