Talks

AN IRISH WOLFHOUND, A HARE AND A SALMON: HOW IRELAND GOT A NEW COINAGE ‘DISTINCTLY OUR OWN’

with Maeve Casserly, Historian in Residence (Dublin City Council, South East Area)

Kevin Street Library

10/10/2019 at 6:30pm

In 1928 the Free State launched a new Irish coinage, whose designs were used until the Euro’s introduction in 2002. Explore the long, interesting and somewhat contentious process which created these beautiful coins and their importance for the new Irish nation.

Booking not required.