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Ireland Issued Stamp on Death Centenary of Francis Ledwidge

The €1 stamp features a portrait of the Co Meath poet and incorporates a photograph of a blackbird by nature photographer Lewis Bates.It was designed by Dublin design agency Detail.Ledwidge was born in Slane, Co Meath in 1887. He began … Continue reading

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Faroe Islands Issued Stamps on First World War Centenary

Faroe Islands is today  issuing a set of stamps commemorating First World War centenary. It did not take long before the Faroes suffered the consequences of the Great War. Sea transport to and from mainland Europe, especially Denmark, stopped more … Continue reading

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