Irish Election Literature

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Leaflet from Tom O’Higgins – 1973 Presidential Election January 20, 2015


From the 1973 Presidential Election a leaflet from former Fine Gael TD Tom O’ Higgins who was running as The National Coalition Candidate. He was defeated by Fianna Fail candidate Erskine Childers.
Many thanks to the sender.
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From the 1966 Presidential Election an ‘O’Higgins For President’ advert from Woman’s Way magazine June 13, 2013

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From the 1966 Presidential Election an ‘O’Higgins For President’ advert from Woman’s Way magazine June 1966.
In the next issue they made a statement saying that this was an advert.
Many thanks to the sender.

ohigginsforpresident

 

Tom O’Higgins -Fine Gael -1966 Presidential Election October 20, 2011


A leaflet from Fine Gael candidate Tom O’Higgins from the 1966 Presidential Election where he lost to Eamon DeValera by just over 10,000 votes.
Many thanks to the sender.
(Apologies that the middle isn’t readable, should anyone have a better copy would love it.)

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Ad for Tom O’Higgins -Fine Gael -1973 Presidential Election January 12, 2011


From the 1973 Presidential Election an ad for the National Coalition (Fine Gael) candidate Tom O’Higgins who polled 587,771 votes losing out to Erskine Childers.
O’Higgins had also contested the 1966 Presidential Election where he lost to Eamon de Valera by just over 10,000 votes.
From the Galway advertiser

 

 
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