Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

“The amazing Student Grant Circus” flyer from Sinn Féin June 5, 2014

Filed under: Sinn Fein — irishelectionliterature @ 8:37 pm
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Not quite sure exactly when this eye catching Sinn Fein “Student Grant Circus” flyer is from but it asks for the student grant to be doubled.
Many thanks to the sender
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“Students and Sinn Fein” Leaflet from 1983 August 20, 2012

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“Students and Sinn Fein” a leaflet issued by the Sinn Fein Youth Department explaining Sinn Feins policies, their support for the IRA and issues that impact students. It also has a cartoon of a ‘Quite short history of Ireland’ on the front.
Thanks to those who dated the leaflet for me as being from 1983.
Many thanks to the sender.

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‘Pot Noodle’ postcard from Sinn Féin protesting at delays in the payment of student grants January 18, 2012

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From 2010 a great post card issued by Sinn Féin protesting at delays in the payment of student grants.
Many thanks to the sender.

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1990 Leaflet on Overcrowding in College from The Workers Party May 25, 2010


From 1990 a leaflet on Overcrowding in College produced by The Workers Party.
Presumably a lot of it is still relevant today.
Overcrowding demonstrably affects us all, regardless of place of study, and in all aspects of our student-life: lectures, libraries, catering, accommodation and safety. The greatest irony, however, is that the increased pressures placed on students by overcrowding may well lead to increased failure-rates and ultimately decreased graduate numbers!

The Workers’ Party believes education is not a luxury. It is vital for our economic growth, for a healthy political democracy and for the future well-being of our society. We are totally opposed to all cutbacks, either direct or indirect, in the education system.

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“Are you Being Served?” -Young Fine Gael give out about the Banks in 1990. January 29, 2010


“Are you Being Served?” ask Young Fine Gael in 1990. The Banks should look after students, giving them loans, according to Young Fine Gael around 1990.
In my day the banks looked after students by giving them a free fiver when they opened an account.
I’m sure the banks parsimony changed with the Celtic Tiger, Students were probably given mortgages by the banks then!

 

 
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