Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

Leaflet and Poster from Aontacht Eireann urging a No vote on Irish Entry to the EEC December 18, 2013


From the 1972 Referendum on entry to the EEC a leaflet and poster from Aontacht Eireann urging a No vote.
Many thanks to the sender.
Aont Eir Reject the Terms

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“Vote No” Leaflet from Irishwomen Against The Common Market-1972 Referendum on EU entry December 9, 2013


From the 1972 Referendum Campaign on Ireland Joining the Common Market (EU) a leaflet from a group ‘Irishwomen Against The Common Market’ urging a No vote. Some very interesting names at the bottom of the leaflet such as actress Siobhan McKenna, Sheila Conroy and Noelle Davies.
Many thanks to the sender.
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From 1972 Referendum on Entry to EEC a Flyer from Sinn Fein “Lynch and Cosgrave Auctioneers..For Sale…” May 9, 2013


From the 1972 Referendum on Entry to EEC a Flyer from Sinn Fein “Lynch and Cosgrave Auctioneers..For Sale…”
Many thanks to the sender.

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From 2001 Richard Bruton -Yes to Nice, Yes to Abolition of the Death Penalty, Yes to The International Criminal Court April 3, 2013


From 2001 a leaflet from Fine Gaels Richard Bruton looking for a Yes vote in the Nice Referendum, A Yes vote for the Referendum on the Abolition of the Death Penalty and A Yes Vote to membership of The International Criminal Court.
The leaflet also has a message from the then Fine Gael leader Michael Noonan.
This Nice Treaty Referendum was rejected by voters (and later re run) and the Death Penalty and International Criminal Court Referenda were passed.
Many thanks to the sender.

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“Don’t be fooled, Fight Back! NO to Lisbon” Poster from ‘Unemployed Action Against Lisbon’ February 5, 2013


From the Lisbon Referendum Campaigns a Poster from ‘Unemployed Action Against Lisbon’ with a cartoon of Brian Cowen and a slogan “Don’t be fooled, Fight Back! NO to Lisbon” .
Many Thanks to the sender.
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“Why The Irish Vote On The Maastricht Treaty is a Vote On Abortion” January 17, 2013


From the 1992 Maastricht Treaty Referendum campaign a leaflet from three groups, The ‘Support Life Group’, ‘Family and Life’ and ‘Irish Right To Life’. “Why The Irish Vote On The Maastricht E.C. Treaty is a Vote On Abortion”
Many thanks to the sender.

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Yes to The Good Friday Agreement leaflet from Fine Gael December 11, 2012


From the Referendum on The Good Friday Agreement and Amsterdam Treaty a leaflet from Fine Gael asking for a Yes vote in both. This Munster based leaflet featured then Fine Gael MEP John Cushnahan.
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“The EEC and Prices -What Are The Facts?” -Fianna Fail- 1972 Referendum on EEC Entry September 7, 2012


From the 1972 Referendum on entry to the Common Market an ad from Fianna Fail asking “The EEC and Prices -What Are The Facts?”.
Many thanks to the sender, who has a series of cuttings from The May 1972 editions of The Evening Press available online.

 

“Towards 1992 -Labour’s Agenda for Ireland” a pamphlet from the Labour Party reagrding the Single European Act 1987 August 5, 2012

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“Towards 1992 -Labour’s Agenda for Ireland” a interesting pamphlet from the Labour Party in the late 1980s with Labours concerns about the implementation in 1992 of The Single European Act.

I scanned it and uploaded it n PDF format
Towards 1992 -in PDF format or click on the image below to launch.

 

Anti Fiscal Treaty leaflet from UKIP July 4, 2012


The Anti Fiscal Treaty leaflet from UKIP MEPS from the Fiscal Treaty Referendum campaign. The leaflet was delivered to every house in Ireland (or so they claimed).

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Brian Cody, Ronan O’Gara, Niall Quinn, Norah Casey and More.. Vote Yes -Alliance for Ireland May 30, 2012


Unusual to see so many ‘personalities’ involved in any political campaign. This Fiscal Treaty ad from the Alliance for Ireland has sports people , musicians and more.

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“Enough is Enough. Vote No to Austerity” Leaflet from WUAG May 29, 2012


From the Fiscal Treaty Referendum an”Enough is Enough. Vote No to Austerity” Leaflet from The Workers and Unemployed Action Group (WUAG).
Via the WUAG site

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“Euro2012 Support Ireland -Vote No” Poster from Sinn Fein


From the Fiscal Treaty Referendum Campaign a “Euro2012 Support Ireland -Vote No” Poster from Sinn Fein. I gather the poster is not too popular with the FAI.

 

Socialist Party “Jaws” style Vote No Poster


From the Fiscal Treaty Referendum Campaign , a Socialist Party “Jaws” style Vote No Poster.

 

“Referendum Commission Alternative Booklet” produced by éirígí May 28, 2012


From the Fiscal treaty Referendum campaign a “Referendum Commission Alternative Booklet” produced by éirígí.
Available in PDF format here
It is a response to the Referendum Commission booklet which according to éirígí ..
… was supposed to provide an impartial and independent critique of the ‘Stability Treaty’, but in reality it could have been printed by Fine Gael or IBEC.
Many thanks to the sender.

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Labour Anti Sinn Féin Fiscal Treaty Posters “2008 – Sinn Féin & The Bank Bailout – Wrong Then , 2012 Sinn Féin & The Stability Treaty Wrong Now” May 25, 2012


From the Fiscal Treaty Referendum Campaign a series of Anti Sinn Féin Posters from the Labour Party looking for a Yes Vote.
“2008 – Sinn Féin & The Bank Bailout – Wrong Then , 2012 Sinn Féin & The Stability Treaty Wrong Now”

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“For Community and Country, Vote NO!” – Leaflet and poster from éirígí May 24, 2012


From the Fiscal Treaty Referendum campaign a poster and leaflet from éirígí “For Community and Country, Vote NO!”
Many thanks to the sender.

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“Don’t become Merkel’s Puppet’ – ‘Say No to Austerity’ May 23, 2012


From the Fiscal Treaty Referendum campaign, a “Don’t become Merkel’s Puppet’ – ‘Say No to Austerity’ Leaflet Produced by Non-attached Members of the European Parliament, Nikki Sinclaire MEP, Mike Nattrass MEP & Trevor Colman MEP.
Their website
Many thanks to the sender.

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