On the 20th of March 2015, An Post issued four stamps to celebrate the success of Animation Ireland.  The four new stamps were designed by Vermillion Design and feature Roy, Give Up Yer Aul Sins, The Secret of Kells and Nelly & Nora. 

Irish Stamps: Animation Ireland (2015)

In line with celebrating ‘digital animation’ the stamps incorporate augmented reality technology, a first for An Post. To maximise your enjoyment of these stamps, simply download the “Cee Explorer App” and scan with your smartphone. You can then learn more about the studios which created award-winning productions, and view additional digital content. Cee Explorer (for…

Ireland 2015 St. Patrick's Day €1

Irish Stamps: St Patrick’s Day (2015)

St Patrick’s Day is celebrated all over the world with particularly big parades in the United States, Britain, Canada, Argentina, Australia and New Zealand. The day itself is a public holiday in the North and South of Ireland but also in Newfoundland, Labrador and Montserrat which all have strong Irish connections but for very different…

On the 14th of May 2015, An Post issued two stamps to celebrate this year’s Europa theme – Old Toys.

Irish Stamps: Europa / Old Toys (2015)

EUROPA stamps are unique stamps issued by European postal administrations, including An Post. Each stamp bears the official EUROPA logo, a PostEurop registered trademark under the aegis of PostEurop in which Europe is the central theme. The idea behind EUROPA stamps is to underline cooperation in postal administrations within Europe while promoting philately throughout the…

On the 16th of July 2015, An Post issued four stamps recognising the importance of Ireland’s Agri-Food industry.

Irish Stamps: Ireland’s Agri-Food industry (2015)

The manufacture of food and drink products is very important to Ireland’s economy and is our main indigenous industry in terms of direct economic activity. The Irish Agri-Food sector has a gross annual turnover of approximately €25 billion It directly employs over 45,000 people on a full-time basis. Approximately 230,000 people, or one in eight…