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WWI recruitment posters feature on new An Post stamps

The two commemorative stamps are to mark the centenary of World War One.

AN POST HAVE launched two commemorative new stamps to mark the centenary of World War One.

The two stamps feature recruitment posters issued by the Central Council for the Organisation of Recruiting in Ireland that aimed to encourage Irish men to join the British war effort in Europe.

The stamps were designed by Irish designer Ger Garland.

The 68 cent and €1 stamp, together with a limited edition first day cover envelope, can be viewed and purchased at the GPO and all main post offices. The can also be viewed here.

stamp1 Source: The National Library of Ireland

stamp 2 Source: The National Library of Ireland

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