Irish Election Literature

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“Shatter is on the Ball” – From 2007 an Alan Shatter Ball April 6, 2014

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From the 2007 General Election a ShatterBall, one of many given out by Alan Shatter during the campaign. Aside from the balls he also gave out Shopping bags and of course he had the infamous Star Trek and X-Factor leaflets . It all worked as he regained his seat.
Many thanks to the sender.

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“Happy Christmas and New Year 2014″ from Peter Mathews -Reform Alliance-Dublin South December 24, 2013

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Former Fine Gael TD Peter Mathews wishing constituents a “Happy Christmas and New Year 2014″
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‘Your thoughts on the Luas’ -flyer from Shane Ross -Independent- Dublin South November 17, 2013

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A flyer from Independent TD Shane Ross asking presumably communters their thoughts on the Luas. THe flyer asks for feedback to him on how the Luas could be improved etc…
Many thanks to the sender.
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‘Responding To The Recession’ -Newsletter from Senator Mary White -Fianna Fail -Dublin Rathdown November 10, 2013

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A ‘Responding To The Recession’ newsletter from Fianna Fail Senator Mary White delivered to houses in the old Dublin South constituency. There is no Fianna Fail TD in the new constituency of Dublin Rathdown, nor is there any Fianna Fail Councillor with General Election experience in the Constituency. She may well be interested in running for the Dail.
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‘Your Guide To Budget 2014′ -Leaflet from Sarah Ryan -Fianna Fail -Dundrum October 29, 2013

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‘Your Guide To Budget 2014′ a leaflet from Fianna Fail Local Area Representative for Dundrum Sarah Ryan. The leaflet also mentions a public meeting with Michael McGrath in The Goat Grill on the 29th of October 2013.
Many thanks to the sender.
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Newsletter from John Lahart – Fianna Fail – Rathfarnham October 24, 2013

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An October 2013 newsletter from Fianna Fail Rathfarnham councillor John Lahart. It has some opinions on Local government on the front as well as a host of local news on the back.

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Leaflet from Raymond Whitehead -Direct Democracy Ireland -2011 General Election Dublin South October 21, 2013


From the 2011 General Election a leaflet from Direct Democracy Ireland candidate Raymond Whitehead, who was running in Dublin South. Whitehead polled 120 votes.

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Book of Matches for John Horgan, Eithne Fitzgerald and Frank Buckley- Labour -1981 Dublin South September 17, 2013


From the 1981 General Election campaign a wonderful novelty in a book of matches produced for Labour Dublin South candidates John Horgan, Eithne Fitzgerald and Frank Buckley. None of the three were elected.
Many thanks to the sender
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‘Sorry I Missed You’ card from Peter Mathews -Fine Gael -2011 General Election -Dublin South August 18, 2013


From the 2011 General Election a simple ‘Sorry I Missed You’ card from Fine Gael Dublin South candidate , Peter Mathews. Mathews was elected and has since lost the whip.

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Leaflet from Fianna Fail Dundrum Local Area Rep Sarah Ryan. June 23, 2013

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A recent leaflet from Fianna Fail Dundrum Local Area Rep Sarah Ryan. The leaflet focuses on The Property Tax. Sarah Ryan is a former Councillor for Dublins South East Inner City Ward where she lost her seat in 2009. She is the daughter of former TD and MEP Eoin Ryan , Granddaughter of former Senator Eoin Ryan Snr and a great granddaughter of former TD and Minister James Ryan. She is also related to amongst others former President Sean T O’Kelly.
Many thanks to the sender.
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“Oppose Anti-Dublin Property Tax Proposals” -Leaflet from Shane Ross -Independent April 19, 2013


“Oppose Anti-Dublin Property Tax Proposals” a Budget 21013 Leaflet from Shane Ross Independent TD for Dublin South (Dublin-Rathdown)
Many Thanks to the sender.

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Leaflet from Alex White detailing The Labour Party’s achievements in government. April 17, 2013

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A leaflet from Labour Junior Minister Alex White detailing The Labour Party’s achievements in government and the future challenges facing them.
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“Anglo Irish R.I.P. -An Important Step Forward” leaflet from Alex White -Labour- Dublin South March 17, 2013

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“Anglo Irish R.I.P. -An Important Step Forward” a leaflet from Labour TD for Dublin South, Alex White detailing the benefits of the Governments recent deal on the Debts and shutting down Anglo.

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Shaun Tracey -Sinn Fein – 2009 Dublin South By-Election January 7, 2013

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From the 2009 Dublin South By-Election a leaflet from Sinn Fein candidate Shaun Tracey. Tracey who had previously run in 2007 polled 1,705 votes in a contest won by Fine Gaels George Lee.

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Shane Ross Leaflet -”Say No to Property Tax ,Save Stepaside Garda Station” December 17, 2012


A Shane Ross Leaflet -”Say No to Property Tax ,Save Stepaside Garda Station” advertising a public meeting on Monday, December 17th at 7:30pm at De La Salle Palmerston Rugby Club, Kilternan.
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Liz O’Donnell -”Dublin South Update December 2004″ -Progressive Democrats September 28, 2012


In pdf format “Dublin South Update December 2004″ from then Progressive Democrat TD Liz O’Donnell. A lot of it seems to be focused on Private Health care.
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From 1922 leaflets from William O’Brien -Labour -Dublin South (includes sample ballot with Countess Markievicz) September 5, 2012


From the 1922 General Election, two fantastic leaflets from Labour candidate in Dublin South, William O’Brien.
The sample ballot shows that he was up against some prominent (and now historical) figures such as Countess Markievicz.
O’Brien was elected. (result here)
Many thanks to the sender.

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“Keeping In Touch” leaflet from Cllr Neale Richmond -Fine Gael -Dublin South July 5, 2012

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A “Keeping In Touch” leaflet from Fine Gael Glencullen Sandyford Councillor Neale Richmond.
His website
Many thanks to the sender.

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