Irish 1p Cufflinks

€59.00

Perfect 30th Anniversary Gift. 1990 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..

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

1990

Cork won the All Ireland Senior Football Champions
Cork won the All Ireland Senior Hurling Champions

Also, born that year were

Emma Watson (Actress)

Inventions in 1990 included

Word Wide Web and internet protocol
WWW language HTML

1990 Irish movies include

The Field
State of Grace

Also that year

Saddam Hussein orders Iraq invasion of Neighboring Kuwait
Operation Desert Shield Begins as the United States and UK send troops to Kuwait
Lech Walesa becomes president of Poland

After forty-five years of division, East and West Germany are reunified.

April 26 - The Labour Party selects Mary Robinson as its candidate in the presidential election.
June 11 - Republic of Ireland national football team begin their World Cup campaign with a 1-1 draw against England in Cagliari. Kevin Sheedy scores for the Republic, with Gary Lineker scoring for England.
June 17 - The Republic's World Cup campaign continues with a goalless draw against Egypt.
June 20 - Circulation begins of the IR£1 coin as a replacement for the note of the same denomination.
June 21 - The Republic complete their group stage unbeaten and reach the last 16 of the World Cup with a 1-1 draw against Holland.
June 25 - The Republic reach the World Cup quarter-finals by beating Romania on penalties after a goalless draw in the last 16 tie in Genoa.
June 30 - The Republic's World Cup bid ends with a quarter-final defeat by hosts Italy in Rome.
On 1 July, the Irish team returns to Dublin to a welcome of 500,000 fans.

South Africa: Nelson Mandela is freed after twenty-six years in jail and on  July 2 addresses a joint session of both houses of the Oireachtas.
August 24 - Brian Keenan is released after 1574 days in captivity in Beirut.  
Brian Lenihan's Presidential campaign runs into trouble as a taped conversation is made public. In order to stay in power, Charles Haughey sacks Brian Lenihan.

December 3 - Mary Robinson is inaugurated as President of Ireland. Patrick Hillery bows out after 14 years as Head of State

The music Christmas No 1 is by Zig & Zag .

EMF - Unbelievable
Something Happens - Hello, Hello, Hello......
The Charlatans - The Only One I Know
Enigma - Sadness Part One
Happy Mondays - Step On
Liam Harrison/Goal Celebrities - Give It A Lash, Jack
Jack Charlton/ Ireland Team - Put 'Em Under Pressure
Pavarotti - Nessun Dorma
The LA's - There She Goes
B52's - Roam
Sinead O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U
Kylie Minogue - Better The Devil You Know
The Sawdoctors - I Usedta Lover