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# an-post - Last week 20th November 2022 - 26th November 2022

Man allegedly stole from post offices to fund trip to see fiancée in the States
# Post Office Robbery
# Post Office Robbery

Man allegedly stole from post offices to fund trip to see fiancée in the States

Nov 20th 2022, 4:09 PM 33,161 Views 0 Comments

Fintan Tindley allegedly committed the offences in order to fund a trip to the States to see his fiancée whom he had met online.

# an-post - Last month October 2022

An Post launches brand new 'digital stamp'
# Digital Stamp
# Digital Stamp

An Post launches brand new 'digital stamp'

Oct 12th 2022, 8:18 AM 35,740 Views 47 Comments

The stamp is now available to buy in seconds through the An Post App.

Irish Red Cross fund to support Creeslough community raises €352,000 in first 24 hours
# Fundraiser
# Fundraiser

Irish Red Cross fund to support Creeslough community raises €352,000 in first 24 hours

Oct 11th 2022, 6:59 PM 9,049 Views 2 Comments

The Irish Red Cross set up the Creaslough Communtity Support Fund, with the support of An Post and Applegreen

# an-post - This year 2022

Sustainable Development Goals and how you can easily make a positive impact
# An Post
# An Post

Sustainable Development Goals and how you can easily make a positive impact

Sep 19th 2022, 5:28 PM 11,854 Views 0 Comments

Kick off Ireland’s inaugural SDG Week with some inspiration from An Post.

Retired An Post employees protest 'lousy' 2% pension hike at Department of Communications
# Protest
# Protest

Retired An Post employees protest 'lousy' 2% pension hike at Department of Communications

Aug 3rd 2022, 4:44 PM 25,894 Views 13 Comments

The pensioners staged the demonstration outside the Department of Environment and Communications over Minister Eamon Ryan’s “failure” to sign off on the increase.

'Social value' of local post offices must be protected, communications committee hears
# Postmasters
# Postmasters

'Social value' of local post offices must be protected, communications committee hears

Updated Jun 1st 2022, 7:00 PM 14,387 Views 11 Comments

The committee heard today that local post offices were a fundamental part of smaller towns and villages, but were at risk of being subsumed by provision of services online.

Over eight in ten will monitor spending more closely this year, An Post says
# Inflation
# Inflation

Over eight in ten will monitor spending more closely this year, An Post says

Jun 1st 2022, 5:53 PM 5,607 Views 1 Comment

The poll examined spending and money management habits.

Data complaint lodged against GeoDirectory for 'selling personal information' to companies
# ICCL
# ICCL

Data complaint lodged against GeoDirectory for 'selling personal information' to companies

May 3rd 2022, 12:15 PM 14,488 Views 4 Comments

The ICCL said it was able to buy data about people living in Limerick and Dublin and whether they are “deprived’, “struggling” or “affluent”.

Six stamps in new Centenary collection will honour Irish sportswomen
# An Post
# An Post

Six stamps in new Centenary collection will honour Irish sportswomen

Mar 4th 2022, 4:39 PM 10,731 Views 14 Comments

The Government approved the series this week, as part of a collection of stamps to run over the next four years.

Processing issue at An Post that prevented wages going to current account holders resolved
# An Post
# An Post

Processing issue at An Post that prevented wages going to current account holders resolved

Updated Mar 4th 2022, 1:12 PM 22,493 Views 16 Comments

An Post have said that the payment issues have since been resolved.

The cost of stamps has gone up by 15 cent
# Inflation
# Inflation

The cost of stamps has gone up by 15 cent

Mar 1st 2022, 2:29 PM 12,478 Views 11 Comments

International stamps have gone up 20 cent.

Poll: How often do you post a letter?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How often do you post a letter?

Feb 1st 2022, 9:53 AM 28,930 Views 35 Comments

The price of stamps is set to increase from 1 March.

Cost of national and international stamps to be increased by An Post
# Stamp Price
# Stamp Price

Cost of national and international stamps to be increased by An Post

Feb 1st 2022, 7:00 AM 30,664 Views 35 Comments

An Post has said that the increase is to bring the cost in line with European postal rates.

New stamps to mark 100 years since publication of James Joyce's Ulysses
# Blooming Lovely
# Blooming Lovely

New stamps to mark 100 years since publication of James Joyce's Ulysses

Jan 27th 2022, 6:15 AM 8,690 Views 3 Comments

The An Post CEO said the stamps “reflect the unique mix of modernism and classicism that define” Ulysses.

Ireland's gender pay gap is better than the EU average - what else can be done to fix it?
# Lot Done More To Do
# Lot Done More To Do

Ireland's gender pay gap is better than the EU average - what else can be done to fix it?

Jan 24th 2022, 8:00 PM 15,485 Views 73 Comments

“I think there’s [still] a lot of confusion. A lot of people make reference to equal pay, and that’s been enshrined in legislation since the mid-70s.”

# an-post - Last year 2021

Poll: Do you send out Christmas cards?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you send out Christmas cards?

Dec 16th 2021, 8:45 AM 31,946 Views 46 Comments

Do you have a Christmas-card list, and are you checking it twice?

Sending Christmas post? Here are the key cutoff dates you need to know
# Christmas Post
# Christmas Post

Sending Christmas post? Here are the key cutoff dates you need to know

Dec 16th 2021, 7:53 AM 22,710 Views 7 Comments

Normally, An Post handles approximately two million post items every day.

An Post records 100% increase in parcel deliveries in 2020
# An Post
# An Post

An Post records 100% increase in parcel deliveries in 2020

Jun 3rd 2021, 6:07 PM 10,246 Views 24 Comments

The postal service recorded a 3% increase in revenue on the previous year.

An Post to increase the cost of their national and international postage
# Price Increase
# Price Increase

An Post to increase the cost of their national and international postage

May 5th 2021, 6:15 AM 48,719 Views 41 Comments

The company said the price increases are needed as it modernises the postal system.

Artists' competition to create 2022 Free State centenary stamp
# An Post
# An Post

Artists' competition to create 2022 Free State centenary stamp

Apr 8th 2021, 3:43 PM 13,919 Views 10 Comments

Artworks submitted for the €10,000 commission will be judged by an expert panel.

Up to 200 post offices at risk of closure in next 12 months, union says
# Got Mail?
# Got Mail?

Up to 200 post offices at risk of closure in next 12 months, union says

Mar 16th 2021, 3:44 PM 16,125 Views 10 Comments

Irish Postmasters’ Union general secretary has said that as more postmasters retire, the service will lose its backbone.

A new public banking system in Ireland? The Government is being asked to revisit the idea
# Community Banking
# Community Banking

A new public banking system in Ireland? The Government is being asked to revisit the idea

Mar 6th 2021, 9:30 AM 25,111 Views 32 Comments

Green Party and Fianna Fáil TDs are calling for the government to revisit the idea of community banking.

Greenwashing, green finance and emissions: Is Irish business doing its part in the fight against climate change?
# Business Futures
# Business Futures

Greenwashing, green finance and emissions: Is Irish business doing its part in the fight against climate change?

Jan 20th 2021, 1:00 PM 6,253 Views 4 Comments

Some companies have been more proactive than others but the pandemic may have slowed progress.

An Post to deliver another two free postcards to every household
# Free Postcards
# Free Postcards

An Post to deliver another two free postcards to every household

Jan 14th 2021, 6:21 PM 36,101 Views 50 Comments

The postcards will begin arriving in households on Wednesday 20 January.

Covid restrictions and lockdowns globally impacting international deliveries, An Post warns
# Delays
# Delays

Covid restrictions and lockdowns globally impacting international deliveries, An Post warns

Jan 11th 2021, 2:26 PM 25,639 Views 47 Comments

Many items posted in Ireland during December for delivery across the world are still in transit.

# an-post - All time

An Post says travel disruption is impacting last-minute letters and parcels to and from Ireland
# Christmas Deliveries
# Christmas Deliveries

An Post says travel disruption is impacting last-minute letters and parcels to and from Ireland

Dec 21st 2020, 4:02 PM 33,591 Views 34 Comments

The company said it will do everything in its power to “maintain the flow of incoming and outgoing international mail”.

All post across Ireland will be stamped with Toy Show Adam's virtual hug
# An Post
# An Post

All post across Ireland will be stamped with Toy Show Adam's virtual hug

Dec 11th 2020, 10:15 PM 64,023 Views 37 Comments

An Post wants to help Adam share his virtual hug across the world.

Gardaí and BOI warn consumers to be extra vigilant amid spate of parcel fraud texts
# Fraud
# Fraud

Gardaí and BOI warn consumers to be extra vigilant amid spate of parcel fraud texts

Dec 11th 2020, 3:50 PM 35,529 Views 6 Comments

Gardaí are advising the public to never click on an unsolicited text or email.

An Post brings forward 'delivery by Christmas' date for large e-commerce retailers
# Post Haste
# Post Haste

An Post brings forward 'delivery by Christmas' date for large e-commerce retailers

Dec 9th 2020, 2:25 PM 25,724 Views 22 Comments

Parcel deliveries with the company are at record levels.

An Post expects to deliver more than 3.3 million parcels per week in 'busiest ever' fortnight
# Delivery
# Delivery

An Post expects to deliver more than 3.3 million parcels per week in 'busiest ever' fortnight

Nov 26th 2020, 9:25 PM 18,355 Views 35 Comments

This is a 230% increase on the same period last year.

'Please bear with us': Huge spike in parcel volumes causing delays as Level 5 online shopping booms
# An Post
# An Post

'Please bear with us': Huge spike in parcel volumes causing delays as Level 5 online shopping booms

Nov 11th 2020, 12:05 AM 74,044 Views 101 Comments

Between the deluge of online orders and the need to social distance in depots, An Post has said “everything takes longer” this year.

Champagne Football among six-strong shortlist for Sports Book of the Year
# Recommended Reading
From The42
# Recommended Reading

Champagne Football among six-strong shortlist for Sports Book of the Year

Oct 20th 2020, 1:40 PM 6,178 Views 2 Comments

The42′s Niall Kelly has also been nominated for his work on Barry Geraghty’s autobiography ‘True Colours’.

Poll: How often do you post letters?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How often do you post letters?

Oct 19th 2020, 9:43 AM 35,737 Views 26 Comments

Fewer people send letters nowadays, opting for other forms of communication such as email.

An Post to allow free postage to and from nursing homes
# Sent With Love
# Sent With Love

An Post to allow free postage to and from nursing homes

Oct 18th 2020, 6:55 PM 29,971 Views 34 Comments

The initiative comes under An Post’s Community Focus plan, which has been extended into 2021.

'Only realistic solution' to save Post Office Network is State funding of €17m
# Public Service Obligation
# Public Service Obligation

'Only realistic solution' to save Post Office Network is State funding of €17m

Sep 30th 2020, 11:07 AM 12,268 Views 21 Comments

The report, which doesn’t take in the warns starkly of the need for this action to be taken within months.

Poll: When was the last time you sent a letter or a card to family and friends?
# Postal Vote
# Postal Vote

Poll: When was the last time you sent a letter or a card to family and friends?

Sep 30th 2020, 9:39 AM 27,563 Views 33 Comments

A major report has revealed the poor health of the post office network.

'That's mad, Ted': An Post aiming to meet Father Ted demand as two months of stamp orders made in two days
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

'That's mad, Ted': An Post aiming to meet Father Ted demand as two months of stamp orders made in two days

Sep 9th 2020, 6:20 AM 33,430 Views 16 Comments

The Father Ted stamps have proven to be a bona fide hit.

An Post launches four stamps to commemorate 25 years of Father Ted
# Ah Go On
# Ah Go On

An Post launches four stamps to commemorate 25 years of Father Ted

Aug 27th 2020, 4:46 PM 45,898 Views 51 Comments

A survey by An Post indicated that ‘Hell’, ’Speed 3’, and ‘Kicking Bishop Brennan up the Arse’ were people’s favourite episodes.

All mail across Ireland and England will be stamped with Jack Charlton's name for the next three weeks
# Across The Water
# Across The Water

All mail across Ireland and England will be stamped with Jack Charlton's name for the next three weeks

Jul 20th 2020, 8:09 AM 77,495 Views 33 Comments

It is the first time An Post and Royal Mail have come together on a collaboration.

Check ins and free newspaper delivery to be offered by An Post to people cocooning
# Check In
# Check In

Check ins and free newspaper delivery to be offered by An Post to people cocooning

Apr 6th 2020, 6:45 AM 60,434 Views 17 Comments

Family members can request for a local postman/woman to check in on someone cocooning.

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