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Unique postmark to honour race

The Giro postmark will feature on all local stamped mail  due for delivery in Northern Ireland from Saturday 3 to Saturday 10 May 2014.

The Giro postmark will feature on all local stamped mail due for delivery in Northern Ireland from Saturday 3 to Saturday 10 May 2014.

The Royal Mail has designed a postmark specifically for marking the Giro d’Italia’s Northern Irish leg.

The Giro postmark will feature on all local stamped mail due for delivery in Northern Ireland from Saturday May 3 to Saturday May 10.

The Royal Mail only issues such special postmarks for major events in the UK or to mark special historic dates, and this is the first time it has been used for a major Northern Ireland event.

Investment Minister Arlene Foster said: “I am delighted that Royal Mail has decided to get into the spirit of the occasion by designing this commemorative postmark.”

 

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