Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

Letter to residents of Terenure, Harolds Cross and Kimmage from Samantha Long -Fine Gael -Rathgar Rathmines April 23, 2014

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A letter to residents of Terenure, Harolds Cross and Kimmage from Samantha Long who is running for Fine Gael in Rathgar Rathmines for a seat on Dublin City Council.
The Campaign Facebook Page
She is on Twitter @SamanthaELong
Many thanks to the sender.
slongletter

 

Leaflet from Dominic Mac Conraoi -Sinn Fein -Rathgar Rathmines -2014 Local Elections March 28, 2014

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A Leaflet from Dominic Mac Conraoi who is running for Sinn Fein in Rathgar Rathmines for a seat on Dublin City Council.
Many thanks to the sender.

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Flyer from Ruairi McGinley -Independent (FG) -Rathgar Rathmines -2014 Local Elections March 20, 2014


A flyer from Fine Gael councillor Ruairi McGinley who is running as an Independent in Rathgar Rathmines for a seat on Dublin City Council.
His Website
Many thanks to the sender.

rmcginleycanvass1a

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Leaflet from Kim O’Donnell -People Before Profit – Rathgar Rathmines -2014 Local Elections March 17, 2014


A leaflet from Kim O’Donnell who is running for the People Before Profit Alliance in Rathgar Rathmines for a seat on Dublin City Council.
The Campaign Facebook Page
She is on Twitter @KimODonnellPBP

kodonnell1

 

Canvass Card from Kate O’Connell – Fine Gael -Rathgar Rathmines -2014 Local Elections March 15, 2014

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A Canvass Card from Kate O’Connell who is running for Fine Gael in Rathgar Rathmines for a seat on Dublin City Council.
The Campaign Facebook Page
She is on Twitter @KateOConnell6
Many thanks to the sender
koconnellcard1

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Letter to voters from Fine Gael Councillor Ruairi McGinley explaining why he is running as an Independent March 11, 2014


A letter to voters of the Rathgar Rathmines ward from current Fine Gael Councillor and former General Election candidate Ruairi McGinley. In the letter he explains how he was not selected to run for Fine Gael , despite 16 years as a City Councillor and how with a ‘heavy heart’ he has decided to run as an Independent.
Many thanks to the sender.
rmcginleyletter

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Leaflet advertising a meeting on Property Prices and Tax from Paddy Smyth -Fine Gael -Rathgar Rathmines March 10, 2014

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A leaflet from Fine Gael Rathgar Rathmines candidate Paddy Smyth advertising a meeting on “Rising Property Prices and Your Local Tax Bill” . The meeting is on in Terenure Sports Club/CYM on Tuesday 11th March 2014.
The candidates Website
He is on Twitter as @padsmyth
Many thanks to the sender

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Rugby themed letter to Fine Gael Dublin Bay South Members re the Local Elections February 27, 2014

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A Rugby themed letter of encouragement to Fine Gael Dublin Bay South members ahead of this years Local Elections.
Many thanks to the sender.

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Leaflet from Kate O’Connell -Fine Gael – Rathgar-Rathmines -2014 Local Elections February 25, 2014

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A leaflet from Kate O’Connell who is running for Fine Gael in Rathgar Rathmines for a seat on Dublin City Council.
The Campaign Facebook Page
She is on Twitter @KateOConnell6
Many thanks to the sender.

koconnell1

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Leaflet from Samantha Long -Fine Gael -Rathgar Rathmines -2014 Local Elections February 11, 2014

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A leaflet from Fine Gael candidate Samantha Long who is running for a seat on Dublin City Council in the Rathgar/ Rathmines ward.
The Campaign Facebook Page
The candidate is also on Twitter @SamanthaELong
Many thanks to the sender.

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“I’ll STOP a left wing City Council wasting YOUR money” -Paddy Smyth -Fine Gael -Rathgar/Rathmines February 9, 2014

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A flyer from Fine Gael candidate Dr. Paddy Smyth who is running for a seat on Dublin City Council in the Rathgar-Rathmines ward.
There is a property tax survey on The candidates Website
He is on Twitter as @padsmyth
Many thanks to the sender
Psmythleft1

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Leaflet from Patrick Costello -Green Party -Rathmines/Rathgar -2014 Local Elections December 2, 2013

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A leaflet from Patrick Costello who will be contesting the 2014 Local Elections in Rathgar/Rathmines ward for the Green Party. The leaflet introduces himself to voters in the area.
Many thanks to the sender who notes that…..

He’s a local who was raised around the Ranelagh area and now work as a social worker covering part of the area as such he’s seen a lot of the
frontline community issues and would like to focus on them for the election.

Patrick Costellos website

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A 2004 Ad for Fianna Fails Jim O’Callaghan from the match programme for Leinster Vs Cardiff Blues 23rd Jan 2004 May 16, 2013

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A 2004 Ad for Fianna Fails Jim O’Callaghan from the match programme for Leinster Vs Cardiff Blues 23rd Jan 2004 in Lansdowne Road. O’Callaghan ran in the Rathmines Ward polling 902 votes and failed to win a seat.
The score of the match was Leinster 20 Cardiff Blues 17… I’ve also included a scan of the team line ups should anyone be interested.

jocallaghrugby04

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Leaflet from Michael McShane -Fine Gael -1991 Local Elections Rathmines July 3, 2012


From the 1991 Local Elections a flyer from Fine Gael candidate Michael McShane who was running in Rathmines
In 1974 he polled 1,276 votes and narrowly missed out on a seat before being elected in 1979 and reelected in 1985. He polled 507 votes in these 1991 Local Elections and lost his seat.
Many Thanks to the sender.

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Flyer from Michael Donnelly, Mary Hanafin, Derek Mooney -Fianna Fail -1991 Local Elections-Rathmines June 27, 2012


From the 1991 Local Elections a flyer for Fianna Fail candidates Michael Donnelly, Mary Hanafin and Derek Mooney who were running in Rathmines. Michael Donnelly topped the poll with 1,985 votes whilst Mary Hanafin polled 1,083 votes and lost the seat she had won in 1985. Derek Mooney polled 309 votes and also missed out. (Result here)
Many thanks to the sender.

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From 1936 a poster for a meeting of the “Irish Christian Front” “…Ireland Rejects Communism” October 30, 2011


From 1936 a poster advertising a meeting to set up a branch of the Irish Christian Front in Rathmines Town Hall. ” Show by your presence at this meeting that Ireland Rejects Communism”.
More information on The Irish Christian Front here and from here a brief description of their aims..

The aim of the Irish Christian Front is to organise a united Irish front of all those who are opposed to Communism and its allies in Ireland, for the creation of a social order worthy of the Christian professions, and to send medical aid and supplies to the patriot soldiers of Spain, and to assist the refugee victims of the Red government.

Many thanks to the sender.

 

“Who Can You Trust? -6 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before June 11th” -Tony Williams -Progressive Democrats 2004 LE Rathmines January 12, 2011


From the 2004 Local Elections a leaflet from Progressive Democrats candidate in Rathmines Tony Williams asking
Who Can You Trust? -6 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before June 11th
The PDs were the answers to all six questions. Despite polling a decent enough 1,020 votes Williams failed to win a seat.

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Flyer for Derek Mooney -Fianna Fail -1991 Local Elections Rathmines December 11, 2010


From the 1991 Local Elections a flyer for Fianna Fail candidate Derek Mooney running in Rathmines. Mooney failed to win a seat. Amongst his running mates were Mary Hanafin who also failed to win a seat.
many thanks to the sender

 

 
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