Tag Archives: New Issues

New Issues 2019: January

Three new issues during January. The Centenary of the First Dáil was commemorated with two stamps. I am somewhat under-whelmed. The two stamps show a painting (really?) and the modern electronic voting system. The First Dáil (Parliament) convened in January … Continue reading

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Irish Stamp Programme 2019

The Ireland Stamp Programme for 2019 has been published in “The Collector”, An Post’s quarterly brochure. It is available online. The first brochure of 2019 lists the programme and shows the chosen designs of stamps due to be issued in January, … Continue reading

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New Issues 2018: November

Christmas. A very unusual Christmas issue. Usually for the Christmas season, the definitive “Stamps on A Roll” (which can be printed out by a clerk in every post office) are replaced by two Christmas designs. There is also a booklet … Continue reading

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New Issues 2018: October

Not many issues. A single stamp to mark the centenary of the sinking of RMS Leinster which was sunk by a German UBoat in the closing weeks of the First World War. A total of 567 people were killed. This … Continue reading

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Stampa 2018 (National Stamp Exhibition)

The Irish National Stamp Exhibition took place from Friday 5th October to Sunday 7th October. I attended on two days (Friday and Sunday). This is my seventh successive “Stampa” since I returned to Stamp Collecting in March 2012. Maybe five … Continue reading

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New Issues 2018: September

A quiet month. Just one issue…four stamps on 6th September. to mark Irish Scientific Discoveries. A Prestige Booklet due to be issued at the same time was actually issued a few days late.  

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New Issues 2018: August

Only one issue of stamps this month A four-stamp set for the RDS (Royal Dublin Society) on 2nd August. I have the set in mint and used condition. There is also a souvenir sheet for the World Meeting of Families … Continue reading

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