Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

“Early History and Settlement -Understanding Northern Ireland -A Part of the United Kingdom” -Professor Arthur Noble #Brexit November 1, 2019

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A leaflet picked up from Vote Leave Protesters in Westminster at the end of October 2019. It contains an incredible version of Irish History which maintains that the Plantation of Ulster was the original inhabitants returning to their rightful homeland.

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From 1994 “Ulster’s Protestant Working Class – A Community Exploration” August 13, 2019

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From 1994 “Ulster’s Protestant Working Class – A Community Exploration” a pamphlet produced by The Springfield Inter-Community Development Project. Among the discussion group which produced the pamphlet were bIlly Hutchinson, Gusty Spence, Michael Hall, Chris McGimpsey, Joy Challis and Roy Gardland. It’s quite an interesting read. I’ve scanned and uploaded it in pdf format here.

 

Leaflet from Mark Durkan -Fine Gael – Dublin #EP19 March 31, 2019

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A leaflet from former SDLP leader Mark Durkan who is running for Fine Gael in the 2019 European Elections in Dublin.
Many thanks to the sender.

 

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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