TWO NEW STAMPS marking the 50th anniversary of the visit of President John F Kennedy to Ireland in June 1963 have been unveiled.
The stamps feature iconic photographs taken during the historic four-day visit 50 years ago.
The 60c stamps shows President Kennedy being served tea by his cousin’s daughter, the late Mary Ann Ryan in Dunganstown, just outside New Ross in 1963.
The 90c stamp shows President Kennedy, Taoiseach Seán Lemass and then Commandant PJ Daly (left) laying a wreath at Arbour Hill. Daly now aged 92, who later went on to become Brigadier General of the Defence Forces, helped launch the stamps in New Ross.
The new stamps and limited edition First Day Cover (€2.50) may be viewed and purchased from tomorrow.