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We have a long association with schools and education, having run successful competitions for over 25 years. We offer classroom resources and school tour options tied to both the primary and secondary school curricula.

Our website,, is a great classroom resource for teachers and pupils, allowing you to:

  • Learn about Irish postal services and the rich history of the General Post Office
  • Download classroom activities related to our everyday operations as well as curriculum subjects like history, geography, maths, Irish, English and arts and crafts
  • Watch video clips online including The Journey of a Letter, to find out what happens to the mail or An Post and the Environment, to learn about our environmental initiatives
  • Enter competitions like our annual handwriting competition

Looking for an idea for a school tour?

GPO Witness History is an award-winning, immersive visitor experience, based in the heart of Dublin's GPO. Open seven days a week, it offers engaging and educational school tours to students of all ages.

Educational visits are linked to the primary school curriculum and both the Junior and Senior history curricula in secondary school.