Irish Election Literature

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Leaflet from Teresa Killeen-Kelly -Independent -Tuam -2014 Local Elections April 14, 2014

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A leaflet from Teresa Killeen-Kelly who is running as an Independent in Tuam for a seat on Galway County Council.
The Campaign Facebook
Her Website
Many thanks to the sender.

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Flyer from Karey McHugh -Independent -Tuam -2014 Local Elections February 26, 2014

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A flyer from Independent candidate Karey McHugh who is running in Tuam for a seat on Galway County Council.
The Campaign Facebook Page
She is on Twitter @kareymchugh
The candidates  website
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Flyer from James Charity -Independent – Athenry-Oranmore -2014 Local Elections February 21, 2014

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A flyer from Independent candidate James Charity who is running in Athenry-Oranmore for a seat on Galway County Council.
The Campaign Facebook
He is on Twitter @jamescharity14
Many thanks to the sender.

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Leaflet from Mike Cubbard -Independent -Galway City Central -2014 Local Elections February 14, 2014

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A leaflet from Independent candidate Mike Cubbard who is running in Galway City Central for a seat on Galway City Council.
The candidates Website
The Campaign Facebook Page
Many thanks to the sender.
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Leaflet from Fidelma Healy Eames- Fine Gael -2011 Seanad Election July 22, 2013

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From the 2011 Senad Election a leaflet from Fine Gael Galway based Senator Fidelma Healy Eames. She was elected.
The leaflet highlights her work in the previous seanad, her Experience, a quote from Ghandi and more.

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From 1948 an ad for Michael Donnellan, Patrick Collins -Clann na Talmhan -Galway North July 12, 2013

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From the 1948 General Election an ad for Michael Donnellan and Patrick Collins who were running for Clann na Talmhan in Galway North. Donnellan was elected , having initially been elected in 1943 a seat he held until his death in 1964. He won All Ireland medals playing for Galway , as did his son John Donnellan and grandson Michael Donnellan.
Many thanks to the sender.
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Leaflet from Thomas McNamara -Clann na Talmhan -1953 Galway South By Election June 14, 2013


From the 1953 Galway South By Election a leaflet from Clann na Talmhan candidate Thomas McNamara. The By Election was caused by the death of Fianna Fail TD (and former Ceann Comhairele) Frank Fahy. McNamara polled 629 votes. The leaflet is a message from Party leader and Mayo South TD Joseph Blowick.  It outlines some of the issues faced by Farmers at the time.
Many Thanks to the sender.
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“Labour -Standing Up for Low Paid Workers” -Leaflet from Derek Nolan -Labour -Galway West September 19, 2012

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From 2012 a leaflet from Labour Party Galway West TD Derek Nolan “Labour -Standing Up for Low Paid Workers” giving details of Labour in Government protecting the rights of workers.

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From 1987 “Mayday! Galway and the Origins of International Labour Day” with introduction from Michael D Higgins September 16, 2012

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From 1987 a pamphlet by John Cunningham , with an Introdduction by Michael D Higgins “Mayday! Galway and the Origins of International Labour Day” . Its an interesting read and I’ve uploaded it in pdf format here.
Or else click on the image to launch.
John Cunningham now has an excellent site on Galway History

 

1979 leaflet for Michael D Higgins -Labour Party- Connaught Ulster -European Elections June 27, 2012


From the 1979 European Elections a leaflet from the then Councillor and now President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins running for Labour in Connaught Ulster.
He polled 13,062 votes and failed to win a seat. (Result Here)

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Maria Ní Dhomhnaill and Paul Campbell -Natural Law Party -1997 Galway East and Galway West May 31, 2012


From the 1997 General Election Maria Ní Dhomhnaill and Paul Campbell who were running for the Natural Law Party in Galway East and Galway West.
In Galway East Paul Campbell polled 98 votes whilst in Galway West Maria Ní Dhomhnaill polled 205 votes. They mention Yogic Flying as part of the solution to societies problems.

 

“Delivering For Galway” – Noel Grealish -2011 General Election Galway West December 16, 2011

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From the 2011 General Election a flyer from Independent TD Noel Grealish running in Galway West. Former PD TD Grealish was elected.

 

Galway County Council Election results 1925 to 2009 and Galway City Council Election Results 1967 to 2009 November 8, 2011


Another batch of old Local Election results many of which are unavailable online.
The ones I’ve posted to date are available HERE

They are in excel format.
Galway County Council election results 1925 to 2009

Galway City Council election results 1967 to 2009

 

From 1977 “Support the Fianna Fail Plan for National Reconstruction” August 23, 2011


From the 1977 General Election an ad for Galway West Fianna Fail candidates Maire Geoghegan Quinn , Bobby Molloy, William Loughnane and Micheal O Morain with the headline “Support the Fianna Fail Plan for National Reconstruction”. The Plan is outlined with details under the headings of Jobs, Tax, Prices and Housing.
Via The Galway Advertiser Archive

 

Lorraine Higgins -Labour Party- Industrial & Commercial Panel -2011 Seanad Election May 17, 2011


From the 2011 Seanad Elections a flyer from Labour Party candidate Lorraine Higgins who was running for a seat on the Industrial & Commercial Panel. Having polled well in the General Election , she also put in a respectable showing here but failed to win a seat.

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“SAY NO – Reject Irish Entry to the Common Market” -Common Market Defence Campaign 1972 Referendum on EU Entry January 13, 2011

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From the 1972 Referendum on entry to the Common Market an ad from the Galway Committe of the Common Market Defence Campaign.
SAY NO – Reject Irish Entry to the Common Market Alternatives Do Exist!

Amongst the reasons for rejection are ‘uncontrolled sale of lands to Foreign Nationals’ and ‘Destruction of the Gaeltacht’.
(from the Galway Advertiser)

 

Liz Hackett, Michael Donnelly and Stan McEoin -Workers Party -1991 LE Galway December 27, 2010


From the 1991 Local Elections an ad for Workers Party candidates Liz Hackett, Michael Donnelly and Stan McEoin who were running in the Galway area. Liz Hackett, who was a sitting councillor lost her seat and Donnelly and McEoin both failed to win seats.

 

Mary Hoade -Fianna Fail -2002 Seanad Election December 13, 2010


From the 2002 Seanad Election a leaflet for Fianna Fail candidate Mary Hoade running in the Agricultural Panel. Nominated by the Central Fisheries Board she failed to win a seat.

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