52nd Birthday Gift. The Irish 5 pence cufflinks, feature the Irish bull and the reverse side has the Irish Harp with the year the coin was made , this is a rare year as there was low mintage of the 1970 coin.
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The Jackson Five – ABC
The Emeralds – The Golden Jubilee
Norman Greenbaum – Spirit In The Sky Edison Lighthouse – Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Grows)
Dana – All Kinds Of Everything
The Beatles – Let It Be
Canned Heat – Let’s Work Together
James Taylor – Fire And Rain
Blue Mink – Melting Pot
Desmond Dekker And The Aces – You Can Get It If You Really Want
Elvis Presley – Suspicious Minds
Cork are All-Ireland hurling champions.
Kerry beat Meath in the football.
Pele makes his mark as Brazil wins the 1970 World Cup.
Ireland’s Catholic bishops agree to lift the Church ban which prevents its members from attending Trinity College, Dublin.
Dublin’s new ‘Dandelion Market’ opens for business.
A Derry teenager represents Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest. Dana wins with ‘All Kinds Of Everything’. Ireland celebrates its first-ever Eurovision Song Contest victory.
KENT STATE UNIVERSITY, OHIO 4 May .
U.S. National Guardsmen open fire on anti-war protestors. Four people are killed.
U.S. President Richard Nixon visits Ireland in October .There are anti-war protests at the American Embassy.
In Dublin, anti-apartheid protestors greet the South African rugby tour. Lansdowne Road has a cordon of Gardai and barbed wire. Ireland draw 9-9 with the Springboks.