• March 6th, 2017

    Irish community celebrates St. Patrick’s Day. One special festive stamp introduced by Irish Post

    St. Patrick’s Day is a special Irish holiday that is celebrated every year on March 17th, honoring the Irish patron saint, St. Patrick. The celebrations are largely Irish culture themed and typically consist of wearing green, parades, and drinking. To mark the upcoming holiday Ireland Post has introduced a special stamp that FindYourStampsValue.com is glad to present to stamp collector’ attention ...
  • February 28th, 2016

    St Patrick’s Day as one of the most meaningful holidays in Ireland. New commemorative stamp released by Irish Post

    St Patrick’s Day is celebrated in many parts of the world, especially by Irish communities and organizations. Many people wear an item of green clothing on the day. Parties featuring Irish food and drinks that are dyed in green food color are part of this celebration. It is a real gaudy! FindYourStampsValue.com is glad to introduce a special stamp by Irish Post that celebrates this meaningful for ...
  • March 8th, 2015

    St Patrick’s Day as a global celebration of Irish culture

    FindYourStampsValue.com is glad to inform that Irish Post has released a special stamp to celebrate St Patrick's Day. The item was released and put into circulation on the 26th of February. This is a day that is celebrated all over the world with particularly big parades in the United States, Britain, Canada, Argentina, Australia and New Zealand. The day itself is a public holiday in the North and ...
  • February 20th, 2014

    Saint Patrick's Day stamp by Ireland

    On February 20, 2014, An Post once again issues a stamp to mark Saint Patrick's Day, one of the world's best-known national holidays. Saint Patrick's Day is named after Irish patron saint, Saint Patrick (c. AD 385–461). It is celebrated every year, on 17 March, but not just in Ireland. It is a public holiday in Newfoundland, Labrador and Montserrat while the parades and celebrations are big events ...
  • February 25th, 2012

    New Stamp to Commemorate St. Patrick's Day

    An Post has issued a stamp based on an icon painting of St Patrick, to commemorate Ireland's national holiday on March 17. Legend suggests that St Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, converted the Irish people to Christianity in the fifth century AD. By the time of his death, about 460 AD, Christianity had been firmly established in Ireland. St Patrick's Day parades to honour the saint are stage ...
  • February 18th, 2011

    New Irish St. Patrick's Day Postage Stamp

    On 17 February, 2011, An Post issued a new stamp to commemorate St Patrick's Day. This year's stamp is based on a stone carving of St Patrick at the entrance to the spire of the chapel at St Patrick's College Maynooth, which was founded in 1795 but due to a lack of funding the chapel was not built until 1891. The architect was J.J. McCarthy, Professor of Architecture of the Catholic University. Th ...
  • February 20th, 2010

    St. Patrick's Day 2010

    On 18 February, 2010, An Post issued a stamp to celebrate Ireland's patron saint and one of Christianity's most widely known figures. St. Patrick's Day is Ireland's national holiday and one of the most widely celebrated days all over the world. The stamp features an image of St. Patrick from a stained glass window in St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Cathedral, Co Armagh and can be used to send St. Pat ...
  • February 20th, 2009

    St. Patrick's Day 2009

    On 19 February, 2009, An Post issued a stamp to celebrate Ireland's patron saint and national holiday. The stamp and first day cover (FDC) were designed by Ger Garland. The stamp is based on a painting entitled St. Patrick Climbs Croagh Patrick by Margaret Clarke and is reproduced courtesy of Sara Bourke. The FDC shows Pilgrims Way, Croagh Patrick, Co. Mayo and is reproduced courtesy of the Nation ...
  • February 11th, 2008

    St Patrick's Day 2008

    An Post commemorates St Patrick's Day 2008 with the issue of a new postage stamp on 11 February. Although the Irish have celebrated St Patrick's Day as a religious feast for hundreds of years, celebrating the day as a national holiday is little more than 100 years old. In the mid seventeenth century, the feast of St Patrick was extended for use in the Universal Church following the influence of Lu ...
  • February 10th, 2007

    St. Patrick's Day 2007

    On 9 February 2007 An Post were proud to issue the 2007 St. Patrick's Day stamp. The stamp presents the shamrock as a contemporary emblem while reminding us of its eco-system. The stamp is designed by Ger Garland. ...