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This Week At The Irish Election Literature Blog September 28, 2012

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Starting off this week with From 1963 the first copy of ‘Fianna – The Voice of Young Ireland”.

On then to “One Ireland, one people” -1984 Sinn Fein European Election Manifesto

“Enough of the Gunmen”  A 1927 Poster for Michael Keyes and Patrick Clancy -Labour -Limerick

and finally a 1997 leaflet from Roisin Shorthall

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1. Jolly Red Giant - September 28, 2012

Interesting poster from Keyes and Clancy – they both got elected but I would think that had more to do with the large scale strike at the Ardnacrusha power station than a poster like that.

I also wonder how Keyes equated his advocating of ‘peace’ when speaking on pro-Franco platforms during the Spanish civil war.

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WorldbyStorm - September 28, 2012

I’d entirely agree re the strike rather than the poster being the key thing. Though I love the way a lot of posters during that period were text based. It was literally getting everything in on them!

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