Stamps on National Parks – Ireland 2011.

Stamps on National Parks – Ireland 2011.

Ireland issued a set of six stamps on National Parks on 06 Jun 2011 (World Environment Day). These were issued in Se-Tenant strips of three.

55c – Ballycroy National Park.- It was established as a National Park on 01 Nov 1998 and now covers 117.79 hectares. Blanket bogs, largest peatland, whooper swan,white-fronted goose are the attractions.

55c – The Burren National Park- It is the smallest national Park of Ireland with orchids, butterflies, moths, otters, Pine marten, Dolphins being the attractions,

55c – Connemara National Park.- It was opened to public in 1990 and covers 2000 hectares of land. Its attractions are bog cotton, orchids, Robins, Wrens etc.

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IRELAND 2011-NATIONAL PARKS.

82c -Glenveagh National Park.- It is the second-largest National Park in Ireland and was established in 1986. Red Deer and Pine trees are the attractions.

82c – Killarney National Park -It was First national Park of Ireland established in 1932 on land donated by Muckross estate. It now encompasses 25,425 acres of Land. It has beautiful oak and yew woodlands, Lake Killarney, wet woodlands, Red Deer, sika deer, wood warbler, garden warbler , osprey etc.

55c – Wicklow Mountains National Park- It is 54,000 acres protected area established in 1992 south of Dublin. It is located in Wicklow mountains and is known for Deciduous and Coniferous Woods, Bluebells, Polypody ferns, bats, rare otters and whooper swans.

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IRELAND 2001 -NATIONAL PARKS.

 

Stamps on Irish Flowers– Ireland 1978.

Stamps on Irish Flowers– Ireland 1978.

Ireland issued a set of stamps Irish Flowers on 12 Jun 1978.

8p-Spring Genetian                                    10p- Strawberry Tree

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IRELAND 1978-IRISH FLOWERS

11p- Large-Flowered Butterwort                    17p-St Dabeoc’s Heath

IRELAND FLOWERS 2
IRELAND 1978-IRISH FLOWERS

75th Anniversary of Republic of Ireland- 1997.

75th Anniversary of Republic of Ireland- 1997.

The Republic of Ireland issued a set of eight stamps to commemorate its 75th Anniversary.

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IRELAND 1997 -75TH ANNIVERSARY

32 p – Date of Issue -18 Feb 1997 -Irish Army, UN Peace Keeping Forces

32 p – Date of Issue -18 Feb 1997-Parliament Building, Flag & Constitution of Ireland.

32 p -Date of Issue -03 Apr 1997- Sports, Athletics, Baseball, Football.

32 p – Date of Issue -03 Apr 1997- Music, Singers, Musical Instruments

Stamps on EUROPA 1969– Ireland  – Colonnade formed by EUROPA CEPT

Stamps on EUROPA 1969– Ireland  – Colonnade formed by EUROPA CEPT

The theme for EUROPA 1969 was Colonnade formed bywords “EUROPA CEPT’. 26 participating countries issued 48 stamps on this common theme. Yugoslavia and Vatican City issued EUROPA stamps for the First time. Ireland issued a set of two stamps on the theme. The stamps were issued on 28 Apr 1969. A FDC is listed.

FDC IRELAND EUROPA 1969
FDC IRELAND EUROPA 1969