Irish 1p Cufflinks


40th Birthday Gift.Irish 1 pence cufflinks. The cufflinks feature an ornamental bird and the design is adapted from the Book of Kells held in Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland.

The year on the coin you receive will be the specific year of the listing

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
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.

1979 - Videos from 1979

Another Brick in the Wall by Pink Floyd Christmas Number 1