A submission for the Millennium Irish Pound Coin Design. The design motif comprises two elements - a flower (wild iris) to remind us of the fragile ecology of our plant and a spiral - referring to our Celtic past and the whirling continuum of time.

Review: Central Bank of Ireland Archive Reading Room

Upon hearing the news that “The Central Bank of Ireland has opened its archives to the public” I just had to book an appointment for a quick, initial visit … and I was not disappointed ! The Central Bank of Ireland has employed a professional archivist and the fruits of this investment can be seen…