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1 Pound, 1975

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Lady Hazel Lavery

Front: Lady Hazel Lavery (1887-1935), socialite and painter

Lady Hazel was born in the United States. She was the daughter of a Chicago industrialist of Irish extraction. A portrait of Lady Lavery, painted by her husband, Sir John Lavery, was reproduced on Irish banknotes from 1928 until the 1970s. This image of Lady Lavery was found as a watermark on Irish banknotes right up until the introduction of the Euro.

Back: Representation of river gods

 

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Front: Queen Medb (first century B. C.), Warrior-Queen of Connacht

Back: Old writing

 

5 Pounds, 1986

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Front: John Scotus Eriugena (810-877), medieval philosopher

Back: Old writing

 

5 Pounds, 1999

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Front: Sister Catherine McAuley (1778-1841), Irish founder of the Sisters of Mercy

Back: School children

 

10 Pounds, 1999

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Front: Dublin; James Joyce (1882-1941), Irish novelist and poet

Back: Liffey River mask; Street map of Dublin; writing from Ulysses by James Joyce

Courtesy orocondor

 

20 Pounds, 1996

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Front: Derrynane Abbey; Daniel O'Connell (1775-1847), Irish political leader

Back: Irish Constitution; Four Courts building, Dublin

The Four Courts are the location of the Supreme Court, the High Court and the Dublin Circuit Court. Until 2010 the building also housed the Central Criminal Court.

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Four Courts Building

Four Courts building

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50 Pounds, 2001

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Front: Áras an Uachtaráin building at Phoenix Park, Dublin; Douglas Hyde (1860-1949), first President of Ireland from 1938 to 1945

Back: Uilinn piper; Crest of Conradh na Gaeilge

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100 Pounds, 1996

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Front: Avondale House; Charles Stewart Parnell (1846-1891), founder and leader of the Irish Parliamentary Party

Back: Charles Stewart Parnell monument, Dublin

Courtesy yuri

 

Charles Stewart Parnell Monument

Parnell monument

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Ireland Republic, occupies five-sixth of the island of Ireland located in the Atlantic Ocean west of Great Britain, was an integral part of United Kingdom from 1800 to 1921. Established as the Irish Free State dominion in 1921, and a republic in 1949. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Ireland.

Beginning on January 1, 2002 Euro becomes the official currency for Ireland Republic.

 

 

 

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