Irish Election Literature

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“Bin The Charges!” -2002 General Election leaflet from Eric Byrne -Labour -Dublin South Central June 12, 2015

From the run up to the 2002 General Election “Bin The Charges!” a leaflet from Eric Byrne of Labour who was running in Dublin South Central. He polled 4,159 votes and lost out on a seat.
The leaflets includes the lines….

“Be warned: the same politicians who brought you rubbish charges are planning to introduce new water charges and other service charges in the future.”
“You know where I stand on these issues. I have been opposed to service charges long before this general election.”

Many thanks to the sender.




1971 letter from Labour TD Barry Desmond to Constituents June 4, 2015

Filed under: Dun Laoghaire,Labour Party — irishelectionliterature @ 6:56 am
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From October 1971 a letter from then Labour TD for Dun Laoghaire , Barry Desmond to constituents.


“Vote Yes …A Chance to treat everyone Equally” leaflet from Labour May 16, 2015

A “Vote Yes …A Chance to treat everyone Equally” leaflet from the Labour Party.




“Vote Yes ..Let’s treat everyone equally” Marriage Equality Referendum leaflet from Labour April 19, 2015

“Vote Yes ..Let’s treat everyone equally” Marriage Equality Referendum leaflet from Labour in Cork. The leaflet features Kathleen Lynch.
Many thanks to the sender



Leaflet from William Quinn -Labour -2015 Carlow Kilkenny By Election April 6, 2015

A leaflet from Councillor William Quinn who is running for The Labour Party in the Carlow Kilkenny By-Election.
Many Thanks to the sender.



Leaflet from Sean Fitzpatrick, Tom O’Brien, Donal O’Sullivan -Labour – Dublin County South- 1969 General Election March 24, 2015

From the 1969 General Election a leaflet from Labour Party Dublin County South Candidates Sean Fitzpatrick, Tom O’Brien and Donal O’Sullivan. The leaflet also shows the policies of Labour for that 1969 Election. None of the three were elected. Donal O’Sullivan polled 2,300 votes, Sean Fitzpatrick 1814 and Tom O’Brien 830 votes.




Flyer for the 2016 Labour Party Conference In Killarney February 26, 2015

Filed under: Labour Party — irishelectionliterature @ 11:28 am
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A flyer for members with details of the Labour Party Conference in Killarney this weekend. It also has a message from Party leader Joan Burton on the front.
Many thanks to the sender.




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