Tag Archives: New Issues

New Issues 2018: October

Not many issues. A single stamp to mark the centenary of the sinking of RMS Leinster which was sunk by a German UBoat in the closing weeks of the First World War. A total of 567 people were killed. This … Continue reading

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Stampa 2018 (National Stamp Exhibition)

The Irish National Stamp Exhibition took place from Friday 5th October to Sunday 7th October. I attended on two days (Friday and Sunday). This is my seventh successive “Stampa” since I returned to Stamp Collecting in March 2012. Maybe five … Continue reading

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New Issues 2018: September

A quiet month. Just one issue…four stamps on 6th September. to mark Irish Scientific Discoveries. A Prestige Booklet due to be issued at the same time was actually issued a few days late.  

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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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