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General Post Office

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General Post Office, O'Connell Street, Dublin City Centre, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
T: +353(0)1705 7000
F: +353(0)1705 7541
E: pressoffice@anpost.ie

Dublin's General Post Office is a landmark building, situated prominently in the middle of O'Connell Street. It is the headquarters building for An Post, the Irish Postal Service and the foundation stone was laid in 1814.

The General Post Office was designed by Francis Johnston who was an architect with the Board of Works, in Greek Revival Style. The main section of the building was made with Wicklow granite and the portico of Portland stone.

It was the main stronghold of the Irish Volunteers in the 1916 Rising and nowadays the General Post Office offers a wide range of services.