Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

1997 leaflet from the IRSP calling for a Republican Forum to debate “The Politics Of The Peace Process” September 27, 2017

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From 1997 a leaflet from the IRSP calling for the Convening of a Broad Republican Forum to openly debate “The Politics Of The Peace Process”. Interesting given it’s from just after the second IRA Ceasefire, at a delicate time for the Peace Process.

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Another batch of Anti Sinn Fein Posters/ Cartoons from the DUP in the mid 1990’s October 26, 2012

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Another batch of Anti Sinn Fein Posters/ Cartoons from the DUP produced in the mid 1990’s.
Another selection of them here

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From the DUP in the mid 90’s a series of anti Sinn Fein and PUP posters / cartoons October 24, 2012

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From the DUP in the mid 1990’s a series of anti Sinn Fein and PUP posters/cartoons. They produced around 20 of them at the time. (I’ll post the rest in due course). Many of them are fairly blunt.

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‘Say Yes For The Union’ -Ulster Unionist Party Good Friday Agreement Leaflet June 25, 2010


‘Say Yes For The Union’ an Ulster Unionist Party Leaflet in favour of the Good Friday Agreement.
Pictured outside Stormont are David Trimble and John Taylor.The UUP portray the Agreement as good for The Union.
The change in articles 2 and 3 of the Constitution (The Republics ‘illegal territorial claim‘) get a good mention as do plenty of other key phrases like securing the Union.

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Martin Ferris- Sinn Fein- 1999 Euro Elections Munster January 21, 2010


This is what went through the letterbox of the voters in Munster in 1999. It is unusual as it tell you nothing about the candidate, despite the fact that Ferris wasn’t a TD yet.
Martin Ferris polled 6.5% of the vote.

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Christy Burke with Gerry Adams – 1997 Dublin Central November 11, 2009


‘Give me your support by voting Christy Burke number 1 on polling day’  writes Gerry Adams. Adams was incredibly popular at the time.
The leaflet also illustrates the role Christy Burke played in Sinn Fein at the time. Amongst other things it mentions that he stood in the 1996 Forum elections.

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