Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

“Protect Children Vote Yes” Leaflet from Lorraine Clifford -Fianna Fail- South West Inner City November 6, 2012

From the Children’s Rights Referendum Campaign a “Protect Children – Vote Yes” Leaflet from Lorraine Clifford the Fianna Fail Representative in the South West Inner City Ward of Dublin City Council.
Many Thanks to the sender.



Leaflet from Brendan Donohoe- Socialist Workers Party – 2004 Local Elections -South West Inner City September 26, 2011

From the 2004 Local ELections a leaflet for Socialist Workers Party candidate Brendan Donohoe who was running for a seat on Dublin City Council in the South West Inner City Ward. Donohoe polled 308 votes and failed to win a seat.



“New Face, New Name, Fresh Start!” Éamonn Walsh -Fianna Fail SW Inner City 2008 June 17, 2011

This is an unusual leaflet, from Fianna Fail candidate Eamonn Walsh.  Éamonn Walsh originally sought the nomination for South West Inner City Ward for Dublin City Council. This leaflet is from the SW Inner City.
However he ended up being selected and winning a seat on South Dublin County Council in the Tallaght Central Ward.
Note the Polish on the leaflet as European Union Citizens are allowed vote in the Local and European Elections.



Patricia Gardiner -Green Party -2004 LE South West Inner City May 27, 2010

From the 2004 Local Elections for Dublin City Council, a newsletter from Green Party candidate Patricia Gardiner running in the South West Inner City Ward.
Patricia Gardiner polled 952 votes and missed out on the final count. She since sought the Green Party nomination in 2007 for Sligo-North Leitrim but was not selected.



John Gallagher -Labour Party -2004 Local Election South West Inner City April 28, 2010

From the 2004 Local Elections, long standing Community activist John Gallagher running for the Labour Party. John Gallagher held the seat he had won in 1999. (He was re elected in 2009).
In the leaflet there are some details of his community involvement and the fact that he had previously stood as an Independent candidate.



Diarmuid Naessens – Socialist Party 2004 South West Inner City November 3, 2009

Diarmuid Naessens wasn’t elected although did outpoll one of the Fianna Fail candidates.
Another thing from that count was that of the SWPs Martin Donohoes 308 tranfers, he got just 84.
Naessens was a very active member of the anti bin tax campaign.


‘Payback Time’ -Brendan Donohoe -SWP- South West Inner City 2004 October 25, 2009

Plenty of waste mentioned here by Brendan Donohoe in 2004. He didn’t know the half of it!  He polled 308 votes.




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