Tag Archives: New Issues

New Issues 2018: August

Only one issue of stamps this month A four-stamp set for the RDS (Royal Dublin Society) on 2nd August. I have the set in mint and used condition. There is also a souvenir sheet for the World Meeting of Families … Continue reading

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Two Anecdotes from July

Now that I have my free Senior Citizen Travel Pass, I can travel all over for Ireland for free. Since May 2017, I have been in 28 of Ireland’s 32 counties. One of the things that I like to do is … Continue reading

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New Issues 2018: July

There were no issues in June and two issues in July. Four stamps were issued on 12th July for Irish Bees. They were issued in the form of a strip meant to indicate a “Honeycomb”. A miniature sheet was issued. … Continue reading

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New Issues 2018: May

Few issues in May 2018. The annual Europa issue features Bridges (two stamps). A single stamp showing Piobairí Uileann (Uileann Pipes) and a single stamp showing the 1400th Death Anniversary of St Kevin were also issued. There are no issues … Continue reading

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New Issues 2018: April

Another quiet month with just one issue. The much anticipated “International Statesmen” stamps feature two great heroes of the 20th century, Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela. This year 2018 marks the 50th Anniversary of the Assassination (let’s call it…murder!) … Continue reading

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New Issues 2018: March

March was a quiet month. The Centenary of the Death of John Redmond and the 150th Anniversary of the Irish National Teachers Organisation. The Coil Stamps delayed since January were also issued.    

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New Issues 2018: February

Just two issues in February. The annual LOVE stamp is only sold in booklets. But the Philatelic Counter at the General Post Office sells the stamp in pairs. The “N” indicates national rate postage. St Patrick’s Day is also an … Continue reading

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