Royal Mail Delivers Special Postmark for Giro d’italia Big Start

\"royalRoyal Mail has designed a special postmark to celebrate the Giro d’Italia coming to Northern Ireland.The Giro postmark will feature on all local stamped mail  due for delivery in Northern Ireland from Saturday 3 to Saturday 10 May 2014.Royal Mail has created a special postmark to mark the Giro d’Italia Big Start coming to Northern Ireland.The new postmark will be carried on all local stamped mail from 3 – 10 May 2014 as the Giro Big Start makes its way across Northern Ireland.Royal Mail only issues special postmarks for major events in the UK or to mark special historic dates. It’s the first time it has been used for a major Northern Ireland event.Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister Arlene Foster said: “Bringing the Giro d’Italia’s Grande Partenza or ‘Big Start’ to Northern Ireland is a tremendous coup and I am delighted that Royal Mail has decided to get into spirit of the occasion by designing this commemorative postmark. The postmarks will appear on all stamped mail from May 3rd until May 10th 2014.

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