Monthly Archives: May 2017

Post Offices in Cork City

Some photographs taken last week of post offices in Cork City.  MacCurtain Street and Washington Street.      

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Port Laoise, County Laois

This is the post office at Port Laoise.

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Portarlington, County Laois

I was in Portarlington in County Laois today. The Post Office is unusual as there is no Irish signs. I am curious about this.

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Kildare, County Kildare

The post office in Kildare Town is inside a small shopping mall.

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Hail To The Chump

A great postcard from my friend, Shelby in California.    

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SOAR Stamps: The New Postmarks?

As Irish mail is taken to Mail Sorting Centres, it has meant that collecting the postmarks of Irish towns and villages is now pretty pointless. There are maybe 1,400 post offices in the Republic of Ireland. Each one has a unique … Continue reading

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New Issues 2017: Part Five

On Thursday 4th May, two Europa stamps were issued. The theme was Castles and the stamps featured Dublin Castle and King John’s Castle, Limerick. I bought a mint set on Friday. And a second set which I sent to myself … Continue reading

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