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Title

O' Higgins for President

Object Name

Political poster

Maker

Fianna Fail (Primary maker)

Date Made

1973
1973

Place Made

Republic of Ireland: County Dublin: Dublin
Dublin

Description

Irish Presidential Election poster for Thomas O'Higgins for President. Coloured image of O'Higgins with white lettering with green and orange backgrounds. Printed May 1973. Tom O’Higgins stood as the Fine Gael candidate but lost to the Fianna Fail candidate Erskine Childers by 635,867 votes to 578,771. In the 1966 presidential election he stood against the encumbent President, Eamon De Valera and lost by a mere 1% of the vote.

Materials

paper

Place Collected

Republic of Ireland: County Dublin: Dublin
Dublin

Date Collected

1973
1973

Catalogue Number

BELUM.O232.1973

Copyright

National Museums NI