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2019 stamp programme

Each year An Post runs a programme of special and commemorative stamps on behalf of the Irish Government. We are now taking suggestions for the 2022 stamp programme (see https://www.anpost.com/Post-Parcels/Stamp-Collecting/Stamp-Suggestions

This year the programme includes 51 stamps covering 17 different topics. 

Issue Date

Description

Number of Stamps

17 January

Centenary of the first public meeting of Dáil Éireann (January 21, 1919)

2

24 January

Love and Marriage

1

31 January

Ninth Definitive Series 'A History of Ireland in 100 Objects' - Phase III

12

21 February

A Stamp for Ireland

1

07 March

Irish Coast Guard

2

21 March

Irish Organ Donation (Marking Organ Donation Week)

1

11 April

EUROPA – National Birds

2

09 May

Great Irish Songs

4

13 June

Centenary of the first transatlantic flight (June 15, 1919)

1

04 July

Space Exploration (50th Anniversary of the Moon Landings and Astronauts with Irish Ancestry)

4

11 July

Centenary of the birth of Iris Murdoch (b. July 15, 1919)

1

01 August

The 100th Liffey Swim (First swim July 22, 1919)

1

08 August

Honouring the Carnegie Libraries in Ireland (Centenary of the death of Andrew Carnegie: August 11, 1919) 

4

29 August

Irish Rugby

2

05 September

Culture Night

4

03 October

50th Anniversary of Thin Lizzy

2

17 October

Christmas

6

17 October

Elf on the Shelf (2018 stamp)

1

 

 

Total number of commemorative stamps, including definitives

51


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