Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

Government Information Services- “10 Reasons why you should Vote Yes” to the Single European Act 1987 August 11, 2011

From the 1987 Referendum on the Single European Act an ad placed by the Government Information Services with the headline “Ten Reasons why you should Vote Yes”.
Prior to the McKenna Judgement the Government were free to take out ads such as this for various Referendum campaigns.


Patricia McKenna Election leaflet from the 2007 General Election ….”Trust The Greens: We Won’t Let You Down” December 1, 2010

From the 2007 General election a Green Party Leaflet with the Slogan “Trust The Greens: We Won’t Let You Down”. The leaflet was for, former MEP, Patricia McKenna who has since left the Green Party.



Patricia McKenna -‘Champion of Irish Democracy’ -Green Party -2007 GE Dublin Central September 13, 2010

From the 2007 General election, a leaflet for Green Party candidate and former MEP Patricia McKenna running in Dublin Central.
She polled 1,995 votes and failed to win a seat.
The theme of Champion of Irish Democracy focuses on her Supreme court challenge on Referendum spending.



Is GM Food Safe? -Patricia McKenna -1999 European Elections -Dublin June 3, 2010

From the 1999 European Elections, a leaflet produced by Green Party Candidate Patricia McKenna asking ‘Is GM Food Safe?’. Many of the concerns are still shared today.
Patricia McKenna was comfortably elected.



Patricia McKenna -Green Party – 1999 European Elections Dublin April 23, 2010

From the 1999 European Elections in Dublin, Green Party candidate Patricia McKenna. Having suprised many by topping the poll in 1994, Patricia McKenna didn’t top the poll this time but was easily elected.
This leaflet would have been for candidates in the Local Elections held on the same day. Local candidate one side, this image on the other.
Patricia McKenna lost her seat in 2004 and stood as an Independent in the 2009 European Elections.


Leaflet from Patricia McKenna -Green Party- 1994 European Elections- Dublin November 30, 2009

Some material from Patricia McKenna of the Green Party from the 1994 European Election campaign. She topped the poll and was elected.



Patricia McKenna 1992-Dublin Central October 2, 2009

Patricia McKenna in what I think was her first electoral outing.  She was Roger Garlands Dail Adviser and co-secretary of the European Greens.
As an Artist I presume she did the wonderful cartoon herself.




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