Perfect 21st Anniversary/Birthday Gift. 2000 Irish 5p coin. This pendant is made from genuine old small 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.
Click on the Description box for more information and events of the year 2000!
Kerry won the All Ireland Senior Football Champions
Kilkenny won the All Ireland Senior Hurling Champions
When Brendan Met Trudy
2000 features U2 getting the Freedom of Dublin, allowing Bono and The Edge to graze their sheep on St Stephen’s Green.
The American presidential election descended into political farce in November, when George W Bush and Al Gore fought a legal battle over a handful of votes in the state of Florida.
Irish rugby got a bright new star when 21 year-old Brian O’Driscoll scored three tries in a 27-25 victory over France in Paris, while Sonia O’Sullivan took silver in the 5000m at the Sydney Olympic Games in Australia.
In Dublin, angry shareholders confronted Eircom management at the company’s AGM, lobbyist Frank Dunlop made a series of startling revelations at the Flood Tribunal.
As reports indicated that Ireland’s booming economy was now creating over 100,000 new jobs a year, Finance Minister Charlie McCreevy introduced a series of record tax cuts.
Dubliner Anna Nolan was among the residents of the first-ever ‘Big Brother’ house on Channel Four.
February 11 – The British government suspends devolution in Northern Ireland.
May 6 – The IRA begins decommissioning its weapons.
May 30 – Devolution returns to Northern Ireland.
December 12 – President Clinton of the United States arrives in Dublin beginning what is his final overseas trip as President and meets with President McAleese
December 13 – Bill Clinton meets with the political leaders of Northern Ireland.
December 31 – Ireland celebrates as the 20th Century draws to a close.
October 31 – Boyband Westlife score their seventh straight UK number one and still remain to be the only artist in UK chart history to have 7 straight chart-toppers.
Christmas number 1, Stan by Eminem
Ronan Keating – Life Is A Rollercoaster
Chicane – No Ordinary Morning
Blink 182 – All The Small Things
Westlife – Fool Again
Blue – Don’t Wanna Let You Go
Toploader – Dancing In The Moonlight
U2 – Beautiful Day
The Corrs – Breathless