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An Post stamp marks 50th anniversary of free secondary education

07/09/2017

7/09/2017 - Fifty years ago, in 1967, the then Minister for Education, Donogh O’Malley, announced plans for second-level education throughout Ireland. Now, a commemorative stamp from An Post, issued today (Thursday) marks that significant milestone in Irish life.

New stamp marks birth centenary of Jack Lynch

10/08/2017

A new stamp issued by An Post today (Thursday, August 10th) marks the centenary of the birth of Jack Lynch sporting hero, lawyer, political party leader and two term Taoiseach.

Ireland's soldier poet celebrated

27/07/2017

27 July 2017: An Post, has issued a stamp commemorating the centenary of the death of soldier, poet Francis Ledwidge, often referred to as ‘The Poet of the Blackbird’.

Stamp quartet celebrates ‘the Station’

20/07/2017

Thursday, 20 July, 2017:  Silent servants of the travelling public, backdrop to the lives of travellers and commuters, Ireland’s railway stations are celebrated today with the issue by An Post of a new four stamp series.

An Post heralds a ‘World Wide Open’ while closing in on Irish Parcels Market

04/07/2017

Thursday 4th July 2017:  World Wide Open is An Post’s new advertising campaign, supporting the Company’s total re-vamp and re-launch of its Parcels products and services for Irish and international e-commerce businesses. The new campaign signals An Post’s clear intention to target this business and to aggressively grow its current 25% market share by making it easy for companies and consumers to sell, to buy, to receive and return goods, wherever and whenever they choose.

New stamp celebrates ‘Father of the Flag’

29/06/2017

29/06/2017 The ‘Father of the Irish Tricolour’, revolutionary and soldier, Thomas Francis Meagher is celebrated in a new stamp released by An Post today (Thursday).Designed by Dublin design studio WorkGroup, the stamp is based on a portrait of Meagher, by Charles, with the colours of the Tricolour in the background.

New Lions stamp is a roarrrrring success

02/06/2017

1st June 2017:     The founding of Lions Clubs International, one hundred years ago, is celebrated on An Post’s new international postage stamp.   The €1.35 stamp which covers standard letter postage anywhere in the world, was designed by Dublin company Red Dog and features a photograph from the annual Lions Holiday Project in 2016.

An Post Publishes 2016 Results

25/05/2017

Dublin, 25th May 2017: In its Annual Report for 2016, published today, An Post reported a €15.6m pre-tax loss for the year. Revenues of €825.7m were in line with the prior year (€826.1m) due to strong performances by An Post’s subsidiary companies, General Election mail revenue, and a 3% price increase. But costs grew by €18.4m to €839.3m due to one-off costs and the impact of the Labour Court pay increase of 2.5%, costing €8.9m in 2016.

An Post to conclude cycling sponsorships

18/05/2017

Thursday, 18 May, 2017:  An Post will conclude its suite of cycling sponsorships including the An Post Rás, the An Post Chain Reaction Cycling Team and An Post Rás na mBan as the terms of each sponsorship expires this year.  The Company stepped back from sponsorship of the Cycle Series at the end of 2016.

New stamps get Royal treatment

20/04/2017

DUBLIN 20/4/17 A new stamp set from An Post celebrates Ireland’s royal heritage and sites from the country’s ancient history.

2017 An Post/ INTO Competition - Winners have the Write Stuff

06/04/2017

The 2017 An Post/INTO Handwriting Competition, national awards took place in GPO Witness History today, Thursday 6th April. The An Post/INTO Handwriting Competition asked children to put their best handwriting on show.  The competition has made a big impact on schools this year with over 50,000 children putting their handwriting skills to the test.

Postage rates to increase on Thursday 13th April, 2017

16/03/2017

The standard domestic letter rate for items up to 100g within Ireland will increase from €0.72c to €1.00 while the standard international letter rate up to 100g will rise from €1.10 to €1.35.  Increases of between 12% and 39% across the full range of mail services are necessary for An Post to continue to meet its Universal Service Obligation.

An Post Statement

07/03/2017

An Post is aware of the reports in today’s media concerning the future of the Post Office network. These reports have not come from An Post.

West meets East as An Post says Noh

01/03/2017

Dublin 01/03/2017 The artistic marriage of Japanese Noh theatre and the creativity of Ireland’s greatest poet has been celebrated in a new international stamp released by An Post.

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