Irish Election Literature

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From 2002 A Statement from The UCD ex-SWP group – Socialist Alternative May 29, 2020

In 2002 The UCD branch of the Socialist Workers’ Party decided to leave the main party and re-name themselves Socialist Alternative. They released a lengthy Statement as to their reasons why.
I’ve scanned and uploaded it in pdf here
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Flyer for a 1995 UCD Militant Labour meeting addressed by Tommy Sheridan August 27, 2016

From 1995 , a leaflet for a UCD Militant Labour meeting to be addressed by then Scottish Militant Labour Councillor Tommy Sheridan.
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1967 issue of “Comment” magazine from the Universities Branch of The Labour Party edited by Ruairi Quinn July 2, 2014

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From 1967 an issue of “Comment” a magazine/ Newsletter produced by the “Universities Branch of The Labour Party Earlsfort Terrace Dublin”. This issue is edited by Ruairi Quinn. There are various articles including the editorial on “Labour and Coalition” , some poetry, a Message from Brendan Corish, an article on development and planning, a piece on Cuba.
It is 32 pages long so
I have uploaded it in pdf ,Comment1967
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Loughlin Deegan -Fianna Fail -Rathmines 1999 March 13, 2010

From the 1999 local Elections in Rathmines, former UCD Students Union President Loughlin Deegan running for Fianna Fail. Loughlin Deegan polled 588 votes.



Paul McNulty – NUI Seanad 1989 February 23, 2010

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From the 1989 NUI Seanad Election, UCD Agriculture Professor Paul McNulty. He just missed out on winning a seat. He stood again in 1992 but again just fell short.


Loughlin Deegan, Michael Donnelly- Fianna Fail -Rathmines 1999 Local Elections February 10, 2010

From the 1999 local elections in Rathmines ward. A flyer for Fianna Fail Candidates Loughlin Deegan and Michael Donnelly.
Loughlin Deegan a former President of the UCD students Union,
Michael Donnelly a former Lord Mayor and long serving councillor.
Michael Donnelly was elected.


Leaflet from Diarmuid Coogan- NUI Seanad 1989 September 11, 2009

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A Leaflet from Diarmuid Coogan an Ex UCD Student Union leader who ran for  the Seanad in 1989.





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