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A poster from a rally in May 2022 opposing the private ownership of the National Maternity Hospital.

The poster uses an image originally painted by Nina Vatolina for a 1940s anti-fascist poster.

From a collection of leaflets from that rally put together by as part of the Snapshots of Political Action project, which you can find at the link below.

Political Material from: National Maternity Hospital Rally, 14th May 2022

Irish Left Archive

A poster reading: Stop Handover of Our National Maternity Hospital to Nuns’ Private Company / Defend Abortion Rights Defend Repeal and featuring an iconic image of a woman in a red dress and red bandana.

Material from Occupy Dame Street in 2011.

From a march in support of the occupation, which took place on the 22nd of October 2011 from the Garden of Remembrance to Dame Street.

Political Material from: Occupy Dame Street March, 22nd October 2011

Irish Left Archive

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The Irish Left Archive is a digital collection of political material from Irish left parties, campaigns and activists. We post left wing political periodicals, posters and leaflets, as well as recording an interview podcast with activists.

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In December, we had a special episode with Alan Kinsella of to introduce Snapshots of Political Action, a new joint project from Irish Election Literature and the Irish Left Archive, which aims to bring together material distributed at individual demonstrations, marches, rallies and protests in Ireland, providing a view of the different political strands and groups that come together in campaigns.

Episode 42: Snapshots of Political Action: Documenting Protest — Irish Left Archive Podcast

Irish Left Archive

"Support Palestine!"

A poster from a demonstration on 4th June 2005 against Israel’s occupation of Palestine, from the Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC).

The protest was held to during a soccer World Cup qualifying match between Ireland and Israel.

More from the protest here:

Political Material from: Palestine Solidarity Demonstration During Ireland-Israel Soccer Match, 4th June 2005

Irish Left Archive

A poster depicting a man on a soccer pitch whose lower half is that of a soccer player, but whose upper half is a soldier pointing a gun. The text reads: Support Palestine On June 4th; Demonstrate Against Israel’s Occupation; Assemble 3pm, Central Bank, Dame Street; Organised by Palestine Solidarity Coalition