Irish Election Literature

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Canvass Card from Aoife Thornton – Fine Gael -Listowel -2014 Local Elections May 20, 2014

Filed under: Fine Gael,Kerry — irishelectionliterature @ 12:41 pm
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A Canvass Card from Aoife Thornton who is running for Fine Gael in Listowel for a seat on Kerry County Council.
Many thanks to the sender.
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Canvass Card from Liam Purtill -Fine Gael -Listowel -2014 Local Elections May 19, 2014

Filed under: Fine Gael,Kerry — irishelectionliterature @ 7:32 am
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A Canvass Card from Liam Purtill who is running for Fine Gael in Listowel for a seat on Kerry County Council.
Many thanks to the sender.
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Leaflet from Katie Lucid McCabe- Labour -Listowel-2014 Local Elections February 23, 2014

Filed under: Kerry,Labour Party — irishelectionliterature @ 4:12 pm
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A leaflet from Katie Lucid McCabe who is running for Labour in Listowel for a seat on Kerry County Council.
The Campaign Facebook Page
Many thanks to the sender.
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Canvass Card from Jimmy Moloney -Fianna Fail -Listowel -2014 Local Elections December 13, 2013

Filed under: Fianna Fail,Kerry — irishelectionliterature @ 4:12 pm
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A canvass card from the current Mayor of Listowel Jimmy Moloney who is running for Fianna Fail in the 2014 Local Elections. He is a grandson of former TD DJ Moloney (a 1956 flyer from him)
His Twitter and Facebook

Many thanks to the sender.

jmoloney1

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Tom Doodle Monster Election Rally photo-Listowel 1951 General Election. February 26, 2010


Found this old pic at home (I have also seen it in various books on Listowel and North Kerry).
This is a photo of a rally held in Listowel for the election of ‘Tom Doodle’. Prior to the 1951 General Election John B Keane had set up a fictitious political party, the Independent Coulogeous Party, complete with a fictitious candidate, Tom Doodle, who appeared at a ‘Monster Rally’ in Listowel. The picture is from that rally.

A Fergal Keane article about Tom Doodle explains it all… or almost all.

Theres also a short youtube clip of John B Keane talking about Tom Doodle.
I’ve also attached a pic of a class in Listowel taken during the fifties. Notice how many boys are shoeless…

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