Irish Election Literature

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Podcast _The Immigration Control Platform April 8, 2021

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A look at The Immigration Control Platform, which were involved in Electoral Politics from 1997 to 2009 and gained a lot of publicity during that period. They were the first of the modern Far Right parties that now exist here.

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“One Une Eine Nation” Booklet in English, French and German from Sinn Féin March 11, 2021

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“One Une Eine Nation” Booklet in English, French and German from Sinn Féin

 

“Workers Life” Issue One – Sinn Féin The Workers Party March 9, 2021

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From May 1980 , issue one of the Sinn Féin The Workers Party magazine “Workers Life”. Quite a broad range of articles, with everything from New Technology to the John Giles managed Shamrock Rovers covered.

 

Podcast -The National Labour Party February 18, 2021

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The National Labour Party were a split from The Labour Party that lasted from 1944 to 1950. The split was due to various factors but mainly that Jim Larkin Snr had been allowed join the party and then selected to run for Labour in 1943, against the wishes of the ITGWU. The National Labour Party felt that Labour Party was overrun with Communists. The differences were finally settled in 1950, when the two parties were serving in Government together.

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From 1991 -“Censored – Ireland’s Abortion Reality” -Cork Abortion Information Campaign February 8, 2021

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From 1991 “Censored – Ireland’s Abortion Reality” a booklet produced by The Cork Abortion Information Campaign. The booklet openly defied the censorship of Abortion Information that required a Referendum in 1992 to make Abortion Information Legal. It also gives a History around the issue. Many thanks to the sender.

 

“Partition -A Positive Policy” -Ailtirí na hAiséirghe 1946

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From 1946 a 36 page booklet “Partition -A Positive Policy” produced by Ailtirí na hAiséirghe outlining in deatil the party’s plan to end partition.

 

Leaflet from Tony Fitzgerald -Fianna Fáil -2004 Local Elections- Cork City North West.

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From the 2004 Local Elections a leaflet from Tony Fitzgerald who was running for Fianna Fáil in Cork City North West. He polled 474 votes and was elected. Many thanks to the sender

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“Help To Defend Our Catholic Heritage Against The New Pagan Threat” Leaflet from John Lacken February 5, 2021


From 2017 Help To Defend Our Catholic Heritage Against The New Pagan Threat , a leaflet produced by former Christian Solidarity Party candidate John Lacken and current head of the Mayo based Legio Sanctae Familiae (Legion of The Holy Family) against the proposed Púca featival (it’s website is here), which was being promoted by Tourism Ireland for Halloween in the three locations of Drogheda, Trim and Athboy.

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1990 Presidential Election Leaflet endorsing Brian Lenihan from Bertie Ahern, Dermot Fitzpatrick and John Stafford.


From the 1990 Presidential Election a leaflet distributed in Dublin Central endorsing Brian Lenihan for President. It has messages of support from TD’s Bertie Ahern, Dermot Fitzpatrick and John Stafford as well as local Councillors. There’s also a profile of the candidate. Many thanks to the sender.

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The Corú agus Rialacha (Constitution and Rules) of Fianna Fáil (2016 edition) February 3, 2021

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From 2016 an updated copy of the The Corú agus Rialacha (Constitution and Rules) of Fianna Fáil. You’ll find a 1983 copy here . Many thanks to the sender.

 

Leaflet from Tara Skakie -Green Party -Glencullen -1999 Local Elections February 1, 2021

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From the 1999 Local Elections, a Leaflet from Tara Skakie who was running for The Green Party in the Glencullen LEA, she polled 355 votes and missed out on a seat.

 

Podcast – Ailtirí na hAiséirghe January 22, 2021

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Ailtirí na hAiséirghe were a Fascist Party founded in March 1942 and led by Gearóid Ó Cuinneagáin. They contested the 1943, 1944 and 1948 General Elections and won 9 seats in the 1945 Local Elections.

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“Public Health Versus Private Wealth” -The Workers’ Party 1987 January 17, 2021

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From 1987 a Health Policy a 30 page document produced by The Workers’ Party entitled “Public Health Versus Private Wealth”

 

“Mother and Baby Homes” Pamphlet from People Before Profit January 14, 2021


A 48 page pamhplet written by Willie Cumming of People Before Profit about The Mother and Baby Homes.
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Podcast -Muintir na hÉireann -Episode 27 December 11, 2020

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This episode covers the pro-life Christian party Muintir na hÉireann led by Richard Greene that were very active in the 1990’s against Abortion and Divorce. By the time the 1997 General Election came along there were two groups using the Muintir na hÉireann name following a split. The Muintir na hÉireann led by Greene stood in the 1997 General Election.

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Podcast – Episode 26 – The All Night Party / Sligo Leitrim Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Constituents by Lying and Cheating Politicians December 7, 2020

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The episode covers Noel “Flukey” Gorman and his outing in November 1982 for the “Sligo Leitrim Society for the prevention of cruelty to constituents by lying and cheating politicians” and 1987 and 1994 outings for “The All Night Party” .

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Podcast – The Natural Law Party -Episode 25

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The Natural Law Party stood in Irish Elections (both North and South) during the 1990s. They were famous for their advocation of Natural Law and the promotion of  solving the worlds issues via Yogic Flying.

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Leaflet from Kevin Boland, Ruairi Brugha, Jim Murphy- Fianna Fáil- Dublin South County -1969 General Election October 23, 2020


From The 1969 General Election, a Leaflet from Kevin Boland, Ruairi Brugha and Jim Murphy running for Fianna Fáil in Dublin South County. Kevin Boland was elected.

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