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An Post gets app’ed, animated and adhesive


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.

Shannon Heritage wins contract for €7m GPO Centre


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

Reign of the crane


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.

History made, history marked by An Post


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.

New stamps stick science under the microscope


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.