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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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