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Leaflet from Michael McCullagh -Progressive Democrats – Ballinasloe UDC -1994 Local Elections December 14, 2016

From the 1994 Local Elections a Leaflet from Michael McCullagh who was running for The Progressive Democrats for a seat on Ballinasloe UDC. He polled 108 votes and narrowly missed out on a seat. Many thanks to the sender.



Progressive Democrats Manifesto Magazine from 2007 July 20, 2016

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From the 2007 General Election a 20 page magazine style summary of their manifesto from The Progressive Democrats It’s uploaded in pdf here or click on the image to launch

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Leaflet from Michael McDowell – NUI Seanad #Seanad16 March 19, 2016

A leaflet from former Tánaiste, Minister, Attorney General and leader of the Progressive Democrats , Michael McDowell who is running for the Seanad on the NUI panel.
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Leaflet from Geraldine Harney -Progressive Democrats -Dublin Central -1989 General Election August 1, 2015

From the 1989 General Election a leaflet from Geraldine Harney who was running for the Progressive Democrats in Dublin Central. She polled 1,418 votes and missed out on a seat. Sinn Fein didn’t win a seat either!
Many Thanks to the sender.




“The Real Party of The Environment … Progressive Democrats” -Michael McDowell -1997 General Election- Dublin South East July 12, 2014

“The Real Party of The Environment” a leaflet from Michael McDowell of The Progressive Democrats from the 1997 General Election. Despite the leaflet McDowell lost his seat with John Gormley of  The Green Party winning a seat instead. As the Greens were making progress in the polls, in elections between 1997 and 2007 all parties tried to show off their environmental credentials.
Many thanks to the sender.



“Progressive Democrats New Deal!” -1987 Leaflet from The Progressive Democrats November 6, 2013

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From the 1987 General Election a leaflet outlining the “Progressive Democrats New Deal!”. It contains details of all the partys policies, such as reducing the number of TDs, Abolishing the Senate, Standard Tax rates to go down to 25% and more.



From 2007 “Come Join The Party!” -Progressive Democrat recruitment ad. November 2, 2013

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“Come Join The Party!” a Progressive Democrat recruitment ad from a 2007 PD newspaper ‘New Ireland’. If you wanted to join the party you could mail Michael McDowell directly at !


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