Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

“Answering The Racist Lies of The Far Right” Leaflet from United Against Racism November 30, 2022

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A Leaflet from United Against Racism giving Refugee and Housing Facts and also Answering The Racist Lies of The Far Right. Many thanks to the sender. I’ve uploaded it in pdf too.

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Leaflet from Michael Flynn – Progressive Democrats – Tramore – 1999 Local Elections November 6, 2022


From the 1999 Local Elections a leaflet from Michael Flynn running for the Progressive Democrats in Tramore. IN the poll for the County Council he polled 387 votes and missed out on a seat, however he was elected to Tramore Town Council with 258 votes.

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Leaflet from Michael Scahill – Christian Solidarity Party – 1999 Local Elections – Swords November 5, 2022


From the 1999 Local Elections a leaflet from Michael Scahill of The Christian Solidarity Party running in Swords. He polled 344 votes and missed out on a seat.

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Leaflet from Edmond Power – Fine Gael – 1956 Dublin South West By-Election

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From the 1956 Dublin South West By-Election (Caused by the death of Fine Gael TD Peadar Doyle), a leaflet from the Fine Gael candidate Edmond Power. He polled 9,682 votes and lost out to Noel Lemass of Fianna Fáil.

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Leaflet from Des O’Malley, Peadar Clohessy -Progressive Democrats -Limerick East November 4, 2022


From the 1989 General Election a leaflet from Des O’Malley and Peadar Clohessy running for The Progressive Democrats in Limerick East. Both were elected.

 

RAG Issue 5 – Revolutionary Anarcha-Feminist Group

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From around 2010, Issue 5 of RAG, an annual publication of the Dublin based Revolutionary Anarcha-feminist Group.

It’s fairly large so have uploaded it in pdf here

 

Leaflet from Hilary Quinlan – Fine Gael -Waterford City No. 1 – 2004 Local Elections October 8, 2022

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From the 2004 Local Elections a leaflet from Hilary Quinlan of Fine Gael running in Waterford No. ! where he topped the poll with 923 votes.

 

Leaflet from Fintan Bray – Fianna Fáil -Committee of 15 Elections

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From the 2022 Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis, a leaflet from Fintan Bray who made History by being elected to the Fianna Fáil Committee of 15 (The Party National Executive) and thus becoming the first person with Down syndrome to be elected to a senior position in a political party in Ireland.

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Podcast – The Independent Dublin Dream Team Band September 21, 2022


Founded in 1924 , the Party was a split from Cumann na nGaedheal caused by the treatment of Army Officers in the 1924 Army Mutiny. This episode covers the Party as well as the Army Mutiny. The Group were also known as The National League and National Party
  1. The National Group
  2. The Independent Dublin Dream Team Band
  3. Post Office Candidates in Roscommon in 1991
  4. The United Labour Party
  5. Militant Labour

In the 1997 General Election , 11 candidates stood for The Independent Dublin Dream Team Band. This was the Irish branch of The Rainbow Dream Ticket, Vote For Yourself, Make Politicians History series of Parties founded by Rainbow George Weiss. This episode covers the 1997 General Election Campaign as well as Rainbow Georges various forays into Irish Politics, North and South.

 

Podcast -Post Office Candidates in Roscommon in 1991 September 9, 2022

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Founded in 1924 , the Party was a split from Cumann na nGaedheal caused by the treatment of Army Officers in the 1924 Army Mutiny. This episode covers the Party as well as the Army Mutiny. The Group were also known as The National League and National Party
  1. The National Group
  2. The Independent Dublin Dream Team Band
  3. Post Office Candidates in Roscommon in 1991
  4. The United Labour Party
  5. Militant Labour

In early 1991, An Post issued details of a massive cost cutting plan which involved the closure and downgrading of various Post Offices throughout the Country as well as the introduction of roadside boxes for those whose dwellings were a distance from the road. Two ‘Post Office Candidates’ , Paul Beirne and Danny Burke stood in Roscommon in the Local Elections as a protest.

 

March 1983 Edition of Saoirse – Newsletter of the Jackie Griffith Sinn Féin Cumann Dublin South East. July 25, 2022

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The March 1983 edition of Saoirse , a newsletter produced by The Jackie Griffith Sinn Féin Cumann in Dublin South East. Contains local news and an interview with John Crabbe.

Many thanks to the sender.

I’ve uploaded it here in pdf format

 

Podcast – Patrick Belton – Independent – September 1927 July 12, 2022

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Founded in 1924 , the Party was a split from Cumann na nGaedheal caused by the treatment of Army Officers in the 1924 Army Mutiny. This episode covers the Party as well as the Army Mutiny. The Group were also known as The National League and National Party
  1. The National Group
  2. The Independent Dublin Dream Team Band
  3. Post Office Candidates in Roscommon in 1991
  4. The United Labour Party
  5. Militant Labour

Having been elected for Fianna Fáil in June 1927, Patrick Belton took his seat in the Dail and was expelled from Fianna Fáil for doing so. He stood as an Independent in September 1927. He later stood for Cumann na nGaedheal and was elected for them in 1933. One of the few people to have been elected as a TD for both Fianna Fáil and Cumann na nGaedheal.

 

Podcast – Jack Murphy and The Unemployed Protest Committee June 27, 2022

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Founded in 1924 , the Party was a split from Cumann na nGaedheal caused by the treatment of Army Officers in the 1924 Army Mutiny. This episode covers the Party as well as the Army Mutiny. The Group were also known as The National League and National Party
  1. The National Group
  2. The Independent Dublin Dream Team Band
  3. Post Office Candidates in Roscommon in 1991
  4. The United Labour Party
  5. Militant Labour
 

Podcast – Peadar Cowan and Vanguard June 10, 2022

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Founded in 1924 , the Party was a split from Cumann na nGaedheal caused by the treatment of Army Officers in the 1924 Army Mutiny. This episode covers the Party as well as the Army Mutiny. The Group were also known as The National League and National Party
  1. The National Group
  2. The Independent Dublin Dream Team Band
  3. Post Office Candidates in Roscommon in 1991
  4. The United Labour Party
  5. Militant Labour

A look at the Vanguard a far Left group set up by Peadar Cowan in 1944 as well as Cowan’s Political career in Labour and Clann Na Poblachta.

 

Decade of Centenaries Leaflet from Leo Varadkar June 3, 2022

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“1922 – 2022 Celebrating 100 Years Since the Foundation of the State” a historical leaflet giving details of the foundation of the State 100 years ago as well as some local details on the Phoenix Park.

I’ve uploaded the leaflet in pdf here

 

Leaflet from Dónall Ó Conalláin – 1969 NUI Seanad Election

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From the 1969 NUI Seanad Election a leaflet from outgoing Senator Dónall Ó Conalláin. He polled 1,601 votes and missed out on a seat.

Many thanks to the sender.

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Podcast – “Former Captain NI Football Team” Derek Dougan 1997 Election Campaign in East Belfast

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Founded in 1924 , the Party was a split from Cumann na nGaedheal caused by the treatment of Army Officers in the 1924 Army Mutiny. This episode covers the Party as well as the Army Mutiny. The Group were also known as The National League and National Party
  1. The National Group
  2. The Independent Dublin Dream Team Band
  3. Post Office Candidates in Roscommon in 1991
  4. The United Labour Party
  5. Militant Labour

A look at the 1997 Westminster Election Campaign of former Northern Ireland International Derek Dougan as well as a bit on his football career, time at the PFA and so on. 

 

Podcast – Ulster Christian Democrat Party May 20, 2022

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Founded in 1924 , the Party was a split from Cumann na nGaedheal caused by the treatment of Army Officers in the 1924 Army Mutiny. This episode covers the Party as well as the Army Mutiny. The Group were also known as The National League and National Party
  1. The National Group
  2. The Independent Dublin Dream Team Band
  3. Post Office Candidates in Roscommon in 1991
  4. The United Labour Party
  5. Militant Labour

The Ulster Christian Democrat Party contested the 1996 Forum Elections. They wanted all churches to recognise the Northern Irish state, Northern Ireland to be renamed ‘Ulster’, to become Independent  and be part of the Commonwealth. Their Website

 

 
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