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 National Library of Ireland.

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