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1970 Irish 5p Pendant

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Perfect 51st Birthday Gift. 1970 Irish 5p coin. This pendant is made from genuine old large Irish 5p coins. The coin features the Celtic Harp, the national emblem of Ireland which symbolises the history, culture and heritage of the Emerald Isle. This pendant was made by hand not machine, the coin has been cleaned and hand polished to bring it back to its former glory. The coin is then mounted into the pendant and comes in a beautiful presentation box with a snake chain included. You are covered with our 100% satisfaction guarantee.

Note: Irish 5p Coins have a diameter of 23.59mm.

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1970 – INFORMATION AND EVENTS FROM 1970

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

SPORT IN 1970

Cork are All-Ireland hurling champions.
Kerry beat Meath in the football.
Pele makes his mark as Brazil wins the 1970 World Cup.

EVENTS IN 1970

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.