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#An Post

# an-post - Monday 12 May, 2014

The Data Protection Commissioner is very worried about the new postcode system. Here's why...

The office says that “in the Irish context, a person’s home address is an important part of their identity.

# an-post - Saturday 26 April, 2014

The Wolf of Wall Street, Jameson, and Pope John Paul II: The week in numbers

Plus: How many letters and packages does An Post deal with in an average week?

# an-post - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Stamping your book: People are saving more and more with An Post

An Post say that they now hold 16 per cent of all personal savings in the country.

# an-post - Sunday 23 March, 2014

Here's why postmasters want cashless welfare payments suspended

The cashless welfare payments are due to be introduced by 2017.

# an-post - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Government makes no comment on postcode costs amid Dáil claims of €30m

Minister Rabbitte told the Dáil that his department was assisted in the tender process by a consulting firm.

# an-post - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Postmasters distance themselves from campaign to 'Name and Shame' TDs

However, the local elections candidate says he will continue with the campaign, and hopes that it will spread nationwide.

From The Daily Edge Are microwave postboxes an Irish thing now? Hotmail

Are microwave postboxes an Irish thing now?

Keeping the letters warm and dry has never been so easy.

# an-post - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Rabbitte: Post offices need to innovate to ensure their survival

The Minister was speaking this afternoon in the Dáil, where he stressed that closing post offices is not an aim of government.

# an-post - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Men questioned over Post Office raid and getaway car crash are released

An armed raid took place in Strokestown, Roscommon on Tuesday. The car used to escape from the scene was later crashed on the roadside.

# an-post - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Rabbitte: 'Government has no plans to close post offices'

He clarified that An Post didn’t lose the social welfare contract and in fact won the tender last year.

# an-post - Monday 24 February, 2014

Government must modernise An Post says Dáil motion

Reports last week said the post office network could lose the Social Protection contract, but the Department says that isn’t happening.

# an-post - Saturday 8 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge 9 unusual items that have been lost in the Irish post Snail Mail

9 unusual items that have been lost in the Irish post

50,000 items end up in An Post’s returned letters centre in Limerick each week. Yes, there are sex toys.

# an-post - Thursday 30 January, 2014

From The42 McLaughlin: The Donegal man giving up a dream in pursuit of a legacy Interview

McLaughlin: The Donegal man giving up a dream in pursuit of a legacy

The 26-year-old has passed on pro offers to take up a coaching role in his native county, but he’s far from finished competing.

# an-post - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge 8 typically Irish postcodes we should definitely hang on to Dip In The Road

8 typically Irish postcodes we should definitely hang on to

If you hit Flynn’s you’ve gone too far.

Some parcel delivery disruption as An Post depot remains closed

The fire at the Oxigen recycling plant forced the main parcel depot to close yesterday as a result of heavy smoke.

# an-post - Monday 27 January, 2014

An Post plan two-storey extension of GPO ahead of 1916 anniversary

Planning permission has been sought for a new exhibition, a gallery space and a landscaped outdoor area.

# an-post - Monday 23 December, 2013

An Post wins new contract to keep delivering social welfare payments

The department say that the contract is worth more than €50 million a year to An Post.

# an-post - Monday 16 December, 2013

Two arrested after gardaí track, intercept motorcycle 85km from scene of armed raid

The motorbike was tracked down and stopped in Co Westmeath around 40 minutes after the failed armed raid in Clonsilla, West Dublin.

# an-post - Sunday 8 December, 2013

NTMA reduces interest rates on An Post savings products

The reductions aim to level the playing field with the banks’ savings products after the increase in DIRT tax.

# an-post - Friday 6 December, 2013

Three raiders escape after armed robbery of Athy post office

Two men hijacked a vehicle while the third man fled on a motorcycle.

From The Daily Edge Santa's head elf sends letter to Irish kids Checking It Twice

Santa's head elf sends letter to Irish kids

She’s reminding them to get their letters in on time.

# an-post - Friday 8 November, 2013

Man charged over Louth tiger kidnapping

On 1 August 2011 number of men, at least one of whom was armed, entered the An Post worker’s house and took him and his family hostage.

# an-post - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

NTMA could gobble up your savings next March if they have become dormant

But don’t worry, you can get them back. If you haven’t touched Savings Bonds or Certificates in 15 years, they could be transferred to the State.

# an-post - Sunday 29 September, 2013

Business owners angered at cost of An Post tender process

Companies hoping to obtain work with the semi-State body have been asked to pay a fee in order to put in for a tender.

# an-post - Friday 27 September, 2013

An Post launches 4 new stamps to highlight Ireland's diversity

The stamps show people from outside of Ireland working and living in the country.

Details of new postcode system to be announced shortly

The postcode system is expected to be fully operational by September 2014.

# an-post - Thursday 12 September, 2013

An Post's newest stamps honours 'selfless service' of Irish Defence Forces An Post This post contains images

An Post's newest stamps honours 'selfless service' of Irish Defence Forces

The four stamps depicts the four branches of the force: Army, Navy, Air Corps and Reserve Defence Force.

# an-post - Monday 2 September, 2013

Man pulls knife on arresting Gardaí in Post Office Exclusive

Gardaí attempting to arrest a man in a post office this morning had to “struggle” to overpower him after he produced a knife.

# an-post - Thursday 29 August, 2013

An Post launch three stamps to mark 1913 Lockout centenary Big Jim This post contains images

An Post launch three stamps to mark 1913 Lockout centenary

James Connolly, Constance Markiewicz and Jim Larkin feature on the new stamps launched today.

# an-post - Thursday 22 August, 2013

17-year-old arrested after An Post van is stolen

Gardaí in Lucan are appealing for witnesses after an unoccupied van was stolen in the Rosse Court area.

# an-post - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

From The42 You don't need Rob Heffernan's address to send him a congratulatory letter Postman Champ

# an-post - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

SVP concerned over moneylender issuing vouchers instead of cash

Provident Personal Credit, Ireland’s largest regulated moneylender, has started issuing One4all gift vouchers to some borrowers.

# an-post - Saturday 27 July, 2013

An Post employee arrested during theft investigation is released

Gardaí investigating the interception, theft and unauthorised use of payment cards from the postal system in Dublin arrested the man last night.

# an-post - Friday 21 June, 2013

We'll know in three months if Ireland's getting a postcode system

Pat Rabbitte says he’s committed to postcodes and a final decision will be made “no later than the third quarter” of 2013.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning! Here are nine things to know before you start your day…

Mail deliveries today to be impacted after suspect device found at An Post centre

Disruption was caused by the evacuation of the Mails Centre and National Parcel Hub in Laois yesterday.

# an-post - Thursday 20 June, 2013

An Post to work through the night after suspicious device found

A suspect package item was found in a package by Customs staff in An Post’s mails centre in Portlaoise.

Post services may be delayed because of suspect device in Portlaoise

An Post’s mailing centre in Portlaoise has been evacuated after customs staff discovered a suspicious item.

# an-post - Sunday 16 June, 2013

Check behind the sofa: €2.15m in Prize Bond prizes are still unclaimed

Over €2 million in prizes are unclaimed – and the State doesn’t have any plans to keep the money for itself.

# an-post - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Here's what the JFK 50 stamps look like...

The two stamps feature pictures taken during the President’s historic four-day visit to Ireland in 1963.