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2018 stamp programme

Each year An Post runs a programme of special and commemorative stamps on behalf of the Irish Government. We will soon be soliciting your suggestions for the 2021 Stamp Programme, so stay tuned.

This year the programme includes 45 stamps covering 19 different topics.

Issue Date

Description

Number of Stamps

11 January

Opening of the GPO 1818 (Bicentenary of the Opening)

1

18 January

Sir Alfred Chester Beatty (1875-1968)

4

25 January

Ninth Definitive Series – ‘A History of Ireland in 100 Objects, a selection’ Phase II

8

8 February

Love and Marriage

1

22 February

St. Patrick’s Day

1

1 March

John Redmond (1856-1918)

1

22 March

INTO (1868-2018)

1

5 April

International Statesmen

2

3 May

EUROPA – Bridges

2

24 May

Na Pĺobairi Uileann (1968-2018)

1

31 May

1,400th Anniversary of the death of St Kevin

1

12 July

Fauna and Flora – Native Irish Bees

4

26 July

World Meeting of Families, Dublin 2018

2

2 August

The RDS

4

6 September

Irish Scientific Discoveries

4

11 October

RMS Leinster 1918

1

18 October

Popular Democracy

2

8 November

Armistice Day

2

8 November

Christmas

3

 

Total number of commemorative stamps, including definitives

45


You can download the An Post Irish Stamps Report for 2017 (PDF, 1300KB).