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New Issues 2017: Part Twelve

The final stamps of 2017. Centenary of Apparitions at Fatima. One stamp at international rate. Christmas. A booklet featuring 26 “national rate” stamps selling at £25. These are available as a pair from the Philatelic Services at General Post Office … Continue reading

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Che Guevara: The Revolutionary Who Did Not Sell Out…Twice!

This is an odd story which will be a footnote to Irish Stamp Collecting. On 5th October 2017, a stamp was issued to honour Che Guevara. You may read elsewhere that this is controversial but as I wrote last month, … Continue reading

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New Issues 2017: Part Eleven

Thursday 5th October 2017. PostCrossing. One stamp at “international rate). Ireland joins the list of nations that has issued a PostCrossing stamp. And indirectly, PostCrossing, the organised exchange of postcards has re-vitalised Stamp Collecting. I was briefly involved in PostCrossing and … Continue reading

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New Issues 2017: Part Ten

Thursday 21st September 2017. Urban Street Art. Four stamps all at National Rate. I bought two sets yesterday. In a few days, I will post one set to myself. There is also a premium booklet with four sets of the … Continue reading

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New Issues 2017: Part Nine

The latest New Issues. Secondary Education Act 50th Anniversary (one stamp). National Ploughing Championships (two stamps and a miniature sheet).

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New Issues 2017: Part Eight

Update on new issues in recent weeks. A set of four stamps plus miniature sheet (Railway Stations), Death Centenary of Francis Ledwidge (poet) and Birth Centenary of Jack Lynch (politician).

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New Issues 2017: Part Seven

A new stamp to commemorate the Women’s Rugby World Cup was issued on 13th July. The event takes place in Ireland. The single stamp features Niamh Briggs, captain of the Irish team. I bought the mint stamps and First Day … Continue reading

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