Ahead of this Sunday's Academy Awards, An Post has released four new stamps to celebrate Ireland's Oscar winners, featuring Neil Jordan, Brenda Fricker and Daniel Day Lewis, Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova and Martin McDonagh.

Designed by Dublin Studio Red&Grey, the booklet of four 'N’ stamps which cover standard letter postage within the island of Ireland, celebrate Irish success at the Oscars and feature photographs of the moment when each of the winners picked up their Oscar at the awards ceremony.

Neil Jordan with grandchildren Faye Hession Jordan (12) ,Max Hession Jordan (10) and Caoimhe Jordan Lindsay (13)

Daniel Day-Lewis and Brenda Fricker were winners of Best Actor and Best Supporting Actress for My Left Foot in 1990, Neil Jordan won Best Screenplay for The Crying Game in 1993, Martin McDonagh won of Best Live Action Short Film for Six Shooter in 2006, and Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová win for Best Original Song in Once in 2008.

The four-stamp Oscars stamp booklet, priced €5, is available at main post offices or online at anpost.com/Oscars

Speaking at the unveiling of the new stamps, Neil Jordan said: "I never thought that I would win an Oscar, but I never ever thought I would be on an Irish stamp. What a privilege."

Debbie Byrne, Managing Director of An Post Retail, said: "At An Post, we’re committed to showcasing and supporting the best of Irish culture and talent.

"The Irish Oscar Winners stamps celebrate the best in the business and serve as a reminder of what we, as Irish people, can achieve.

"This special issue is being released just in time for the 94th Academy Awards ceremony and we wish all of our Irish talent the very best of luck this weekend."