Irish Election Literature

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New leaflet from Cillian Griffey -Fine Gael – Ennis -2014 Local Elections April 3, 2014

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From the 2014 Local Elections a second leaflet from Cillian Griffey who is running in the Ennis LEA for a seat on Clare County Council.
The Campaign Facebook Page
He is on Twitter @CillianGriffey
His website
Many thanks to the sender.

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Leaflet for Bill Slattery -Fine Gael -West Clare -2014 Local Elections February 4, 2014

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A leaflet from Bill Slattery who is running for Fine Gael in West Clare. Lanhinch based he was co-opted onto Clare County Council in 2011.
Many thanks to the sender.

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Leaflet from Cillian Griffey -Fine Gael -Ennis – 2014 Local Elections January 14, 2014

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From the 2014 Local Elections a leaflet from Cillian Griffey who is running in the Ennis LEA for a seat on Clare County Council.
His website
Many thanks to the sender.

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Leaflet from Gerry Walshe -New Ireland Party- Clare 2011 General Election December 11, 2012


From the 2011 General Election, a leaflet from Gerry Walshe who was running as an Independent / New Ireland Party candidate in Clare. Walshe polled 328 votes.
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“Stand up to Britain -Vote McAllister -Vote the prisoners No. 1″- Tom McAllister -H Block -Clare 1981 General Election August 29, 2012

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From the 1981 General Election a poster for H-Block candidate Tom McAllister who was running in Clare. “Stand up to Britain -Vote T. McAllister -Vote the prisoners No. 1″
McAllister (an INLA prisoner) polled 2,120 votes.
Many thanks to the sender

 

Leaflet from Joe O’Connell- Sinn Fein – Feb 1982 General Election -Clare August 17, 2012

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From the February 1982 General Election a leaflet from Sinn Fein candidate Joe O’Connell running in Clare. O’Connell, then a prisoner in Parkhurst Jail polled 1,233 votes.
More on him here

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From 1917 “A Message to the electors of East Clare from the people of Limerick… Vote for Eamonn De Valera” August 8, 2012


Two wonderful leaflets for Eamon De Valera from the 1917 East Clare by election. One “A Message to the electors of East Clare from the people of Limerick” and the other “Dr O’Dwyer at Limerick 14th Sept., 1916″. De Valera defeated Patrick Lynch to win the seat. (telegram sent by De Valera to his wife with the result)
Via the Limerick City Museum Site …. (credit to Brian Hodkinson, Museum Curator) Many Thanks.

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“Which? Vote for de Valera, a Felon of our land.” – Eamon De Valera Poster from the 1917 East Clare By Election July 25, 2012


Via the Limerick City Museum Site …. (credit to Brian Hodkinson, Museum Curator) , a wonderful 1917 East Clare bye election poster for Eamon De Valera.

Which? Vote for de Valera, a Felon of our land.The two candidates in the 1917 East Clare bye election depicted as prisoner and prosecutor. de Valera in Volunteer uniform, stands in the dock as prosecutor Lynch points to him while a judge in a top hat writes out a death sentence. Printed on one side only.

 

Leaflets from Eamon De Valera 1917 East Clare by-election September 1, 2011


Leaflets from Eamon De Valera from the historic 1917 East Clare by-election campaign. De Valera defeated Patrick Lynch of the Irish Party. Many thanks to the sender.
There are details and background to the campaign here

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“Rebuilding Shannon” -Leaflet from Joe Carey -Fine Gael -Clare 2011 General Election June 1, 2011


From the 2011 General Election a Leaflet from Clare Fine Gael candidate Joe Carey. The leaflet is concerned with the Future of Shannon Airport and the region. Joe Carey was elected.

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Tony Mulcahy -Fine Gael- Labour Panel -2011 Seanad Elections April 27, 2011


From the 2011 Senad Elections a flyer from Fine Gael candidate Tony Mulcahy who is running for a seat on the Labour Panel. Shannon based Mulcahy , stood in the 2011 and 2007 General Elections in Clare without success.

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Flyer for Brian Markham- Independent -Clare 2011 General Election February 26, 2011

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from the 2011 General Election a flyer for Independent candidate Brian Markham who was running in Clare.

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“Muppets Out!” -Video from Ann Cronin- Independent – Clare February 22, 2011


“Muppets Out!” an unusual Video from Independent Ann Cronin who is running in Clare

 

Vote No 1 Dr John Hillery -Fianna Fail -Clare -2011 General Election January 26, 2011


Many thanks to the sender. A leaflet from Dr John Hillery running for Fianna Fail in Clare in the 2011 General Election. Hillery is a son of former president Patrick Hillery and also a cousin of former TD and senator Brian Hillery. (apologies for the size of the text)

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Manifesto for Jim Connolly -Independent -Clare 2011 General Election December 21, 2010

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This is the cover of a 52 page booklet produced by Jim Connolly an Independent candidate for the forthcoming General Election in Clare.
The full booklet can be downloaded from HERE

His website

 

Éamon de Valera -’We Got Him Out To Put Him In’ poster August 16, 2010


Was sent this image. I presume from the 1917 General Election a poster for Eamon De Valera. The slogan of ‘We Got Him Out To Put Him In’ is excellent.

 

Michael McNamara -Independent -2009 European Elections North-West June 9, 2010


From the 2009 European Elections a leaflet for Independent candidate Michael McNamara running in the North West constituency. He polled 12,744 votes.
More info on the candidate and his ideas can be read at the reform.ie website.

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Madeleine Taylor-Quinn- Fine Gael- Seanad 2002 November 26, 2009


Madeleine Taylor-Quinn from the 2002 Seanad election. She had firs been elected to the Dail in 1981, lost her seat in Feb 1982
before regaining it in the November 82 election. She Lost her seat in 1992 and has failed to regain it since.
She has also stood in European elections for Fine Gael.
One little thing here…She notes that she ‘Fully resigned teaching post when first elected…’

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