Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

Vote Yes To Marriage Equality Leaflet from Senator Katherine Zappone February 25, 2015


From the forthcoming Marriage Equality Referendum a leaflet from Senator Katherine Zappone looking for a Yes vote.
Many thanks to the sender.
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“Vote No” to The Citizenship Referendum leaflet from The National Women’s Council of Ireland January 29, 2015


From the 2004 Citizenship Referendum a leaflet from The National Women’s Council of Ireland calling for a No vote.
Many thanks to the sender.
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Anti Same Sex Marriage Leaflet from SPUC (UK) December 8, 2014

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A leaflet from SPUC against Same Sex Marriage in the UK. This is from last year when Same Sex Marriage Legialation was being debate in the House of Commons. Gives an idea of what we can expect in Ireland during our own Marriage Equality Referendum.
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“The Heart of Marriage” -1995 Divorce Referendum leaflet from The Bishops of Ireland August 19, 2014

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From the 1995 Divorce Referendum a leaflet produced by Veritas outlining various reasons given by The Catholic Bishops of Ireland to vote No in the Referendum .It ends with the following quote…

“In our considered judgement, the introduction of divorce would be false kindness, misguided compassion and bad law.”

Many thanks to the sender

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1992 Leaflet for the Fianna Fail National Collection and Vote Yes to The Maastricht Referendum August 14, 2014

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From 1992 a leaflet advertising The Fianna Fail National Collection. On the reverse voters are asked to vote Yes in the Referendum on The Maastricht Treaty .

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From Fianna Fail 1959 Referendum on Change in Voting System – “The Straight Vote Some Questions and Answers” August 7, 2014


From the 1959 Referendum on changing the voting system an eight page document from Fianna Fail outlining the reasons whu they wanted the electoral system changed and answering various questions on the issue. Its a very interesting read as it fails to really address the reason why the proposal was defeated, ie we would have had majority Fianna Fail Governments for an awful long time.
I’ve uploaded it in pdf format Click on the image below or Click Here to Launch
Many thanks to the sender.

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‘Unite With Europe – Vote Yes’ flyer from Fianna Fail -1972 Referendum on joining the Common Market January 25, 2014

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From the 1972 Referendum on Ireland joining the Common Market a flyer from Fianna Fail ‘Unite With Europe – Vote Yes’
Many thanks to the sender.
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