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Celebrating Ireland’s Viking Heritage


April 24, 2014 - As Ireland celebrates 1,000 years since the Battle of Clontarf, An Post has issued two stamps to celebrate the country’s rich Viking Heritage.

Stamp to commemorate the Irish Citizen Army


A 60c stamp commemorating the Irish Citizen Army was issued on 17th April. Designed by Ger Garland, it shows a photograph of the Irish Citizen Army at Croyden Park, Dublin.

New stamp marks centenary of Cumann na mBan


April 2, 2014: An Post will issue a stamp to commemorate the centenary of the founding of Cumann na mBan (The Irishwomen’s Council) tomorrow, Thursday April 3, 2014.

Premier Lotteries Ireland signs 20-year licence to operate National Lottery


Dublin, Ireland: Premier Lotteries Ireland (PLI) today 27 February 2014 signed the licence to operate the National Lottery for the next 20 years. The new operator – whose investors are Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP), owner of the Camelot Group, An Post and An Post pension funds– will take over the full operation of the National Lottery following transition. The first installment of the €405 million upfront payment will be made to the State in the coming days.



Thursday, 23rd January, 2014: An Post has deferred the issue of a stamp commemorating the Irish Citizen Army due to the emergence of new information regarding an image on the stamp.