Irish Election Literature

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Sean Clerkin-Christian Principles Party – ‘Jobs For Youth – Not Condoms’ September 9, 2009


The Christian Principles Party, one of the many ‘Right wing Catholic Parties’ to spring up since Fianna Fail started showing liberal tendencies.
This is from the 1991 Local Elections where Sean Clerkin narrowly missed out on winning a seat, polling over 1,000 votes in the Drumcondra ward!
‘Jobs for Youth-Not Condoms’ has to be one of the worst election slogans ever.
There is all these Christian messages and then we find that Sean is a GAA man who jumped on the Italia 90/Euro 88 bandwagon and is ‘an enthusiastic supporter of Jack’s Irish Soccer team’

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6 Responses to “Sean Clerkin-Christian Principles Party – ‘Jobs For Youth – Not Condoms’”

  1. [...] the 1991 Local Elections…. The full leaflet This has to be one of the corniest Slogans ever The front of a recent Sinn Fein anti [...]

  2. [...] Clerkin (a discovery by the Irish election literature blog site) stood in the local elections in Dublin in 1991 and came close to winning a seat for the Christian [...]

  3. Ross Says:

    I don’t agree with his environmental policies but I do agree with his compensation for the stay at home wife policies.

  4. [...] General Election (and the 1991 Local Elections) was the first sight we had of parties such as the Christian Principles Party, Christain Centreist and a plethora of Pro Life Independents. The Christian Solidarity Party, [...]

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  6. […] the same person who ran in 1991 with the slogan ‘Jobs for Youth – Not Condoms’ (Leaflet here) Apologies if anyone is offended but the leaflet illustrates the type of material public […]


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