Irish Election Literature

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Leaflet from Paul Bell -Labour Party -Drogheda -2014 Local Elections March 26, 2014

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A leaflet from Labour Councillor Paul Bell who is running in Drogheda for a seat on Louth County Council. He is a nephew of former TD Michael Bell.
Many thanks to the sender.

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“Drogheda Socialist” newsletter from Ciarán McKenna -Anti Austerity Alliance -Drogheda March 19, 2014


A copy of “Drogheda Socialist” the spring  newsletter from Socialist Party Drogheda Borough Councillor Ciarán McKenna who is running for the Anti Austerity Alliance  in Drogheda for a seat on Louth County Council.
The Anti Austerity Alliance website
Many thanks to the sender.

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Leaflet from John McGahon -Fine Gael -Dundalk Carlingford -2014 Local Elections February 10, 2014

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From the 2014 Local Elections a second leaflet from Fine Gael Dundalk Carlingford candidate John McGahon. The Leaflet has updates on various local issues for voters as well as the news that he has opened a constituency office.
His website
His Twitter @John_McGahon
The Campaign Facebook Page
Many thanks to the sender.

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“One Labour Man for Louth and Meath!” – Cathal O’Shannon -Labour Party -1922 General Election -Louth Meath December 8, 2013

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From the 1922 General Election a flyer for Cathal O’Shannon who was running for Labour in the Louth Meath Constituency. He topped the poll and was elected, however he lost his seat running in Louth in 1923 and failed to be elected again in 1927 when running in Meath.
He was a founding member of the Socialist Party of Ireland, led by James Connolly. His wikipedia entry gives details of an interesting life. He was the father of the late broadcaster and journalist Cathal O’Shannon.
Many thanks to the sender.

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Leaflet from Maud Coleman -Independent- Dundalk No 3 Ward – 1999 Local Elections May 19, 2013

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From the 1999 Local Elections a leaflet from Independent candidate Maud Coleman who was running in Dundalk Ward 3. Coleman polled 164 votes and missed out on a seat.
Many Thanks to the sender.
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Flyer for Johnny McGahon Fine Gael – Dundalk-Carlingford – 2004 Local Elections March 11, 2013

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From the 2004 Local Elections a flyer for Johnny McGahon who was running for Fine Gael in Dundalk-Carlingford. McGahon (a brother of former TD Brendan McGahon) polled 607 votes and failed to win a seat..
Many thanks to the sender.
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Flyer from Jim D’Arcy -Fine Gael -Louth – 2007 General Election January 29, 2013

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From the 2007 General Election campaign a leaflet from Fine Gael candidate Jim D’Arcy who was running in Louth. The longstanding Councillor polled 2,573 votes and failed to win a seat. In 2011 he was appointed to the Seanad by the Taoiseach Enda Kenny.
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‘Other Peoples Views’ Letter about Ailtirí na hAiséirghe from Louth Councillor Eoin O’Coigligh December 14, 2012


From the mid 40s a letter from Ailtirí na hAiséirghe Louth Councillor Eoin O’Coigligh outlining some of Ailtirí na hAiséirghe s policy and attacking Mr T. Leslie of The Labour Party.

Many Thanks to the sender
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Flyer from Brendan McGahon, Lord Henry Mountcharles -Fine Gael- 1992 General Election -Louth December 12, 2012


From the 1992 General Election a flyer from Fine Gael candidates in Louth Brendan McGahon and Lord Henry Mountcharles.  McGahon was elected, whilst Mountcharles, of Slane Castle fame,  polled 4,161 votes and narrowly missed out on a seat.
Many thanks to the sender.
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1982 Seanad Administrative Panel Leaflet from Brendan McGahon -Fine Gael November 13, 2012


From the 1982 Seanad Election, held after the February 1982 General Election, a leaflet for Fine Gael candidate Brendan McGahon, who was running for a seat on the Administrative Panel. McGahon narrowly missed out on a seat but did win a seat a few months later in the November 1982 General Election. The sometimes outspoken TD held his Louth seat until his retirement in 2002. He is one of the few TDs that played League of Ireland football, as he did with Dundalk.
Many thanks to the sender.
 

Card from Owen McGahon- Fine Gael -Dundalk No.1- 1945 Local Elections November 11, 2012

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From the 1945 Local Elections a Card from Owen McGahon (OB McGahon) who was running for Fine Gael in the Dundalk No. 1 ward.
His father, T.F. McGahon, was one of the inaugural members of Dundalk Urban District Council when it was created along with other Irish local authorities by the British Government in 1898. *source
His son was former Fine Gael TD Brendan McGahon.
Many thanks to the sender.

 

Leaflet from Eoin O’Coigligh -Ailtirí na hAiséirghe- 1943 General Election Louth July 6, 2012


From the 1943 General Election in Louth a leaflet for Ailtirí na hAiséirghe candidate Eoin O’Coigligh. A Councillor originally elected for Labour, he polled 585 votes.
I’ve more Ailtirí na hAiséirghe material posted which have details of policy etc.

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Old Local Election results. Mayo 1925 to 2009, Louth 1974 to 2009, Longford 1955 to 2009 June 3, 2012


Another bunch of old local election results mostly unavailable on Electionsireland.org
The main page for old local Election results I’ve uploaded to date is HERE

These are in excel format
Mayo County Council Local Election Results 1925 to 2009

Longford County Council Local Election Results 1955 to 2009

Louth County Council Local Election Results 1974 to 2009

 

1943 Ailtirí na hAiséirghe fundraising letter with the partys aims April 21, 2012


From 1943 a letter from Ailtirí na hAiséirghe Councillor in Louth Eoin O’Coglaigh (Owen Quigley) looking for funds and outlining the aims of the party.
Many thanks to the sender.

 

Leaflets for Owen Quigley, Thomas Morgan, Bernard Hanratty -Ailtirí na hAiséirghe -1945 Local Elections Drogheda March 10, 2012


From the 1945 Local elections leaflets for Ailtirí na hAiséirghe candidate Eoin O’ Coiglig (Owen Quigley), Thomas Morgan and Bernard Hanratty who were running for Louth County Council and Drogheda Corporation. Quigley was elected to Louth County Council and Drogheda Corporation whilst Thomas Morgan was elected to Drogehda Corporation. Quigley was a former Labour Party councillor he joined Ailtirí na hAiséirghe after their foundation.
Many thanks to the sender.

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Ailtirí na hAiséirghe “Principal Points of Policy” from the 1943 General Election January 28, 2012


From the 1943 General Election a leaflet from Ailtirí na hAiséirghe outlining their “Principal Points of Policy”.
The candidate Eoin O’ Coiglig (Owen Quigley) was running in Louth. A former Labour Party councillor he joined Ailtirí na hAiséirghe after their foundation, he polled 585 votes.
He was reelected to Drogheda Corporation and Louth County Council in 1945.
Many Thanks to the sender

 

Leaflet from Eoin O Coigligh (Owen Quigley) -Ailtirí na hAiséirghe -Louth 1943 General Election January 15, 2012


From the 1943 General Election a leaflet from Ailtirí na hAiséirghe candidate Eoin O’ Coiglig (Owen Quigley) running in Louth. A former Labour Party councillor he joined Ailtirí na hAiséirghe after their foundation, he polled 585 votes.
He was reelected to Drogheda Corporation and Louth County Council in 1945. Pictured in the leaflet is Gearóid Ó Cuinneagáin, The Ceannaire (leader) of the party.
Many thanks to the sender.

 

Flyer for Declan Breathnach, James Caroll -Fianna Fail -Louth 2011 GE March 6, 2011


From the 2011 General Election a Flyer for Fianna Fail candidates Declan Breathnach and James Caroll running in Louth. Neither won a seat with Carroll polling 5,681 votes and Breathnach polling 5,177 votes.

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