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Easter Rising 1916 Commemorative Stamps, April 1966 October 4, 2012

A lovely bit of history that a kind reader sent on (many thanks). From April 1966 a set of Easter Rising 1916 Commemorative Stamps to mark the 50th anniversary of the rising.
There are stamps for P.H. Pearse, James Connolly, Thomas Clarke, Eamonn Ceannt, Sean Mac Diarmada, Joseph Plunkett and Thomas Mac Donagh with profiles of each in Irish and English. There are also details of the stamps themselves.
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“Easter Rising 1916 -95th Commemoration 2011” -Jim Walsh -Fianna Fail -2011 Seanad Election- Agricultural Panel June 14, 2011

A leaflet produced by Fianna Fail senator Jim Walsh during the 2011 Seanad Election campaign. Walsh was running for a seat on the Agricultural Panel. The “Easter Rising 1916 -95th Commemoration 2011” theme is a picture of the executed leaders on the front, a speech given by Jim Walsh on Easter Sunday 1991, the 75th anniversary of the rising , with the Proclamation on the back of the leaflet.



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