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Ireland gets tasty new stamp set

17/07/2015

Ireland boasted the tastiest set of stamps in the world this week as An Post issued a four stamp set recognising the importance of the nation’s food and farm produce.

Out on deck - GPO redevelopment June 2015

22/06/2015

Behind the iconic façade of Dublin’s GPO, work continues apace on GPO Witness History, An Post’s immersive visitor experience that will bring the past to life locally, nationally and globally though sound, vision and shared human experience.

When Post Office means Access All Areas

22/06/2015

Something new has started appearing at the post office counter, in fact it’s the counter itself which has become a key feature of An Post’s investment in its nationwide network.

Stamp issue marks Yeats birth

12/06/2015

SLIGO, Friday June 12, 2015: William Butler (WB) Yeats is recognised as one of the greatest poets of the English language. Today (Friday) An Post issued a commemorative stamp celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of the Irishman who holds an honoured place in the canon of Irish literature.

Open for business in Carlingford

26/05/2015

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.

65,000 schoolgoers put pen to paper

14/05/2015

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.

Stamp set captures Lusitania tragedy

07/05/2015

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.

Stamps Commemorate 1915 Gallipoli Landings

23/04/2015

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.

An Post gets app’ed, animated and adhesive

20/03/2015

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

26/02/2015

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

13/02/2015

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

22/01/2015

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

07/01/2015

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.

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