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Culture Night 2020

This year we stamp our digital mark on Culture Night 2020. Discover two of the creatives behind our popular stamp designs; watch an out-of-this-world performance by Nasa astronaut Cady Coleman and see how we played our part in communities across Ireland during Covid-19. We also have an exclusive Culture Night stamp competition to win a limited edition Father Ted souvenir pack!

Win a Father Ted souvenir gift pack on Culture Night!  

An Post issued a fantastic set of four stamps celebrating the 25th anniversary of the legendary Father Ted comedy series on August 27. To celebrate Culture Night, we have 20 limited edition souvenir packs for culture vultures to be won!

Our new stamps celebrate the international success of Father Ted and the impact of the series over the last 25 years with its popular characters, iconic catch phrases and mad-cap humour.  

Catch our Father Ted stamp issue featuring Ted, Dougal, Jack and Mrs. Doyle, at post offices nationwide and from our online shop at

To win a souvenir gift pack (featuring a Father Ted stamp booklet, a set of postcards and a Father Ted souvenir collectable) send your name and contact number to with ‘Father Ted’ in the subject line. Best of Luck!

An Post was awarded Company of the Year 2020 – see how we played a vital role in our community throughout Covid-19.

Learn how designer Oonagh Young (Design HQ) found inspiration for our Pioneering Irish Women stamp issue. 

Discover how Botanical Artist Shevaun Doherty researched how to paint a bee so beautifully! 

In July 2019, Nasa Astronaut Cady Coleman unveiled four new Space Exploration stamps at the GPO, Dublin. An accomplished flute player, Cady was joined for a duet by Matt Molloy from The Chieftains.

‘Tea, Father?’ Actor Pauline McLynn, chats about her iconic Mrs Doyle catchphrase featuring on a four-stamp Father Ted set.