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New Stamp Collection To Remember Lost Search & Rescue Personnel

21st March 2018
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Caitriona Lucas will be recognised alongside the crew of Rescue 116 in next year’s stamp programme Caitriona Lucas will be recognised alongside the crew of Rescue 116 in next year’s stamp programme Photo: Facebook/Caitriona Lucas

#Coastguard - Next year’s commemorative stamp programme from An Post will feature a tribute to the four coastguard crew lost in the Rescue 116 tragedy one year ago.

RTÉ News reports that Caitriona Lucas, the coastguard volunteer who died during a rescue mission in September 2016, will be included as part of a series paying tribute to the work of the Irish Coast Guard.

Among other stamps due in 2019 will be one to mark 100 years since the first non-stop transatlantic flight from Newfoundland to Galway by British aviators Alcock and Brown.

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