Perfect 50th Birthday Gift. 1971 Irish Halfpenny Coin. These unique cufflinks are made from genuine old Irish Halfpenny Coins. The cufflinks feature an image of an ornamental bird , taken from the Book of Kells and also feature The Irish Harp, a symbol of the history, culture and heritage of the Emerald Isle. These cufflinks are made by hand not machine, the coins are inset into the cufflinks and come in a beautiful silver presentation box. You are covered with our 100% satisfaction guarantee on all our products. Give a piece of history as a gift today..
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Holy Night by Tommy Drennan is Chrismas number 1.
Other 1971 songs
T. Rex – Get It On
Angela Farrell – One Day Love-Eurovision entry
Clodagh Rogers – Jack in the Box
Severine – Un Banc, Un Arbre, Une Rue
The Who – Won’t Get Fooled Again
Simon and Garfunkel – Bridge Over Troubled Water
Curtis Mayfield – Move On Up
Offaly won the All Ireland Senior Football Champions. Offaly win by 1-14 to 2-8. Galway
Tipp win the Hurling Final by 5-17 to 5-1 Kilkenny
Minnie Driver (Actress)
Lance Armstrong (Cyclist)
Mariah Carey (Singer)
The dot-matrix printer invented.
The food processor invented.
The liquid-crystal display (LCD) invented by James Fergason.
The microprocessor invented by Faggin, Hoff and Mazor.
VCR or videocassette invented.
Flight of the Doves
In May, the Irish Women’s Liberation Movement leads a cross-Border protest against the Republic’s ban on contraception.
Cigarette advertising is banned on television this year.
The nation has a booming drinks trade in 1971 . Across rural Ireland, there is one pub for every 250 people.
On 9 August, the NI government introduces internment without trial.
1971 Idi Amin seizes power in Uganda. The former army officer promotes himself to President after a military coup in the Central African country.
China is admitted to the United Nations UN
A new stock market index called the Nasdaq debuts
Decimalisation in United Kingdom and Ireland both switch to decimal currency.
Ireland hosts the Eurovision Song Contest in April. RTE prepares for its first-ever live colour TV production.
Cigarette advertising is banned on television this year..Across rural Ireland, there is one pub for every 250 people.