The Callcard that never was...

 

13 years after the last Callcard was produced, it is becoming harder and harder to discover new information about the world of Irish phonecards. However I was recently reminded of the Callcard which never seen the light of day. In fact, it's existence is unknown to many Callcard fans and collectors alike.

 

In the mid 1990's, a committee was tasked by the Irish government to run a program of events in 1997 throughout Ireland to commemorate the great Irish famine. The committee had a budget of €250,000 to organise events throughout Ireland and to conduct new research on the Irish famine which plagued the our country from 1845 to 1851.

 

Old Telephone Boxes Remaining in Ireland ## Update ##

### Update ### Our map of phoneboxes below is updated regularly. Thanks for all the comments and suggestions. Please keep them coming, even if they are out of commission or in poor condition. 

 

As a regular reader will know, we at callcards.ie have a soft spot for the old style P&T Phonebox (or phonebooth, depending where you come from!). 

 

Over the past year, we've been putting together a map which identifies where these old type Phoneboxes still stand.

 

There are 2 types: concrete phone boxes and wooden phone boxes.

P&T inscription

Originally painted cream and green

Website Refresh

After months and months of late nights, pots of tea and Marietta biscuits... our major website revamp is here.
Here is just some of the new website updates and features:

  • Mobile Friendly
  • Exclusive Member Content (register for free)
  • Callcard Database content rewritten and researched
  • Featured Callcard
  • Extra images including Callcard Sleeves, proofs, wallets etc.
  • Related Callcards at the bottom of each Callcard in the database
  • New Blog Articles

 
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