The Monetary Reform Party were founded in the early 1940’s, had Oliver J Flanagan elected as a TD in 1943. There was a split and Flanagan’s Laois -Offaly group went their own way before joining Fine Gael. The Remaining Monetary Reform Party had elected reps until the early 1970’s.
Some Oliver J Flanagan pictures, newspaper cuttings and leaflets December 13, 2013
A bumper post of pictures, newspaper cuttings and leaflets that Charlie Flanagan kindly pictured and sent me (many thanks again).
The first two pictures are from the 1969 General Election Campaign.
Then we have a 1981 General Election flyer from Oliver J Flanagan, Johny Butterfield, Tom Enright and Charlie McDonald (Oliver J Flanagan and Tom Enright were elected result here).
Then the front page of the Irish Times from August 18th 1953 where Oliver J ‘took his jacket off’ ! , he was campaigning in the Galway South By Election.
The a great clipping of Charlie Flanagan and Brian Cowen from the 1987 General Election Campaign.
Then some invites to the 1975 and also the 1976 Fine Gael Ard Fheis.
Finally a picture from the 1966 Presidential Platform.
From the 1971 Fine Gael Ard Fheis a flyer from legendary Fine Gael TD Oliver J. Flanagan who was running for the Fine Gael Vice Presidency.
Many Thanks to the sender.