Irish Election Literature

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From 1981 “We’ll Be There….A Song For Fianna Fail’ July 14, 2015

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Fianna Fail 1981 General Election song. I’m told that it was probably sung by Cathal Dunne, nephew of Jack Lynch. Cathal represented Ireland in the 1979 Eurovision. Apologies for the quality in the second half of the song especially.
Many thanks to the sender.

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Spring 2015 Newsletter from Brendan Young -Community Solidarity – Celbridge Leixlip

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The Spring 2015 newsletter from Independent Community Solidarity Councillor Brendan Young. It covers Water Charges as well as some local issues. It also announces that he intends standing in the next General Election.
Many thanks to the sender
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“Election Interventions -Historical and Contemporary” Sinn Fein Education Department pamphlet from the mid 80’s July 13, 2015

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From a series of pamphlets The “Republican Lecture Series” , “Election Interventions -Historical and Contemporary” published by Sinn Fein Education Department in the mid 80’s. The pamphlet gives a background to the elections fought by Sinn Fein tracing its roots back to the 1869 election of IRB prisoners Charles Kickham and O’Donovan Rossa.
Many thanks to the sender.
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Leaflet from Justin Wallace -Independent – 1977 NUI Seanad Election

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From the 1977 NUI Seanad Elections a leaflet from Independent Justin Wallace.
Many thanks to the sender.
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Labour Party 1916 Centenary Commemoration Programme July 9, 2015

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A leaflet with details of the Labour Party 1916 Centenary Commemoration Programme .
Many thanks to the sender.
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June 2015 Newsletter from Neale Richmond -Fine Gael – Glencullen/Sandyford July 8, 2015

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The June 2015 Newsletter from Fine Gael Councillor Neale Richmond. Among the items covered are the Marriage Equality Referendum, Ireland Womens Rugby World Cup bid, Marlay Park and his proposal for an EU wide leapcard.
Many thanks to the sender.
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Leaflet from Fianna Fail – Naas LEA and Newbridge TC -1974 Local Elections July 7, 2015


From the 1974 Local Elections a leaflet for the Fianna Fail candidates running for Kildare County Council in Naas LEA and for Newbridge Town Council.
Paddy Power and John O’Neill were elected to Kildare County Council (result here)
Many thanks to the sender.

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