Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Ireland To Issue 50th Anniversary Kennedy Stamps

Ireland will commemorate the 50th anniversary of  John F. Kennedy's presidency and his visit to Ireland with two stamps in 2013.

According to the New Ross Standard, "An Post has received government approval for its stamp collection for 2013, which includes these two commemorative stamps to mark the historic occasion."

The article quotes Councillor Michael Sheehan who said, "...when these stamps are issued, souvenir collections, commemorative envelopes and programmes will also be launched. The Fianna Fáil councillor said he has also spoken to representatives of the United States Congress to launch a joint issue in conjunction with the An Post Stamp."

Shown above, 1988 stamp was issued by Ireland to mark the 25th anniversary of the death President Kennedy.

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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM