Irish Election Literature

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‘Sorry I Missed You’ card from Peter Mathews -Fine Gael -2011 General Election -Dublin South August 18, 2013


From the 2011 General Election a simple ‘Sorry I Missed You’ card from Fine Gael Dublin South candidate , Peter Mathews. Mathews was elected and has since lost the whip.

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“Sorry to have missed you” -Noreen Ryan- Fianna Fail- Limerick East- 2007 General Election August 24, 2011


From the 2007 General Election , a “Sorry to have missed you” card from Fianna Fail candidate Noreen Ryan. Ryan polled 1,391 votes and failed to win a seat.

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“Sorry to have missed you! ” -Paul Gogarty -Green Party 2007 GE Dublin Mid West June 27, 2011


From the 2007 General Election a “Sorry to have missed you!” scrap of flimsy paper from then Green Party TD Paul Gogarty. Although placed fifth in first preference votes (in this four seater) Gogarty held his seat and was the secomd TD to be elected.

 

“Averil called ……” – Averil Power -Fianna Fail 2009 Local Elections Howth Malahide May 30, 2011


“Averil called ……” a Sorry I missed you card from Averil Power from the 2009 Local Elections. Fianna Fail candidate Power was running in the Howth Malahide ward where she polled 1,659 votes but failed to win a seat.

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‘Sorry I Missed You’ -Barry Ward -Fine Gael -2009 Local Elections Blackrock November 8, 2010


From the 2009 Local Elections a Sorry I Missed You Card from Fine Gael candidate Barry Ward running in Blackrock.
Ward and running mate Marie Baker were both easily elected.

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Michael Coyle -Fianna Fail -1999 Local Elections Drogheda East May 19, 2010


From the 1999 Local Election in Drogheda a Sorry I missed you card from Fianna Fail candidate Michael Coyle. On the reverse are the usual array of local emergency contact numbers as well as the pound euro conversion rate and the numbers of Seamus Kirk and Dermot Ahern.
Despite polling 535 votes Michael Coyle failed to get in.

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