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1916-2016 Eighth Definitive Series Participants strip of 4

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Eight Definitive Series 16DL2

The category, Participants, highlights the breadth of forces involved in the fighting. Dublin Metropolitan Police Constable James O’Brien and rebel Sean Connolly became the Rising’s first two fatalities. The image of the Malone brothers demonstrates the complexity of Irish identities and responses to the war and the Rising. Lieutenant Michael Malone fought with the Irish Volunteers and was killed during the battle of Mount Street Bridge. His brother, Sergeant William Malone, of the 2nd Royal Dublin Fusiliers, was killed in the battle of Ypres, in May 1915. Dr Kathleen Lynn and Elizabeth O’Farrell represent the role played by female combatants. Dr Lynn was a medical campaigner and suffragist, and an officer with the Irish Citizen Army. Cumann na mBan member, Elizabeth O’Farrell, played a prominent role in the general surrender. Emphasising the role of the rank-and-file, the image featuring Jack Doyle and Tom McGrath is one of only two surviving photographs of the rebels taken inside the GPO during Easter Week.

The stamps feature Augmented Reality, and when scanned by a smartphone with the CEE App installed, will give access to background information on the Rising, and also link customers to

Participants strip of 4
Product Code: 16DL2

Technical details
Date of Issue: January 21, 2016
Value & Quantity: 16 x 70c
Stamp Design: Zinc Design Consultants
Stamp Size: 56mm x 25mm
Paper: Raflatac Thermal P200
Colour: Multicolour with phosphor tagging
Make - up: Strip of 4 Perforations: 11 x 11.25
Printing Process: HP Indigo high resolution digital print
Printer: Label Art Ltd

Price: €2.80 


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