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1979 Irish 1p Cufflinks

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Perfect 41st Birthday Gift. 1979 Irish Copper Penny Coins. These unique cufflinks are made from genuine old Irish 1 Penny coins. An image of an ornamental bird, adapted from the Book of Kells, held in Trinity College in Dublin, features on the obverse side of the coin. The other cufflinks features 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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1979 – INFORMATION AND EVENTS FROM 1979

Kerry won the All Ireland Senior Football Champions
Kilkenny won the All Ireland Senior Hurling Champions

BORN THAT YEAR WERE

Kate Hudson (Actress)
Johnny Wilkinson (Rugby Player)
Catherine Zeta Jones (Actress)

INVENTIONS IN 1979 INCLUDED

Cell phones
Walkman
Roller blades

FAMOUS IRISH MOVIES INCLUDED

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

ALSO THAT YEAR

USSR Invades Afghanistan
Margaret Thatcher elected Prime minister in UK
Severe Atlantic Storm hits Fastnet International Yacht Race and a number of boats and crew are lost
In the US due to crisis in Iran Oil Prices increase around the world and the public begin panic buying making things worse.
Pope John Paul II arrives on a three-day visit to Ireland. Over one million people attend a Papal Mass in the Phoenix Park in Dublin
Dubliner Eamonn Coghlan breaks the world indoor mile record. He clocks 3 minutes 52.6 seconds at a race in San Diego.