Irish Post Office

The post box outside a post office in Fermoy, Co. Cork.


  1. Flickr: Tim the sailor Reply

    Another reminder of the past, the VR of Victoria. Cool pic though!

  2. Flickr: Donncha O Caoimh Reply

    I wondered what that stood for. I even searched for "post office VR" and "post office HR" just in case I got the V wrong. Yes, ancient history.

    There’s a postbox on the South Mall in Cork from the same era I think.

  3. Mike Reply

    Ironically, I believe it’s an english post box. It dates from the time of enforced british rule in Ireland, hence the V and R on it – Victoria Regent.

  4. Matty Reply

    I think it stands for Very Red, which would have been it’s original colour.

  5. rachel in america Reply

    ** Searching for my friend Ava i’ve lost your address please write me soon . And give me your address again . I don’t know who else to contact and i’d love to hear to hear from you again . we are the ones you met at Myrtle Beach . Please write me by mail you know my address I get your mail , but i am afraid that you are not getting mine .**

  6. Flickr: peninsula collector Reply

    Hi, I’m an admin for a group called Post Offices in Ireland, and we’d love to have this added to the group!

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