Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

Anti Chemtrails leaflet from International March Against Geoengineering October 9, 2017

An Anti Chemtrails leaflet from IMAG- International March Against Geoengineering


“Angela Davis On Trial” Leaflet from the Angela Davis Defence Committee circa 1971 July 20, 2012

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Not Irish but something I had that I thought might be of interest. “Angela Davis On Trial” a leaflet from the London based Angela Davis Defence Committee. I presume its from 1971.
The leaflet gives a background to Davis, the offences commited and why she should be released. Davis was prominent in the Black Panthers and The Communist Party of the USA.
More info on her here



“Say No! To Bog Evictions” -Leaflet from Turf Cutters and Contractors Association March 7, 2012

“Say No! To Bog Evictions” a Leaflet from Turf Cutters and Contractors Association in affiliation with the Kildare Turf Cutters Association. The leaflet outlines their arguments against the proposed ban on Turf Cutting on various bogs around the country.

Many thanks to the sender



Flyer for “Protect Dublin Bay” Meeting Tuesday 31st January 2012 January 29, 2012

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You may have read about the proposed off shore oil drilling off Dalkey Island. This leaflet advertises a “Protect Dublin Bay” Meeting Tuesday 31st January 2012 in The Royal Marine Hotel in Dun Laoghaire.
The Protect Our Coast Website which has more information about

the serious environmental and public concerns associated with the Providence Resources application for a foreshore licence 6km from our beautiful Killiney Bay/Dalkey Island & Dublin/Wicklow coastline.

The Save Our Seafront Campaign are also involved.


Leaflet from the “Repudiate The Debt!” Campaign re bondholder bailout. November 2, 2011

A Leaflet from the “Repudiate The Debt!” Campaign which was issued in Carlow. It concerns the €700 million being handed over this week to unguaranteed and unsecured bond holders.
Many thanks to the sender.


Flyer for Occupy Dame Street March Saturday 22nd October 2011 #occupydamestreet October 21, 2011

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A Flyer for Occupy Dame Street March on Saturday 22nd October 2011.



“THINK -Thought Kills All Known Clerics. Dead.” – SAC poster from 1987 May 31, 2011

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First off many thanks to the sender. This poster is from a group called SAC and appeared over Dublin in the mid 80s (1987?) .
“THINK -Thought Kills All Known Clerics. Dead.” was a play on an ad for a popular detergent. The image also has nuns and priests going down the toilet.

More details about the poster and SAC in the clippings from Hot Press below the poster.



“No More Bailouts -Scrap The IMF EU Deal” Leaflet from Richard Boyd Barrett April 6, 2011

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A Leaflet from the Protest on the 6th April 2011 demanding a Referendum on the Bank Bailouts and the EU IMF Deal.
The Leaflet was issued by Richad Boyd Barrett


Anti Rod Licence Ad from the 1989 General Election urging a vote for anti Rod Licence candidates.

From the 1989 General Election an Ad from the Corrib Anglers and Boatmen against the controversial Rod Licence Legislation introduced by Fianna Fail. The Ad urges votes for  5 candidates who were against the Legislation.
In that 1989 Election, an Anti Rod Licence candidate, Frank Durcan ran in Mayo West polling a very respectable 5,187 votes.


‘Stop Bush’ poster and ‘When Bush Comes to Shove’ Anti-War Gig leaflet from 2004 visit of George Bush October 4, 2010

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From the brief 2004 visit of US President George W Bush to Ireland, a ‘Stop Bush’ poster and a leaflet urging a protest and advertising the ‘When Bush Comes to Shove’ Anti-War Gig in the Point. It was a decent line up with amongst others Mary Black, Kila, Christy Moore and Damien Rice.



“Rapists Out, Out, Out of ….” Poster from bus stop last week September 12, 2010

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I found this plastered to the bus stop last week and it has been put up fairly widely.
For legal reasons I’ve blacked out where it refers to as it may be a specific case.
I’m not sure who is behind it and am pretty sure it has nothing to do with Larry Murphy.


Posters from the protest at Tony Blairs Dublin Book Signing. September 6, 2010

A series of protest posters from Tony Blairs recent book signing in Dublin. Blair signed books in Easons and also appeared on The Late Late show on RTE. The protests caused him to cancel some further book signings.
Many thanks to the sender.



Flyer from Seamus Sherlock ESB Protester August 25, 2010

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A flyer from Seamus Sherlock who was protesting outside the ESBs HQ .Thanks to sender.
I Don’t know much about it other than what is on his Facebook page. ‘Seamus Sherlock ESB Protestor’
This week I protested outside ESB headquarters because ESB are disconnecting people who are making a genuine effort to pay their power bills. I am one of those people.

Despite clearing €1,100 off a bill for €2,261.00 (which came about as a result of years of underestimated bills), I contacted ESB to arrange a payments schedule. The €50.00 I offered to pay per week out of my €196.00 social welfare is not acceptable to them, they want €150.00 per week and are intent on cutting me off despite…


IPSCs “Boycott Israeli Apartheid” Leaflet distributed at Shamrock Rovers Vs Bnei Yehuda 2010 July 19, 2010

From the Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign a “Boycott Israeli Apartheid” Leaflet distributed outside Tallaght Stadium for the Shamrock Rovers Vs Bnei Yehuda 2010 Europa League Tie.



‘New Home Wanted For Fat Cat’ -ICTU ‘Better Fairer Way’ Campaign -February 2009 June 17, 2010

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An ICTU Poster of Fat Cat, part of ACT  ‘Better Fairer Way’ Campaign from February 2009.
Many thanks to the sender.


Irish Anti-War Movement poster for protest march to the Israeli Embassy on the 3rd of June 2010. June 1, 2010

A poster advertising the Irish Anti War Movements protest march from the Central Bank to the Israeli Embassy on the 3rd of June 2010. The march is to protest at the ‘Israeli massacre on Gaza Flotilla


Flyer for Rialto Anti War Group Meeting on June 3rd 2004 May 31, 2010

A flyer for a 2004 meeting of the Rialto Anti War Group, part of the Irish Anti War Movement, to be addressed by Sinéad Ní Bhroin and Raymond Deane.


Poster for Right to Work Campaigns 4th Rally – June 1st 2010 at the Dail May 26, 2010

A Poster for The Right to Work Campaigns 4th Rally to be held on June 1st 2010 at the Dail.


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