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31 July 2019

An Post Together Now


To send a letter is a good way to go somewhere without moving anything but your heart.  ~Phyllis Theroux

19 July 2019

GPO Touch Down for Astronaut to unveil Space Exploration stamps

GPO, Dublin, Ireland – 18 July, 2019: Retired Colonel, U.S. Air Force and NASA astronaut, Cady Coleman unveiled four new Space Exploration stamps, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing and US astronauts of Irish ancestry. 

11 July 2019

Special Stamp and Plaque Honour Novelist and Philosopher Iris Murdoch

A plaque and a special postage stamp to honour author and philosopher, Dame Iris Murdoch were unveiled today (Thursday, 11th July).  Dublin City Council and An Post marked the birth centenary of Iris Murdoch in Blessington Street Park, The Basin, Dublin 7, a stone’s throw from her birthplace.  Born at 59 Blessington Street, Iris moved with her parents to London while still an infant, but the family often holidayed by the sea in Dun Laoghaire and Ireland features prominently in a number of her works. 

13 June 2019

Smart Marketing Awards Winners' Breakfast 2019

Join fellow marketers and fuel up on insights and inspiration from the campaigns that exhibited the boldest thinking, smartest executions and best results from the 2019 An Post Smart Marketing Awards. We’ll be showcasing three gold-winning campaigns from this year’s awards.

9 May 2019

SMS phishing scams

We are aware of a number of SMS phishing scams in circulation at the moment.

8 May 2019

An Post issue ‘Great Irish Songs’ set

Iconic songs and stars feature on special edition stamps.
Dublin 8/5/2019: An Post has issued four stamps featuring four internationally recognised songs, performed by renowned Irish artists.  The iconic Irish songs showcased on the stamps are both a celebration of Irish identity and a connection to Irish culture. 

30 April 2019

An Post revenues and profits rise in 2018


  • Operating profit grew to €41m from €8m in 2017, a strong return to commerciality
  • Revenue grew to €897m, up 7%
  • The core economics improved through appropriate pricing and new international agreements
  • Two core businesses established with talented, energetic management teams
  • The Post Office network rebuilt its foundation with a deal agreed with postmasters
  • Real efficiencies achieved in Mails & Parcel network, and central overhead reduced
  • Sale of The Gift Voucher Shop for over €100m was a standout M&A deal
  • An Post approaches 2019 with a completely refreshed brand
  • Digital transformation and the customer at the heart of our business