Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

From the 1943 General Election Patrick Murphy and his donkey named Pansey canvassing for Labour. December 9, 2014

Many thanks to the sender who notes…
“The man with the Top Hat is Patrick Murphy and his donkey named Pansey.
The photo is from the 1943 General election for Dublin County constituency and the Tunney was Jim or James Tunney (elected to the Dáíl in 1943 & lost his seat in 1944 it was the only occasion he was elected to the Dáil, was also in Seanad & Cllr.) father of Jim Tunney who later became Lord Mayor of Dublin & FF TD for Dublin North West . His Grandson also Jim is an optician in Finglas. Liam Cosgrave Snr & Henry Dockrell were elected for FG in that election & Sean Brady & Patrick J Fogarty for FF.



Email from Dominic Hannigan to Labour Members regarding “Referendum on Irish Water” November 5, 2014

Filed under: Labour Party,Water Rates — irishelectionliterature @ 1:41 pm
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An email sent to Labour Party Members from Dominic Hannigan asking if members wanted a Referendum on Irish Water or not.
Email available here
Many Thanks to the sender


Leaflet from Pamela Kearns -Labour -2014 Dublin South West By Election October 9, 2014

A leaflet from Pamela Kearns who is running for Labour in the 2014 Dublin South West By Election.




Leaflet from John Kelly -Labour -2014 Roscommon South Leitrim By-Election September 25, 2014

A leaflet from Senator John Kelly who is running for Labour in the 2014 Roscommon South Leitrim By-Election.
Many Thanks to the sender.



Leaflet from Sean O’Moore , Frank Robbins -National Labour Party -1948 General Election- Dublin North East September 13, 2014

From the 1948 General Election a leaflet from Sean O’Moore and Frank Robbins who were running for the National Labour Party in Dublin North East. Both candidates were veterans of 1916. Sean O’Moore polled 440 votes and Frank Robbins polled 476 votes. Neither were elected.
Many thanks to the sender.



Leaflet from Pat Carroll, Griff Cashman, Pat Lacey , Jimmy Somers- Labour Party -1974 Local Elections -Cabra Arran Quay August 11, 2014

From the 1974 Local Elections a Leaflet from Pat Carroll (husband of Joan Burton), Griff Cashman, Pat Lacey and Jimmy Somers who were running for The Labour Party in Area Number 4 Cabra / Arran Quay for a seat on Dublin Corporation. Pat Carroll was elected polling 1,109 votes. The other candidates were unsuccessful Jimmy Somers polled 1,268, Griff Cashman 554 and Pat Lacey 422 votes.
The leaflet contains some interesting policies on Housing for The City.
Many thanks to the sender.



“Wings of Death” 1948 Labour Party Leaflet re TB sufferers July 30, 2014

Filed under: Labour Party — irishelectionliterature @ 11:29 am
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From the 1948 General Election Campaign a Labour Party leaflet “Wings of Death” attacking Fianna Fails spending on Aircraft rather than on TB sufferers.




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