Irish Election Literature

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“Apartment Living” newsletter from Oisín Ó hAlmhain -Green Party -Ballyfermot/Drimnagh 2014 Local Elections January 7, 2014


A newsletter for apartment dwellers “Apartment Living” produced by Green Party 2014 Local Election candidate in Ballyfermot/Drimnagh Oisín Ó hAlmhain.
His website

His Twitter

Many thanks to the sender.
oisinohappart1

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Ad for Aoife ni Dhonnchadha -Fianna Fail Local Area Rep – Crumlin,Kimmage, Walkinstown,Terenure and Harolds Cross March 4, 2013


An Ad for Aoife Ni Dhonnchadha a Fianna Fail Local Area Rep for Crumlin,Kimmage, Walkinstown,Terenure and Harolds Cross.
Many thanks to the sender
nidhonnochadha

 

Leaflet from Pat Upton -Labour Party -1992 General Election Dublin South Central July 17, 2012


From the 1992 General Election a leaflet from Labour Party candidate Pat Upton. Upton topped the poll with 11,923 and was elected on the first count. He was reelected in 1997 before his untimely passing at the age of 54 in 1999.
Many thanks to the sender.

 

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From 1997 an Anti Property Tax leaflet from Cáit Keane -PD (Now FG)-Dublin South Central June 26, 2012


From the 1997 General Election a leaflet from then Progressive Democrat Councillor (and now Fine Gael Senator) Cáit Keane urging voters to “Support Cllr Cáit Keane’s campaign to repeal family home tax in Dublin South Central.
At the time she argued that it was ‘unfair’ , ‘Anti-Family’ and ‘Anti-Dublin’.
In this 1997 Election she polled 2,031 votes and failed to win a seat.
Some other Anti Property Tax leaflets from the then….
One from Olivia Mitchell and one from Fine Gael.
Many thanks to the sender.

 

Flyer from Frank Cluskey -Labour -1965 General Election Dublin South Central May 13, 2012


From the 1965 General Election a flyer for Labour candidate then Councillor Frank Cluskey. Cluskey was elected with 7,098 votes and was later to become a Minister and Leader of the Labour Party.
Some 1984 Material from Frank Cluskey

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Leaflet with details of Dart Underground going to Inchicore -Philip Nolan -Fine Gael -2009 Local Elections -Ballyfermot Drimnagh March 19, 2012


From the 2009 Local Elections a leaflet from Fine Gael candidate in Ballyfermot / Drimnagh , Philip Nolan. The leaflet details plans for the DART Underground and the possibility of it going to Inchicore.
Philip Nolan polled 783 votes and failed to win a seat.

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“Rising Crime Must Be Tackled” -Aengus O’Snodaigh Leaflet from 2008 March 4, 2012

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“Rising Crime Must Be Tackled” a leaflet from Sinn Fein Dublin South Central TD Aengus O’Snodaigh. I think its from 2008 (although it could be 2007). Pictured beside him is the Sinn Fein Councillor Louise Minihan who has since joined Éirígí.

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Guide to Budget 2012 from Henry Upton -Labour Party Dublin South Central February 13, 2012


A guide to Budget 2012 from Dublin south Cantral based Labour Councillor Henry Upton.

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“Mulcahy Calls For Crackdown On Loutish Behaviour” -Michael Mulcahy -Fianna Fail 2005 February 9, 2012


A 2005 leaflet from then Fianna Fail TD for Dublin South Central Michael Mulcahy with the catchy headline of “Mulcahy Calls For Crackdown On Loutish Behaviour”

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Leaflet from Cait Keane -Progressive Democrats -1994 Dublin South Central By Election April 11, 2011


From the 1994 Dublin South Central by-election a leaflet from Progressive Democrat candidate Cait Keane. Keane polled 1,881 votes in a contest won by The Democratic Lefts Eric Byrne.
Keane was first elected to the Council in 1991 and has held a seat since. After the demise of the PDs she joined Fine Gael and canme close to winning a seat in Dublin South West in 2011.

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“The last time they held a by-election Mayo got an Airport” -Eric Byrne -Democratic Left-1994 Dublin South Central by-election March 9, 2011


From the 1994 Dublin South Central By-Election a news sheet from Democratic Lefts Eric Byrne with the catchy headline of
“The last time they held a by-election Mayo got an Airport” .
Byrne was elected in the by-election and that victory along with the victory of Kathleen Lynch on the same day in Cork North Central allowed the numbers to be there to form the Rainbow Coalition.


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Flyer for Ben Doyle -Progressive Democrats- Dublin South Central-2007 GE


From the 2007 General Election a flyer for Ben Doyle of The Progressive Democrats who ran in Dublin South Central. He polled 438 votes whilst his running mate Frank McNamara of Late Late show fame polled 474 votes.
In the 2009 Local Elections, Doyle ran unsuccessfully for Fianna Fail in the Ballyfermot Drimnagh ward.

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Letter from Brid Smith in support of Joan Collins-People Before Profit -Dublin South Central February 23, 2011


From the 2011 General Election campaign a letter to voters from Councillor Brid Smith urging a vote for fellow People Before Profit councillor Joan Collins who is running in Dublin South Central.

 

“Happy with the new Universal Social Charge?” -Aengus O’Snodaigh -Sinn Fein -Dublin South Central


“Happy with the new Universal Social Charge?” -”They Are” says Aengus O’Snodaigh running for Sinn Fein in Dublin South Central.

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“Gissa Job” -Sean Connolly Farrell -Independent -Dublin South Central February 22, 2011


“Gissa Job” asks Independent candidate Sean Connolly Farrell running in Dublin South Central. When elected he will live off 30,000 pa and employ three other people from the rest of his TDs salary.

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Leaflet from Gerry Kelly- (Independent) Direct Democracy Ireland -Dublin South Central February 18, 2011


From the 2011 General Election campaign a leaflet from Gerry Kelly the Direct Democracy Ireland candidate in Dublin South Central. I think he may be down on the ballot as an Independent.
Direct democracy Ireland are putting up three candidates, details of them here

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Flyer from Paul King -Independent -Dublin South Central February 13, 2011


From the 2011 General Election a flyer for Independent candidate Paul King who is running in Dublin South Central.
Paul notes…

I’m fighting this election on one main national issue; we need to clean up our government, banks and systems. The International community must have confidence in Ireland so that we may have a real future.

many thanks to the sender.

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Flyer for Peter O’Neill -Independent- Dublin South Central February 10, 2011


From the 2011 General Election Campaign, a Flyer from Independent candidate in Dublin South Central, Peter O’Neill. Peter is a Social Worker and works locally as a Community worker.
He is on Twitter and Facebook.

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