About the collection

The archive principally collects primary source material and artifacts that relate to:

·         the historical development of the Post Office in Ireland

·         philately and postal history

·         the working lives of Post Office staff

·         policies, principles and business processes

·         prominent figures in Post Office history

·         publicity and marketing.

  Reward Notice, 1821Valentine's Day Card, 1860John Walsh delivering a letter, 1948.  This image has been kindly donated by the John (Melody) Walsh Family Archive

Offers to donate material that falls within the general scope of the collection are welcome.
If you would like to make a donation please contact us by e-mailing heritage@anpost.ie, or by writing to the An Post archive, the General Post Office (1-160), O’Connell Street, Dublin 1.