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An Post has issued two special stamps to commemorate the Centenary of the Truce.

8 July 2021

Designed by Ger Garland, one shows an excerpt from a letter published in the Belfast News Letter of July 9th, 1921 from President of Dáil Éireann, Eamon de Valera to British Prime Minister, David Lloyd George.   The other stamp features a July 11th 1921 headline from the Irish Bulletin which was the official gazette of the government of the Irish Republic.

The two ‘N’ stamps each priced €1.10 cover standard letter postage to any address on the island of Ireland and are available at main post offices and online at together with a First Day Cover envelope showing a photograph of Arthur Griffith and Eamon de Valera leaving the Mansion House following lengthy Truce negotiations (courtesy of the National Museum of Ireland).