Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

Niamh Bhreathnach -Labour Party -Dun Laoghaire 1992 General Election May 20, 2010

From the 1992 General Election a leaflet from Labour Party candidate Niamh Bhreathnach running in Dun Laoghaire.
buoyed by the Spring Tide, she was elected on the first count. It was her only term as a TD. She did however serve as Minister of Education and will be remembered for the abolition of third level fees.
She lost her seat in 1997 and again failed in 2002. She is still a councillor.



Eithne Fitzgerald -Labour Party -Dublin South 1992 General Election April 16, 2010

From the 1992 General Election in Dublin South, Labour Party Candidate Eithne Fitzgerald. In the Spring Tide She topped the poll with 17,256 votes , 28.94% of the vote with almost a surplus to spare.
It was Eithne Fitzgeralds fifth attempt at winning a Dail Seat. She lost her seat in 1997 and failed to regain it in 2002.
In her Dail term, She served as minister of State  at the Department of Finance, before moving to Minister of State at the Office of the Tánaiste and Minister of State at the Department of Enterprise and Employment.
She is married to John Fitzgerald son of former Fine Gael leader and Taoiseach Garret Fitzgerald.



“Let’s Make Ireland Work” – Labour Party 1992 ‘Spring Tide’ Election. February 8, 2010

An election flyer from The Labour Party in the 1992 General Election Campaign. With Dick Spring so popular the slogan is smaller and the picture of Dick dominates the page.
Looking back quite a few of the aims were done between 1992 and 1997.



Fianna Fail 1992 -‘Hard Labour’ leaflet. September 13, 2009

A pre election Attack by an Albert led Fianna Fail on future coalition partners Labour.  They attacked Labour a lot during that campaign… they must have seen the ‘Spring Tide’ coming.


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