Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

From 2005 issue 7 of the Ogra Fianna Fail Newsletter ‘Grassroots’ December 18, 2014

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From 2005 issue 7 of the Ogra Fianna Fail Newsletter ‘Grassroots’ . Uploaded in pdf here or click on the image to launch.
Other issues of ‘Grassroots’ are posted here


Leaflet from Sean Walsh -Sinn Fein The Workers’ Party -1977 General Election – Carlow Kilkenny

From the 1977 General Election a leaflet from Sean Walsh of Sinn Fein The Workers Party running in Carlow Kilkenny. He polled 1666 votes and missed out on a seat.




“Oppose Privatisation of Water and Publicly owned Bus Services” leaflet from the NBRU December 15, 2014

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An “Oppose Privatisation of Water and Publicly owned Bus Services” leaflet from the National Bus and Rail Union. They were on trains nationally on December 10th (the day of the big Water March)
Many thanks to the sender.
NBRU Privatisation leaflet 2014


1954 General Election Leaflet for Patrick Crotty, Joseph Hughes and Thomas Fielding -Fine Gael – Carlow Kilkenny December 12, 2014

From the 1954 General Election a leaflet showing the price rises under Fianna Fail since the Inter Party Government left office in 1951. Two of the three Fine Gael candidates in Carlow Kilkenny were elected. Patrick Crotty and Joseph Hughes. Thomas Fielding failed to win a seat. Result here


Christmas Newsletter from Cormac Devlin – Fianna Fail – Dun Laoghaire December 10, 2014

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The December 2014 Newsletter from Fianna Fail Dun Laoghaire Councillor Cormac Devlin.
His Website
Many thanks to the sender.



From the 1943 General Election Patrick Murphy and his donkey named Pansey canvassing for Labour. December 9, 2014

Many thanks to the sender who notes…
“The man with the Top Hat is Patrick Murphy and his donkey named Pansey.
The photo is from the 1943 General election for Dublin County constituency and the Tunney was Jim or James Tunney (elected to the Dáíl in 1943 & lost his seat in 1944 it was the only occasion he was elected to the Dáil, was also in Seanad & Cllr.) father of Jim Tunney who later became Lord Mayor of Dublin & FF TD for Dublin North West . His Grandson also Jim is an optician in Finglas. Liam Cosgrave Snr & Henry Dockrell were elected for FG in that election & Sean Brady & Patrick J Fogarty for FF.



“Ireland R.I.P.” Playing Cards from The Irish Daily Star 30th September 2010

To mark the second anniversary of the Bank Guarantee The Irish Daily Star produced a set of playing cards with quotes from many involved in The Crash. Bertie Ahern, Brian Cowen, Sean Dunne, Patrick Honohan, David Drumm, Patrick Neary are among the many included. A reminder of the time.
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