25th 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.
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Dublin won the All Ireland Senior Football Champions
Clare won the All Ireland Senior Hurling Champions
JAVA Computer Language
Circle of Friends
United Nations intervenes in Bosnian Civil War and cease fire after peace agreement War ends
A magnitude 7.3 earthquake occurs near Kobe, Japan, killing 6,433 people
IRELAND v ENGLAND, 15 February 1995: England supporters riot at Lansdowne Road. The match is abandoned. Fifty people are injured.
France tests its nuclear weapons in the South Pacific. Despite local opposition and worldwide condemnation, President Chirac orders the nuclear tests.
January 27 – Taoiseach, John Bruton, and Gerry Adams hold their first formal discussions.
February 2 – President Mary Robinson addresses a joint session of the Houses of the Oireachtas.
February 15 – English soccer hooligans riot at Lansdowne Road during a friendly between the Republic of Ireland and England. The match is abandoned. Ireland were 1-0 up. There was over 70 injuries, most of them were English. The English fans were escorted out of Dublin by members of the Irish Army.
March 19 – Dublin boxer Stephen Collins beats world champion Chris Eubank to win the WBO super middleweight championship title.
May 19 – Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh make a visit to Northern Ireland. On the same day U.S. President Bill Clinton approves a visa for Gerry Adams to enter the United
June 4 – Ireland qualifies for the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup.
November 21 – South Africa’s deputy-President, FW de Klerk, addresses the Forum for Peace and Reconciliation at Dublin Castle.
November 24 – In a referendum, the people of the Republic vote narrowly to allow divorce.
November 26 – A recount in the Divorce Referendum reveals that a majority of the electorate has voted in favour of divorce by just over 50.3%
November 30 – American President Bill Clinton and his wife Hillary spend the day in Northern Ireland.
December 1 – 80,000 cheer President Bill Clinton at College Green in Dublin. Afterwards he attends a state dinner at Dublin Castle.
December 12 – Plans for a £200 million light rail transit system in Dublin are announced. Eventually to be called Luas, it is to connect the city centre with Howth, Blackrock and Bray when complete.
December 21 – Jack Charlton retires as manager of the Republic of Ireland national football team.
Ireland Christmas Number 1
Irelands new boyband ‘Boyzone’ with ‘Father and Son’
McAlmont and Butler – Yes
Massive Attack – Protection
Take That – Back For Good
The Corrs – Runaway
Bobby Brown – Two Can Play That Game Sinead O’Connor/ Shane McGowan – Haunted
Boyzone – So Good
Secret Garden – Nocturne
Oasis – Wonderwall
Blur – The Universal