Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

Noel Davern November 4, 2013

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Noel Davern passed away recently, I never met him, but he was one of the politicians who over the years took time to feed my habit. Not all politicians or parties are so kind.
I found this today as I was going through some boxes and sorting out leaflets, so thought it apt to post it.


Leaflet from Tom Hayes- Fine Gael -2000 Tipperary South By-Election January 8, 2013

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From the 2000 Tipperary South By-Election a leaflet for Fine Gael candidate Tom Hayes. Hayes polled a healthy 8,184 votes in a contest won by Seamus Healy. The By-Election was caused by the death of Labour TD Michael Ferris.
Hayes was elected to the Dail in 2002 and has held a seat since.



“Keeping in Touch” card from Mattie McGrath -Independent -Tipperary South January 31, 2012

A “Keeping in Touch” card from Independent TD for Tipperary South, Mattie McGrath with his by line of “Getting the work done”.



“Information leaflet on proposed Septic Tanks and Associated Charges” from Mattie McGrath -Independent -Tipperary South January 26, 2012

an “Information leaflet on proposed Septic Tanks and Associated Charges” from Independent TD for Tipperary South Mattie McGrath.
It explains the bill as well as various objections.



Tipperary North Local Election Results 1924 to 2009 , Tipp South 1974 to 2009 August 31, 2011

Another bunch of old Local Election Results previously unavailable online.
They are in excel format.
Many Thanks to the sender.

Tipperary North Riding Results 1925 to 2009

Tipperary South Riding Results 1974 to 2009

More Old Local Election Results are posted and linked to Here


Strange Card from Mattie McGrath -Independent -Tipperary South February 23, 2011

From the final days of the 2011 General Election campaign, A strange postcard from Independent Mattie McGrath with the message “Do not Be Misled” and “I Need your number One vote”.
many thanks to the sender.



Now with extra glint in the glasses …Mattie McGrath “Getting the Work Done” -Independent -Tipperary South February 21, 2011

A 2011 General Election Flyer from Independent ex Fianna Fail candidate Mattie McGrath running in Tipperary South/West Waterford. Matties slogan is “Getting the Work Done” and the sunglasses are getting darker and even have a glint in them.
many thanks to the sender.


Flyer for Michael Browne -Sinn Fein- Tipperary South February 12, 2011

From the 2011 General election campaign a Flyer for Michael Browne the Sinn Fein candidate in Tipperary South.


Flyer for Michael Murphy -Fine Gael- Tipperary South 2011 General Election February 6, 2011

From the 2011 General Election campaign a flyer for Fine Gael Tipperary South candidate Michael Murphy. Clonmel based Murphy was fisrt elected to the county Council in 2009.
His Website.
many thanks to the sender.


Ad for Martin Mansergh-Fianna Fail -Tipperary South 2011 General Election February 5, 2011

Ad ad for Fianna Fail TD Martin Mansergh running in Tipperary South in the 2011 General Election.
Hes hardly refering to constituency colleague Mattie McGrath when he writes “Tipperary North needs widely respected and reliable representatives in the next Dail…..“.
many thanks to the sender.


“In Nobody’s Pocket” -Seamus Healy-Independent(ULA) -2011 GE Tipperary South February 3, 2011

First off many thanks to the sender. An ad for Seamus Healy of the Clonmel Workers and Unemployed Action Group (United Left Alliance) running in South Tipperary.


Ad for Seamus Healy- WUAG (ULA) -Tipperary South -2011 General Election January 27, 2011

From the 2011 General Election an ad for Workers and Unemployed Movement (United Left Alliance) candidate Seamus Healy running in Tipperary South. Healy, who lost his seat in the 2007 election, is seen as having a great chance of regaining it this time around.
Many thanks to the sender.


Ad for Phil Prendergast -Labour -Tipperary South January 26, 2011

Firstly many thanks to the sender. An ad for Labour candidate Phil Prendergast running in South Tipperary. Clonmel based Prendergast is tipped by many for a seat and has been active in the campaign to save Clonmel Hospital.


Independent Mattie McGraths Election Newsletter -2011 General Election Tipperary South

First off many thanks to the sender who braved it to enter Matties ‘information centre’ to get the pics.
Mattie has left the green of Fianna Fail and gone the Blue and Gold of Tipp, the same colours used by Michael Lowry leaflets.
Mattie wants to save Clonmel hospital, has himself pictured with Brian Lenihan, Marie Hoctor and others.
Hopefully further Mattie stuff coming this way over the course of the campaign.
No word yet if Mattie has a campaign song to match his 2007 opus.



Leaflet for Seamus Healy -WUAG -Tipperary South 2011 General Election January 2, 2011

A leaflet for the forthcoming General election from Seamus Healy of The Workers and Unemployed Action Group (WUAG).
The Clonmel based WUAG was founded in 1985 and Healy has been a Councillor for the majority of the time since. It currently has five councillors Seamus Healy, Billy Shoer ,Pat English, Brian O’Donnell and Teresa Ryan on Clonmel UDC. Martin Henzey was elected to Carrick on Suir Town Council in 2009. It also has two county Councillors.
It is contesting the forthcoming General Election as part of the United Left Alliance. It has been to the forefront of the campaign to Save Clonmel Hospital.
Apologies for the size of the print.



Mattie McGrath Spring 2009 Newsletter September 25, 2010

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From Spring 2009 the Newsletter of Fianna Fail rebel Mattie McGrath.
Front page below.
I’ve uploaded the full Newsletter HERE

Reading the Newsletter you’d swear he was in opposition at the time. (a common trend among recent FF back bencher output)


From the 2007 Election….. FF hunting Rebel Mattie McGraths Campaign Song June 30, 2010

mattie McGraths song.

From the 2007 General Election, one of the campaign songs from Fianna Fail candidate in Tipperary South Mattie McGrath.

Then the Song.. …sung by Pierce Buckley.



Richie Molloy, Peadar O’Donnell -Progressive Democrats -2007 GE Tipperary South June 26, 2010

From the 2007 General Election, Progressive Democrat candidates in Tipperary South Richie Molloy and Peadar O’Donnell.
Clonmel based Molloy polled 364 votes and O’Donnell polled 177 votes.
In the 2009 local elections Richie Molloy was elected to Tipperary South Riding County Council running for Fianna Fail.
On Peadar O’Donnell is down as having run for the Workers Party in the 1991 Local Elections. Some conversion from WP to PD.



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