Irish Election Literature

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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.



“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


“How Do We Achieve A United Ireland?” Article from People Before Profit West Belfast News January 17, 2018

From the Winter 2017 edition of the “People Before Profit West Belfast News” paper an article “How Do We Achieve A United Ireland?” which is an abridged version of a speech given by Kieran Allen in Waterford. An interesting read.
Many thanks to the sender.


Leaflet from Sorcha McAnespy -Fianna Fáil ‘Committee of 15’ election January 16, 2018

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From the 2017 Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis a leaflet from Tyrone based Councillor Sorcha McAnespy who was running in the Fianna Fáil ‘Committee of 15’ election.



November 1990 issue of the UDA Magazine “Ulster” November 30, 2017

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The November 1990 issue of the UDA Magazine “Ulster” which I’ve scanned and uploaded in pdf here


1989 edition of “Republican Worker” -Journal of The RDG (Faction of the SWP) November 15, 2017

The Spring 1989 edition of “Republican Worker” -Journal of The RDG (Faction of the SWP) . The RDG were the Revolutionary Democratic Group. This publication is from their Scottish branch and contains a discussion paper on “British Withdrawal and Irish Solidarity” as well as details of “Hands Off Ireland” campaign and “The Committee for an Irish Solidarity Forum” (which contained among others The IRSP, RDG, Lenisist, Internationalists, RCG, RIL, Workers Power and Red Action) I’ve uploaded it in pdf here


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