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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 delves into Ireland’s online shopping and delivery desires
Stamp marks 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup in Ireland
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.
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.
An Post to launch An Post Smart Current Account – a game-changing, new current account that pays the savvy shopper-MoneyBack option can save families an estimated €660 a year¹-
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.
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.
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.
Two of Ireland’s leading castles feature on a beautiful double stamp set just issued by An Post.
An Post has been named the most reputable organisation in Ireland, according to the annual Ireland RepTrak® 2017 study, announced this morning, Friday 5th May.
DUBLIN 20/4/17 A new stamp set from An Post celebrates Ireland’s royal heritage and sites from the country’s ancient history.
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.
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 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.
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.
Dublin 6th February, 2017: Ireland’s latest Definitive stamps represent a multi-media marriage of history and craftsmanship with cutting edge design and technology, ready to wing their way across the globe.