Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

Fianna Fail 1981 General Election-Sean Doherty , Terry Leyden -Roscommon May 21, 2010

From the 1981 General Election a leaflet fro Fianna Fail candidates Sean Doherty and Terry Leyden.
At the start of a decade where emigration was rife Haughey writes…
• That the best possible Educational. Recreational and Employment Opportunities will he provided for our young people.

Hitting out at Liberal Ireland he writes…
That the traditional values and standards of our society, which are under threat. will be defended and preserved.
and that
Fianna Fail is the only party that can be trusted to cherish and safeguard the traditional values and ideals of the Irish people



Rachel Doherty -Fianna Fail -2009 LE -Boyle Roscommon March 28, 2010

From the 2009 local elections, Fianna Fail candidate Rachel Doherty running in the Boyle electoral area.
Rachel Doherty , daughter of former Fianna Fail TD and minister Sean Doherty, was first elected in 2004 and was returned again in 2009.
(With thanks to Liam Byrne)



Michael Finneran – Fianna Fail Longford-Roscommon 1992 October 21, 2009

Michael Finneran on his first attempt for the Dail in 1992. It was in the new  Longford-Roscommon constituency.
He was part of very strong Fianna Fail ticket with Sean Doherty, Terry Leydon and Albert Reynolds.  He finished the fourth of the Fianna Fail ticket.


Sean Doherty/Mark Killilea Fianna Fail Connaught-Ulster Euro 89 September 29, 2009

Sean Doherty and Mark Killilea from the 1989 Euro Elections. Killilea was elected. Doherty will always be associated with the phone tapping scandal and later on that interview on Nighthawks’ that led in part to Haugheys downfall…. and yes I did pick the second leaflet off the ground.




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