|October 6, 2018||At Stampa 2018 our President Heinz-Jürgen Kumpf had the honour to sign the Roll of Distinguished Philatelists'. This is the highest award for members of the Federation of Philatelic Societies of Ireland (FPSI) and a rare mark of distinction.
|September 1, 2018||Our long-time member Hans Bergdolt received the Vincent Linnell Award of the ire Philatelic Association (EPA, USA) for the best article in the 2017 issues of their newsletter THE REVEALER. It is the fifth time already that Hans received this award.
|May 12, 2018||The AGM 2018 in Varel discussed the new European Data Protection Regulation. There is still a lot to do in this respect.
From 2019 onwards a online membership will be available.
The FAI medal was awarded to Harald Lützenkirchen.
Manfred Schollmayer received a special award for his many years as an auctioneer.
|October 25, 2017||Irland – 1 € Ché Guevara stamp sold out
50 years ago this year, Argentinian Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara died.
To commemorate this event An Post issued this beautiful stamp which is based on the iconic image created by Irish artist Jim Fitzpatrick.
As early as mid of October the whole printed number of 122,000 stamps was sold out.
In the meantime it has been reprinted. The price on stamp market has been adapted downwards and the orders have been shipped. There is no difference to be recognised between both printings.
|May 6, 2017||At the AGM 2017 the president and vice president as well as the treasurer have been re-elected without dissenting vote. As the new secretary has been elected Wolfgang Fiedler, as well without dissenting vote.
|March 22, 2017||On the occasion of the launch of the new definitive series "A History of Ireland in 100 Objects - a Selection" the Irish Times published a video on their website featuring our member Brian Warren. The clip on the joys of stamp collecting can be viewed under the following link:
|May 2014||Wolfgang Fiedler is the new librarian|
|January 2014||Staff change: Hans Bergdolt, secretary from 2009 until 2013, has passed his task to HARFE-editor Richard Lütticken.
Hans + Richard
|July 2013||FAI-Website revised|
|May 2009||At the 2009 Annual General Meeting of the FAI in Oberaula, Hesse, Hans Bergdolt was elected new Secretary of the FAI. In this office of the board he is succeeding Richard Lütticken who did not stand for office again.
FAI President Heinz-Jürgen Kumpf congratulates Hans Bergdolt.
|May 5, 2007||Former president of FAI Otto Jung is greeting the just voted new president of FAI Heinz-Jürgen Kumpf: