Monthly Archives: October 2017

Stampa 2017 (National Stamp Exhibition)

Dublin 6th October-8th October 2017. As I have free travel to Dublin, I decided to attend on Friday and Saturday. This is the highlight of the year for Stamp Collectors in Ireland. I only saw two schoolchildren and this was … Continue reading

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New Issues 2017: Part Eleven

Thursday 5th October 2017. PostCrossing. One stamp at “international rate). Ireland joins the list of nations that has issued a PostCrossing stamp.¬†And indirectly, PostCrossing, the organised exchange of postcards has re-vitalised Stamp Collecting. I was briefly involved in PostCrossing and … Continue reading

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Closing 400 Post Offices in Ireland?

Take a look at this headline from the Irish Independent (a leading morning newspaper) from Friday 29th August, two days ago. First of all some facts. At 2008, there were 1,424 post offices in the Republic of Ireland. According to … Continue reading

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