2011 Start


Presented at Awards Dinner

Traditional Class

  1. Aspects of Victorian India – John Mullen – Silver
  2. Variations in Irish Overprints – Jean Osborne – Silver & Éire Philatelic Association Certificate
  3. The Stamps of Zanzibar over nearly a Century – Ian C. Bailey – Vermeil and Whytes Trophy
  4. The Gerl Definitives, Booklets and Coils – Brian Warren – Gold, David Feldman Trophy, Irish Security  Stamp Printing Limited Trophy & J.E. Foley Memorial Medal (Éire Philatelic Association Medal)
  5. Telegraph Stamps and Forms used in Ireland and Great Britain 1846-1956 – David Brennan – Vermeil

 Postal History Class

  1. The South Atlantic Conflict – John Baverstock – Silver-Bronze & the .E. Dixon Shield

 Open Class

  1. Dublin: A Study – Denis Fahey – Silver Bronze
  2. Elizabeth Regina II – Pat Casey – Vermeil and the Michael Giffney Salver


  1. The Development of Canada’s Airmail – Gerry Byrne – Silver-Bronze and the William Kane Trophy

One Frame Class

  1. Advent of the Euro (Thematic) – John Greer – Silver-Bronze
  2. Irish Censor Mail – World War II (Postal History) – Heinz-Jürgen Kumpf – Silver and an Éire Philatelic Association Certificate
  3. Silent Night (Thematic) – John Fitzsimons – Silver-Bronze
  4. Zeppelin Flights (Aerophilately) – Brian Callan – Silver & the Federation of Philatelic Societies of Ireland Trophy


  1. A History of Modern Chemists and Chemistry – Brian Callan – Vermeil & the Charles O’Neill Trophy

 Literature / DVDs

  1. Journal of Irish Philately – Irish Philatelic Circle – Vermeil
  2. The Revealer – Éire Philatelic Association  – Vermeil


2011 Finish


At the Stampa Awards Dinner, the Roll of Distinguished Philatelists was signed by Des Quail. The newly inaugurated Federation of Philatelic Societies of Ireland Medal (for services to Irish Philately) was presented at the Federation’s AGM to Jimmy Kelly, Michael Murphy and Geoffrey McAuley plus Con Buckley (formerly of the philatelic section of Dept. of Posts & Telegraphs/An Post).