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Stamp set celebrates Luther King Jr and Mandela


April 5, 2018:  An Post has today (Thursday) issued two stamps in recognition of the life and achievements of international statesmen and Nobel peace prize winners, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Nelson Mandela.

INTO has the ‘write stuff’ Championing Education


22 March 2018:  An Post today issued a new €1.00 stamp celebrating the 150th anniversary of Ireland’s largest teachers’ trade unions, the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation (INTO).  Founded in 1868 the INTO represents over 43,000 school teachers across the country.  Designed by Dublin design studio Detail, the stamp depicts the words ‘Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the founding of the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation’ as if handwritten by a child.

‘Post now’ to send a real taste of Ireland this St. Patrick’s Day


March 8th, 2018: To make sure your loved ones get a taste of home in time for St. Patrick’s Day (March 17th) An Post advises customers to get parcels into the post by this Saturday 10th March - to be sure of delivery to Europe, the USA and around the world.  For the UK, best post by Tuesday 13th next.  All Post Offices are open on Saturday (and every Saturday) until 1pm to offer posting advice and send care packages on their way to loved ones everywhere.

Don’t post it, Post it!


Don’t post it, Post it! That’s the message from An Post ahead of Valentine’s Day. With the last date for posting Valentine’s Day cards and letters fast approaching, an An Post survey reveals that romantic handwritten messages are the way to Irish hearts rather than oversharing on social media.

Sending Love for Valentine’s Day


Friday 9th Feb, 2018: An Post reminds everyone that it’s time to get organised for Valentine’s Day and be ready to post early on Tuesday, for delivery next Wednesday, 14th February.

Appointment  of An Post Retail Managing Director


18 January, 2018: Debbie Byrne has been appointed as Managing Director of An Post Retail, the new stand-alone business charged with securing a successful future for the Post Office Network by transforming and re-imagining the business and making it more relevant and useful to a broader range of customers.

Dramatic echoes of ’18 celebrate GPO 200


Thursday 11th January, 2018: Birthplace of a revolution, palace of commerce and communications, beating heart of a city and post office. This year, Dublin and Ireland’s General Post Office reaches the 200th Anniversary of its opening, the oldest, still functioning postal headquarters in the world.