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It is all change for An Post in Carlingford, Co Louth where the local post office has just taken up a new prime location with a re-vamped office.
The national winners of the 2015 An Post Education Awards took centre stage at the GPO, Dublin today. This year An Post teamed up with INTO in national schools to create a new An Post/INTO Handwriting Competition.
A two stamp set, released by An Post today (Thursday May 7th, 2015), marks the centenary of the WW1 sinking of the passenger liner Lusitania off the coast of Cork in May 1915.
An Post published its Annual Report for 2014, the key points of which are:
Two new stamps were issued today by An Post to commemorate the Gallipoli Landings of World War 1, part of a disastrous Allied attempt to control the sea route to Russia in 1915. The campaign cost the lives of some 3,000 Irishmen serving in the British Army at the time.
A new partnership between An Post and Ulster Bank enables the bank’s personal and business customers to conduct certain banking transactions via the An Post network of 1,140 post offices, Monday to Saturday.
March 20, 2015: An Post has gone super hi-tech to celebrate an Irish success story with the release today of a four stamp set celebrating the Irish animation industry.
26th February, 2015: An Post has appointed Shannon Heritage, part of the newly established Shannon Group plc, to operate and manage the €7m GPO Witness History Interpretive Exhibition Centre. The contract was awarded following a competitive tender process. The world-class visitor centre is currently under construction in the inner eastern courtyard of the iconic building and is expected to attract up to 300,000 visitors annually following its opening at Easter 2016
In the early hours of a recent Sunday morning a giant 500-tonnes, 110m crane lifted a second 52 metre tower-crane into position, piece-by-piece, within the inner courtyard at Dublin’s iconic GPO. The crane now lifts building material of all types and sizes over the roof of the building, enabling ongoing construction works for GPO: Witness History, a world-class interpretive exhibition centre.
Unveiling a fast and tactical route which totals almost 1,200 kilometres, the organisers of An Post Rás today launched what could be one of the most suspenseful editions of the race in recent history.
Thursday, 22nd January 2015: The 50th Anniversary of an historic meeting between then Taoiseach Sean Lemass and the Prime Minister of Northern Ireland Terence O’Neill is marked today with the release, by An Post, of a commemorative stamp.
January 7th, 2015: In celebration of Ireland’s significant contribution to Science, An Post today issued two 68c stamps featuring the Science Gallery at Dublin’s Trinity College and the annual BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition.