The President of Ireland Michael D Higgins launched a new stamp issued by An Post which honours Dublin UNESCO City of Literature.
Left: Eoin Moore, competition winner, with Dublin City Librarian, Margaret Hayes, and the Director, Dublin UNESCO City of Literature, Jane Alger
Right: The New Stamp.
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Fighting Words, which provides free tutoring in creative writing for students of all ages in Ireland, was asked by An Post to invite primary and secondary school students to write a story which would capture the essence of Dublin city - in precisely 224 words! That story forms the design of the new stamp. The winner is Eoin Moore from Marino in Dublin and the stamp is available from major post offices. Read more »