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Date of issue: 25 September 2008

--55c Stamp - Cullenswood House
A strong desire to preserve the Irish language led Pádraic Mac Piarais to found Scoil Éanna, also known as St. Enda's School, in 1908. A Long-time critic of the Irish educational system, Pádraic Mac Piarais observed bilingual education in Belgium while visiting the country in 1905, and resolved to set up a school in Ireland which would be based on this format.

--55c Stamp - The Hermitage
The Hermitage in Rathfarnham, Dublin which housed Scoil Éanna from 1910.

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