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#Letters

# letters - Sunday 4 August, 2019

'A gross violation': Asylum seekers say post is being opened without consent

Residents in Direct Provision centres have claimed the practice is commonplace.

# letters - Monday 3 December, 2018

You need to send letters by these dates so that they arrive before Christmas

If you’re sending letters to the USA, Australia or Asia, you’ll have to send them this week to make sure they get there on time.

# letters - Friday 5 October, 2018

Vast majority (94%) consent to take part in delayed smear test review

Figures show 1,300 letters were sent to women asking them to consent to be included in the review by RCOG.

# letters - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

From The Daily Edge An Post managed to deliver this ridiculously damaged letter from Australia to the correct address in Dublin Magicians

# letters - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Maria Edgeworth's letters: 'Sir Walter Scott punctual to his word arrived on Friday'

The Castle Rackrent author, who counted Jane Austen and Byron among her admirers, was also a prodigious correspondent.

# letters - Monday 10 April, 2017

'Urgent action is needed': Letters reveal shock at discovery of human remains at mother and baby home Tuam This post contains videos

'Urgent action is needed': Letters reveal shock at discovery of human remains at mother and baby home

The Commission into Mother and Baby Homes wrote to Minister Katherine Zappone before the ‘very shocking’ news broke.

# letters - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Abortion, Syria and autograph requests - a look through the Taoiseach's post

Some people love him and some people don’t.

# letters - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

There will soon be no cap on the price An Post can charge you for a stamp

Such a move is necessary to protect the daily postal service in operation nationwide, the minister responsible claimed today.

# letters - Friday 23 September, 2016

Seven sex abuse victims dropped cases against the State after it sent them letters

Earlier this year, it was reported that people abused while in Irish national schools had received the letters.

# letters - Saturday 9 July, 2016

From The Daily Edge Only in Cork would this letter get delivered to the right house Only In Cork

Only in Cork would this letter get delivered to the right house

Well done to the person who got this to the right door.

# letters - Sunday 6 March, 2016

From The Daily Edge Wexford girls wrote 'please' 6,000 times in this letter to The Den in the 80s The Eightiest

Wexford girls wrote 'please' 6,000 times in this letter to The Den in the 80s

Please play the video to Hungry Eyes.

# letters - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

David Attenborough turned down Terry Wogan for a job at the BBC because they already had an Irish announcer...

The then BBC 2 Controller of Programmes told Wogan that there was no room for a man of his “particular talents and experience”.

# letters - Monday 28 December, 2015

Here are the most talked about letters of 2015

From the desks of Enda Kenny, Taylor Swift and a teenager with two dads, to name a few.

# letters - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

Department insists no issue with Joan Burton's 'unusual and concerning' letter to constituents

The letters were delivered in Oireachtas envelopes and headed paper.

# letters - Sunday 13 December, 2015

1916 signatory tells wife she'll be a "widow before these lines reach you" in letters released online

The letters Éamonn Ceannt wrote to his wife show a very loving side to his character, describing her as his “sweetheart of the hawthorn hedges”.

# letters - Thursday 3 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge A postman's goodbye letter is going viral for being super sweet Mailman Mike

A postman's goodbye letter is going viral for being super sweet

Cya Mike, the mailman.

# letters - Thursday 6 August, 2015

You have to be registered with Irish Water before it will fix a leak

Here’s the latest on what you need to know.

# letters - Friday 29 May, 2015

The price of stamps is going up

You’ll need your two cents.

# letters - Thursday 14 May, 2015

What's the big deal about Prince Charles writing letters to politicians?

Badger culling, Irish gaols and the army’s helicopters – things the heir really cares about.

# letters - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

The HSE has published five letters it sent to health watchdog as hospital fight intensifies

More than 250 adverse findings were discovered in the standards of care at Portlaoise Hospital.

# letters - Friday 20 March, 2015

Bring these Irish animation stamps to life with your smartphone

The stamps feature well-known Irish animations like ‘Roy’ and ‘Give Up Yer Aul Sins’.

# letters - Thursday 19 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Read the heartwarming letter JK Rowling sent to a bullied fan she met on Twitter Magic

# letters - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge This 9-word letter to the Daily Telegraph will break your heart Sir

# letters - Monday 19 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge So THIS is what being glitter-bombed looks like Gotcha

# letters - Sunday 28 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Teen girl's heartwarming Christmas letter to her divorcee dad is going viral Feels

# letters - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Thank you for the 40 pairs of socks: the Irish care packages of WWI

An Irishwoman and her friends sent comfort and hope to soldiers in the bleakest midwinters of the Great War.

# letters - Friday 19 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge 9 adorable Santa letters from Irish kids

9 adorable Santa letters from Irish kids

We got a sneak peek at some of Santa’s mail.

# letters - Thursday 20 November, 2014

These are the real-life stories of Ireland's World War I fighters

The new NLI exhibition features letters from those who served in the war.

# letters - Friday 7 November, 2014

'These blunt, cold letters show just how desperate the situation was'

The Nevin Economic Research Institute said that while the contents of the letters from the ECB to Brian Lenihan isn’t a shock, the tone is surprising.

# letters - Thursday 23 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge This letter in today's Telegraph could have been written by any of us No Net

This letter in today's Telegraph could have been written by any of us

Only, we didn’t go downstairs.

# letters - Thursday 9 October, 2014

"How slowly... Love, Sam": Read Beckett's intriguing postcards to his friends

Trinity has acquired the largest collection of Samuel Beckett letters ever for public sale.

# letters - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge 8 arguments for and against postcodes in Ireland Postcodes

8 arguments for and against postcodes in Ireland

Change is good. Or is it?

# letters - Thursday 17 July, 2014

On the run letters were "unprecedented and flawed", but not unlawful

The Hallett Review finds that two terrorism suspects were given letters in error.

# letters - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Unsold!: Jackie Kennedy letters to Irish priest withdrawn from auction

The disputed correspondence was due to fetch a multi-million euro figure.

# letters - Sunday 18 May, 2014

From banning Galway people entering Meath to using Grindr: The evolution of election literature

A rundown of political communication methods since the 1920s.

# letters - 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.

# letters - Friday 4 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Teacher keeps promise, posts former students letters they wrote 20 years ago Blast From The Past

Teacher keeps promise, posts former students letters they wrote 20 years ago

His former students predicted their futures…and some were right.

# letters - Friday 7 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Guardian reader's letter poses VERY good question Apocalypse Now?

Guardian reader's letter poses VERY good question

We wonder how long the writer was planning this doozy.

# letters - Thursday 30 January, 2014

The 9 at 9: Thursday

We’re almost at the weekend (not to mention, finished with January). Here’s the nine things you need to know…

# letters - Monday 27 January, 2014

Have you received a solicitor's letter from Duke Chambers? It could be a scam

The Law Society is warning that it has no record of Duke Chambers, Duke Solicitors, or a solicitor called Mr Steven Duke.

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