Christopher O’Donnell, Rhasidat Adeleke, Sophie Becker, Phil Healy, Sharlene Mawdsley, Tom Barr, and Ciara Mageean will be featured on a specially designed national postmark.

An Post chief executive, David McRedmond, expressed his hope that this will convey Ireland’s admiration and pride for these ‘superstar athletes’ who have inspired and delighted the nation.

The postmark will be applied to millions of standard letters and cards posted over the coming month.