Noel Hogan, pictured with a new national stamp ‘Dreams,’ which features in the set of four stamps from An Post, on the theme ‘Great Irish Songs’.
Noel who is lead guitarist with the Cranberries and co-writer of the song ‘Dreams’, attended a special celebration event Great Irish Songs at the GPO, in association Other Voices.
Dreams’ was written and composed by Dolores O’Riordan and Noel Hogan and originally performed by The Cranberries. First released in 1992, their debut single became a worldwide hit in 1994.
The songs featured on the stamps are ‘With our Without You’ by U2, ‘Danny Boy’ by Count John McCormack, ‘Dreams’ by the Cranberries and ‘On Raglan Road’ by Luke Kelly.
Designed by AMP Visual, the stamps highlight lyrics from each song inset on an image of the performing artist.
The Great Irish Songs stamps are available at post offices nationwide, online at www.irishstamps.ie and at the GPO Philatelic Bureau (01 7057400). A limited edition souvenir box set of the stamps is also available online at www.irishstamps.ie or at Dublin’s GPO, Philatelic Bureau.