Irish Election Literature

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“Easter Rising 1916 -95th Commemoration 2011″ -Jim Walsh -Fianna Fail -2011 Seanad Election- Agricultural Panel June 14, 2011


A leaflet produced by Fianna Fail senator Jim Walsh during the 2011 Seanad Election campaign. Walsh was running for a seat on the Agricultural Panel. The “Easter Rising 1916 -95th Commemoration 2011″ theme is a picture of the executed leaders on the front, a speech given by Jim Walsh on Easter Sunday 1991, the 75th anniversary of the rising , with the Proclamation on the back of the leaflet.

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“9,233 Good Reasons to Vote For Me” -Pat Burton-Fine Gael- Agricultural Panel- 2011 Seanad Elections May 16, 2011


From the 2011 Seanad Elections a leaflet from Fine Gael candidate Pat Burton who was running for a seat on the Agricultural Panel. Cork based Burton failed to win a seat. The “9,233 Good Reasons to Vote For Me” refers to his General Election vote where Burton polled 7,072 first preferences in Cork North Central, his final total after transfers being 9,233 votes.

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Flyer from James Heffernan -Labour Party -Agricultural Panel- 2011 Seanad Elections May 12, 2011


From the 2011 Seanad Elections a flyer from Labour Party candidate James Heffernan who was running for a seat on the Agricultural Panel. The Limerick based Heffernan was elected (topping the poll I think).

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Brian Ó Domhnaill- Fianna Fail-Agricultural Panel -2011 Seanad Elections April 26, 2011


From the 2011 Seanad Elections a flyer from Brian Ó Domhnaill of Fianna Fail who is running for a seat on the Agricultural Panel. The Donegal based Ó Domhnaill missed out on a seat in the recnt Donegal South West By-Election and General Election.

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Eamon Scanlon – Fianna Fail- Agricultural Panel 2011 Seanad Elections April 25, 2011


From the 2011 Seanad Elections a flyer from Eamon Scanlon of Fianna Fail running for a seat on the Agricultural Panel. Scanlon was previously elected to the Seanad on the Agricultural Panel in 2002 before winning a Dail seat in 2007 in Sligo North Leitrim. He lost his seat in the 2011 General Election.
He resigned the party whip for a period in the Dail, in opposition to cuts in breast cancer services at Sligo General Hospital.

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Martin Mansergh- Fianna Fail- Agricultural Panel-2011 Seanad Elections April 21, 2011


From the 2011 Seanad Elections a leaflet from Martin Mansergh, Nominated by The Irish Thoroughbred Breeders Association, of Fianna Fail who is running for a seat on the Agricultural panel.
Mansergh wants “to help rebuild the country’s economy …” and “make Fianna Fail once more a force in Irish Politics and Government…” . He also tells the reader that he was the “Subject of a biography by Kevin Rafter“.
He also note that “I support all (legal) field Sports

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“With the Approval and Goodwill of Micheal Martin TD” -Denis O’Donovan-Fianna Fail- Agricultural Panel-2011 Seanad Election April 14, 2011


From the 2011 Seanad Election a leaflet from Fianna Fails Denis O’Donovan who is running for a seat on the Agricultural Panel. An outgoing Senator and former TD, O’Donovan came close to winning a seat at the General Election.
He has “With the Approval and Goodwill of Micheal Martin TD” on his leaflet, this despite not being on the list of 10 Fianna Fail candidates that Michael Martin is “asking electors to give their highest vote to in the upcoming election. .

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