Irish postal service release Che Guevara postal stamp days before 50th anniversary of his murder


October 8, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos


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An Post, the Irish postal service, have issued a one euro stamp featuring the Argentine communist revolutionary, Ernesto “Che” Guavara.

October 9 will mark the 50th anniversary of one of the leading figures of the Cuban Revolution that overthrew the US-backed dictator Fulgencio Batista. 

Che’s father, Ernesto Guevara Lynch, was a civil engineer of Irish descent and once stated that “in my son’s veins flowed the blood of Irish rebels”.

The  stamp can be purchased at Dublin’s GPO or online at

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