Win the An Post Handwriting Competition

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Thank you for taking part in the An Post/ INTO Handwriting Competition.

Here are the winners for 2018


  • David Jones, Scoil Mhuire, Granard, Co. Longford, Category 1
  • Megan McHugh, St. Clare's Primary School, Dublin 6W, Category 2
  • Nthati Rammusi, Scoil Mhuire gan Smál, Carlow, Category 3
  • Jane McCormack, Shronell N.S., Tipperary, Category 4
  • Luke Herangi, St. Brigid's B.N.S., Foxrock, Dublin 18, Special Award  


  • Leigha Byrne, Scoil Bhríde, Donaghmede, Dublin 13, Category 1
  • Ethan Fleming, Scoil Naomh Sheosaimh, Galway, Category 1
  • Siún Harty, Scoil Eoin, Tralee, Co. Kerry, Category 1
  • Greg Ó Sé, Gaelscoil Eoghain Uí Thuairisc, Carlow, Category 2
  • Chloe Power, Knockanore N.S., Co. Waterford, Category 2
  • Conall Doherty, Woodland N.S., Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, Category 2
  • Amhy Essoin, St. Mary's Parish Primary School, Drogheda, Co. Louth, Category 3
  • Barry O'Connell, Scoil Barra, Ballincollig, Co. Cork, Category 3
  • Jakub Urbanczyk, Scoil Muire Bainrion, Edenderry, Co. Offaly, Category 3
  • Eoin King, St. Joseph's N.S., Drogheda, Co. Louth, Category 4
  • Quyen Nguyen, St. Ronan's N.S., Clondalkin, Dublin 22, Category 4
  • Noah O'Donnell, St. Baithin's N.S., St. Johnston, Co. Donegal, Category 4  

Teachers draw winners

  • Caitríona Catterson, Scoil Naomh Bríd, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal  

Contact us
PO Box 11201
Dublin 1
D01 F5P2

Telephone: 01 522 4837



By taking part you, your teacher, your principal and your school can win great prizes. 

  • By entering, teachers will go into a draw for a luxury weekend away for two to the value of €300.
  • Winners are chosen based on class participation
  • In Categories One, Two, Three and Four an overall national winner and three regional runners-up will be selected
  • A Special category award will be made to one overall winner at both primary and secondary level

Overall National Winners

  • Category One national winner will win €500 for the school and a Postperson visit to their classroom with goodies for the class 
  • Category Two, Three, Four and the Special Award winners will win a presentation at a national awards ceremony, €500 for the school and a class pass for their school to visit GPO Witness History Visitor Centre during the year 
  • Each Category winner will also receive a €50 One4all gift card for the winning pupil, their teacher and principal

Regional Runners-up

Three runners-up in each category will win: 

  • €100 cash prize for the school
  • €25 One4all gift card for the runner up pupil
  • €25 One4all gift card for their teacher
  • €25 One4all gift card for their school principal 

Closing date

The deadline for entries is Tuesday, March 20, 2018 so get posting!


  • Category one: Junior infants and senior infants
  • Category two: First class and second class
  • Category three: Third class and fourth class
  • Category four: Fifth class and sixth class
  • Special category: Special needs class entries and entries from students with a special need

Contact us
PO Box 11201
Dublin 1

Telephone: 01 522 4837


An Post Handwriting Week

We want to help you get ready for the An Post/INTO Handwriting Competition. We are delighted to introduce An Post Handwriting Week, February 26-March 2, 2018.

An Post Handwriting Week pack

This online pack has everything you need to plan and have fun with handwriting.

You can reward your pupils' handwriting with An Post Handwriting Week certificates: