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# parcels - Friday 8 January, 2021

DPD 'pauses' parcel deliveries from UK to Ireland while Stena Line cancels multiple ferries amid Brexit fallout
# Brexit Wounds
# Brexit Wounds

DPD 'pauses' parcel deliveries from UK to Ireland while Stena Line cancels multiple ferries amid Brexit fallout

Updated Jan 8th 2021, 11:32 AM 112,694 Views 172 Comments

DPD UK said the pause today applies to all road deliveries from the UK to Europe until Wednesday at the earliest.

# parcels - Thursday 26 November, 2020

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 18,225 Views 35 Comments

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

# parcels - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

'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 73,808 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.

# parcels - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

People sent €1m more letters this Christmas - and there's been a surge in popularity of care packages 
# The Postal Service
# The Postal Service

People sent €1m more letters this Christmas - and there's been a surge in popularity of care packages 

Dec 25th 2019, 12:30 PM 15,582 Views 22 Comments

“There’s life yet in letters,” An Post CEO David McRedmond told TheJournal.ie.

# parcels - Friday 20 December, 2019

Pack to the future: Inside An Post's shiny new parcel hub
# Retail And Services
# Retail And Services

Pack to the future: Inside An Post's shiny new parcel hub

Dec 20th 2019, 12:02 PM 1,004 Views 0 Comments

The semi-state is just getting started as it plots its long-term plan.

# parcels - Friday 28 December, 2018

An Post experiences busiest Christmas season to date
# An Post
# An Post

An Post experiences busiest Christmas season to date

Dec 28th 2018, 3:48 PM 16,290 Views 27 Comments

At the height of the season, An Post staff were delivering over 100,000 parcels per day nationwide.

# parcels - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Some parcel delivery disruption as An Post depot remains closed
# Catch Up
# Catch Up

Some parcel delivery disruption as An Post depot remains closed

Jan 28th 2014, 9:44 AM 8,349 Views 1 Comment

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

# parcels - Saturday 21 December, 2013

Man dies from toxic chemicals delivered with box of shoes
# China
# China

Man dies from toxic chemicals delivered with box of shoes

Dec 21st 2013, 5:14 PM 19,674 Views 8 Comments

Seven others have been injured by contaminated parcels in China.

# parcels - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Revenue defends Target Express action as workers begin sit-ins
# Target Express
# Target Express

Revenue defends Target Express action as workers begin sit-ins

Aug 28th 2012, 6:27 PM 8,467 Views 115 Comments

The freight company ceased trading yesterday with the loss of 390 jobs. The owner blamed the tax authorities for the closure.

# parcels - Monday 5 December, 2011

Posting cards this Christmas? You might want to check these dates...
# Christmas Post
# Christmas Post

Posting cards this Christmas? You might want to check these dates...

Dec 5th 2011, 1:04 PM 3,520 Views 4 Comments

Tomorrow marks the first of An Post’s deadlines for posting items to overseas destinations before Christmas.