Ireland 2012 Europa

From Stamps of the World
  • Issued: 3rd May 2012
  • two values
  • Designed by: Steve Simpson, after photographs
  • Printing: Irish Security Stamp Printing, in sheetlets of 10: with enlarged illustrated borders
  • stamp format height 36mm x width 36mm
  • Perforations 13.25 x 13.25

55c ~ Small Skellig, islet off the coast of Co. Kerry, with circling sea-birds
82c ~ Ha'penny bridge over the Liffey, Dublin, with quay-side buildings, and seagull Ha'penny Bridge built of cast iron (Coalbrookedale, Shropshire), was erected 1816 as the Wellington Bridge. The toll was one halfpenny per pedestrian (later, for a time, 1½d leading to its revised nickname, Penny Ha'penny Bridge. The toll was abolished in 1919; it became Liffey Bridge thereafter


Sheetlets of ten


First Day Cover

official issue FDC