An Post’s Ninth Definitive Stamp Series, A History of Ireland in 100 Objects, a selection, began life as an original series by Fintan O’Toole of The Irish Times. Over time, the stamp series will feature many of the objects from the fully illustrated hardback book of the series, A History of Ireland in 100 Objects.
On this website you can explore Ireland’s fascinating history through these wonderful objects. As the stamps are issued, the website populates with historical information about each of the
featured objects, the social context of the era and showcases images of the objects. Curriculum-linked primary and post-primary education resources include videos, worksheets and Interactive fun activities.
Starting with the release of the first 12 stamps and continuing over 5 years to when the final stamps are issued, you’ll discover here more and more about our island’s long history from c.5000BC to the early 21st century.