Irish Election Literature

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1997 General Election leaflet attacking all the other Left wing parties from the Dublin Spartacist Group October 30, 2014

Filed under: Spartacist — irishelectionliterature @ 9:04 pm
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From the 1997 General Election a leaflet attacking all the other Left wing parties from the Dublin Spartacist Group. Click on the front page below or or here to launch it in pdf format. (its four pages so shouldn’t be that big)
Many thanks to the sender.
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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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“The Real Party of The Environment … Progressive Democrats” -Michael McDowell -1997 General Election- Dublin South East July 12, 2014


“The Real Party of The Environment” a leaflet from Michael McDowell of The Progressive Democrats from the 1997 General Election. Despite the leaflet McDowell lost his seat with John Gormley of  The Green Party winning a seat instead. As the Greens were making progress in the polls, in elections between 1997 and 2007 all parties tried to show off their environmental credentials.
Many thanks to the sender.
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“Hello!” magazine style canvass card from Aidan O’Connor -Fine Gael -Kerry South -1997 General Election December 15, 2013

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From the 1997 General Election a “Hello!” magazine style canvass card from Aidan O’Connor who was running for Fine Gael in Kerry South. He polled 3,041 votes and failed to win a seat. After the General Election he was appointed to the Seanad where he served for a number of months until the next Seanad convened.
Other magazine inspired leaflets include … Alan Shatters ‘Time’ Magazine and Labour Youths “The Sunday Independerant”
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“A Good T.D.” Flyer from Eamon Gilmore -Democratic Left -1997 General Election….. September 9, 2013


The site is Four years old today….
have had 750,230 page views…..
have an exhibition planned for early next year…..
The first thing I posted…..
An Eamon Gilmore Flyer from the 1997 General Election when he was running for the Democratic Left in Dun Laoghaire.

 

1997 Leaflet from Mary Hanafin -Fianna Fail -Dun Laoghaire July 18, 2013

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From the 1997 General Election a leaflet from Fianna Fails Mary Hanafin, who was running in Dun Laoghaire. It covers the issues of the time. She was elected.

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From 1997 Jackie Healy Rae ‘surfing the super info highway’ June 29, 2013


A lovely newspaper clip I was sent of Jackie Healy Rae ‘surfing the super info highway’ during the 1997 General Election campaign in Kerry South. Healy Rae was elected, topping the poll with 7,220 votes.
Many thanks to the sender
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