Irish Stamp News

2017

An Post Stamp Programme 2017

  • The process for suggesting potential stamp designs for 2017 is now open
  • Anyone with ideas re what we should be commemorating in 2017 should contact An Post

2016

An Post Stamp Programme 2016

  • The process of drawing up the Stamp Programme for 2016 is underway
  • Suggestions for topics/subjects have now closed.
  • The programme for An Post’s 2016 calendar will be announced soon.

2015

October 16-18

  • Stampa 2015 @ the RDS, Dublin
  • Stampa 2015 will co-host the International Coin Fair

An Post Stamp Programme 2015

Issue Date Description  No. of Stamps
07-Jan Science Gallery & BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2
22-Jan 50th Anniversary of the meeting of Seán Lemass and Terence O’Neill 1
12-Feb Love and Marraige 1
26-Feb St. Patrick’s Day 1
20-Mar Animation Ireland 4
23-Apr World War I – Gallipoli 2
07-May Centenary of the sinking of the RMS Lusitania 2
14-May Europa – Old Toys 2
11-Jun 150th Anniversary of the birth of WB Yeats 1
18-Jun Ireland – The Food Island 4
30-Jul Pearse’s graveside speech for O’Donovan Rossa 1
06-Aug The Five Senses 5
13-Aug Eileen Gray (1878 – 1976) 4
10-Sep 50th Anniversary of Mountain Rescue Ireland 2
22-Oct 1400th Anniversary of the death of St. Columban 1
05-Nov Christmas 3
Total number of Commemorative Stamps 36

7th May 2015

On Thursday 7th May 2015, An Post will issue a set of 2 stamps to commemorate the sinking of the Lusitania off the Old Head of Kinsale, Co Cork, Ireland.

On Thursday 7th May 2015, An Post will issue a set of 2 stamps to commemorate the sinking of the Lusitania off the Old Head of Kinsale, Co Cork, Ireland.

15 April 2015

On 15th April 2015, An Post issued a set of 2 stamps commemorating the naval and land battles at Gallipoli

On 23rd April 2015, An Post issued a set of 2 stamps commemorating the naval and land battles at Gallipoli

20th March 2015

On the 20th of March 2015, An Post issued four stamps to celebrate the success of Animation Ireland. 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 content.

On the 20th of March 2015, An Post issued four stamps to celebrate the success of Animation Ireland. 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 content.

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