Irish Election Literature

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Leaflet from Máire Kirrane – The National Party (Catholic Democrats) -1997 General Election -Dublin South East July 31, 2014


From the 1997 General Election a leaflet from Máire Kirrane who was running for The National Party which had been founded by Nora Bennis in the wake of her run in the 1994 European Elections. They are now called The Catholic Democrats and Theresa Heaney ran for them in the 2014 European Elections
Máire Kirrane polled 1,169 votes and missed out on a seat.
Many thanks to the sender.
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“Wings of Death” 1948 Labour Party Leaflet re TB sufferers July 30, 2014

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From the 1948 General Election Campaign a Labour Party leaflet “Wings of Death” attacking Fianna Fails spending on Aircraft rather than on TB sufferers.

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Flyer from Eileen Lemass -Fianna Fail -1982 Dublin West By Election July 29, 2014

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From the 1982 Dublin West By-Election a flyer from Fianna Fail candidate Eileen Lemass. Although topping the poll with over 17,000 votes it was Fine Gael candidate Liam Skelly that won the seat. The By-Election was caused by Dick Burke of Fine Gael being appointed as EU Commissioner.
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From “Iris Fianna Fail” Winter 1975 …”Women -Why We Need More of Them in Politics”

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From the winter 1975 edition of “Iris Fianna Fail” an article “Women -Why We Need More of Them in Politics”.
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Programme for the 1987 Fianna Fail ‘Dinnéar An Taoisigh’ with Prizes, Menu and Cigars

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The Programme for the 1987 Cairde Fail ‘Dinnéar An Taoisigh’ held in The Burlington Hotel. Includes a list of raffle prizes and menu (which includes cigars after the tea and coffee) and a page for Autographs (alas this page is empty).
Many thanks to the sender.
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“Dublin’s Only Elected MEP” -Richie Ryan -Fine Gael -1984 European Elections July 24, 2014

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From the 1984 European Elections a leaflet from Richie Ryan who was running for Fine Gael in Dublin. The leaflet is very much European and International focused. It also contains a picture of Ryan with Pope John Paul II . Many thanks to the sender.
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From 2009 “North Tipperary Ogra Monthly News” – Ogra Fianna Fail July 22, 2014

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From 2009 an edition of “North Tipperary Ógra Monthly News” the newsletter of North Tipperary Ógra Fianna Fail.
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