Irish Election Literature

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Flyer for Sean Ardagh, Sonny Knowles, Gerrard Mullally and Seamus McGowan -Fianna Fail -Terenure -1985 Local Elections March 24, 2014


From the 1985 Local Elections a flyer for Sean Ardagh, the ultimate celebrity candidate Sonny Knowles, Gerrard Mullally and Seamus McGowan who were running for Fianna Fail in Terenure. Sean Ardagh and Seamus McGowan were both elected. I’ve included the result below also.
Many thanks to the sender.
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Sean Walsh, Chris Flood Dublin South West -1987 GE September 16, 2009


The 1987 General Election- Dublin South West.  This is the Leaflet of  Chris Flood and the late Sean Walsh.
Colm McGrath, recently charged with corruption is pictured as one of the Support Team on the back of the leaflet.
(Tony Fox leaflet : http://wp.me/pDoVn-31b and Don Lydon leaflet http://wp.me/pDoVn-FX)

Sean Walsh  ‘who has a long record of dedicated public service” and “is totally committed to the needs of his constituency through his council involvement, his Dail experience  and his local knowledge” came to the attention of the Planning Tribunals.    ….. “his council involvement ……. and his local knowledge” served him well in certain quarters. The Park opposite ‘The Square’ is named after him.

Chris Flood who had his name mentioned in the Tribunals also, “worked unstintingly in the interests of residents…..” etc etc

One or two of the “Support Team” pictured, of John Hannon, Jim Barry, Padraig Lynch, Colm McGrath, Seamus McGowan and Sean Ardagh, have also got a mention at the Tribunals.

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