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From the 1995 divorce referendum, a poster from the Socialist Workers' Party (SWP).

A poster featuring a picture of Bishop Eamonn Casey with the text: Divorce: Let the Bishops look after their own families… Vote for Change! Vote Yes.
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11th June 2004, the Citizenship Referendum (27th amendment) was held and succeeded. The referendum removed the right to automatic Irish citizenship for people born in Ireland.

Proposed by the government coalition of Fianna Fáil and Progressive Democrats, and supported by Fine Gael, the amendment was opposed by parties on the left, the Human Rights Commission, and Council for Civil Liberties.

This contemporaneous pamphlet, by Kieran Allen for the Socialist Workers Party, addresses the arguments in favour and the anti-immigrant sentiment driving the campaign.

https://www.leftarchive.ie/document/496/

Citizenship and Racism: The Case against McDowell’s Referendum (2004) — Socialist Workers' Party

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17th May 2002 a general election was held in Ireland, resulting in the Fianna Fáil and Progressive Democrat coalition government being returned.

An article by Richard Boyd Barrett in Resistance, magazine of the Socialist Workers' Party, reflects on the performance of the left.

https://www.leftarchive.ie/subject/4823/

Election - General Election, 2002

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A cropped section of a scanned magazine page, showing the headline "After the election: where now for the left?" and an accompanying image of Bertie Ahern getting out of a car surrounded by Gardaí and protestors.
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19th April 2003, a demonstration was held to oppose the invasion of Iraq and the US military’s use of Shannon Airport in Newbridge, Kildare.

Documents distributed by County Kildare Anti-War Group, Socialist Party and Socialist Workers' Party are collected here as part of the project: https://www.leftarchive.ie/demonstration/6108/

Political Material from: Anti-War Demonstration, 19th April 2003

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