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Tuesday 28 November 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# Post Office

Last week
19th November 2023 - 25th November 2023
Three men arrested after armed robbery in Dublin post office
Three people entered the post office this afternoon with a sledgehammer and what is understood to have been an imitation firearm.
Last month
October 2023
TV licence income down €14.2m on 2022 as growing numbers opt to not renew after RTÉ scandal
Revenues from the TV licence are down 31% from 1 July to 16 October compared with the corresponding period for last year.
Last year
Men appear in court for bringing deceased pensioner to Carlow post office
The garda investigation has so far shown the pensioner did not die suddenly at the post office.
'Insanity': Criticism as unemployment benefit to be paid at post offices rather than online
It was announced last month that people receiving the payment would no longer have it paid directly into their bank account.
One man said he now has to drive over 55km to a post office in order to collect the payment, which brings his fuel cost to between €45 - €50 a week.
Social Protection Minister Heather Humphreys said that the return to post offices would help to support the network and tackle welfare fraud.
A Social Democrats TD said the idea that people in receipt of social welfare are going to defraud the State "has been debunked on several occasions".
All time
Gardaí renew appeal after armed robbery at Dublin post office
An unidentified man, who was dressed in An Post clothing, produced a firearm towards a cash-in-transit employee.
Later post delivery expected as An Post staggers worker starting times
An Post is also asking customers to not bring children to post offices, if possible.
Man who held gun to customer's head during post office raid jailed for 12 years
The man was tackled to the ground by a passing ESB repairman during the incident.
Former post officer worker jailed for stealing €23k in pension payments from customers
Paula Underwood has been sentenced to three years with 18 months suspended.
Men armed with iron bar and knife steal cash from post office
Two men have been arrested by gardaí in connection with the incident.
Postmasters to march on the Dáil over closure of 159 Post Offices
Postmasters are accusing An Post of ripping the economic heart out of rural Ireland.
An Post CEO: 'Every community of over 500 people will have a post office'
David McRedmond rejected claims that post office closures are an attack on rural Ireland.
Poll: How often do you use the post office?
159 post offices across 25 counties are set to close.
A post office on the border has seen a 15 fold increase in passport requests from Northern Ireland citizens
Pettigo is the only town on the island of Ireland that’s split down the middle by the UK-Irish border.
'An attack on rural Ireland': Over 160 post offices to close nationwide
The list of offices closing will be issued at the end of August.
'I went to rob it as a joke. I didn't mean it': Post office raider jailed for two and a half years
Judge Martina Baxter said the offence was a “despicable, cowardly act” perpetrated on an elderly man.
Two men due in court after armed raid on post office
No one was injured in the incident and all cash stolen in the raid was recovered.
'The closure of our post office would mean the death of our village'
A small village in Co Sligo, reminiscent of many others in Ireland, is fighting back.
Want to send presents outside Europe in time for Christmas? Today is your last chance
There’s still time to send those letters to Santa, but act fast.
Explainer: Why hundreds of post offices may close, and what can save them
The Irish Postmasters’ Union has said that talks with An Post have broken down, and is urging the government to take action.
Every absolute nightmare involved in getting a delivery
*continues to refresh tracking*
Armed robber left Meath post office empty-handed after threatening staff with handgun
No arrests have yet been made.
Visit your GP... in the Post Office? Kildare branch trialling new doctor service
The post office in Ballymore Eustace will be the first to offer the VideoDoc service.
Now €1: The cost of a stamp has gone up by 39%
An Post’s CEO said previously that the increase was both “absolutely necessary” and “very good value”.
The long, slow death of the Irish post office
Postmasters held a protest at the GPO this week to try and reverse this trend.
Post office worker assaulted in armed robbery
A burnt out vehicle was later found in Carlow.
1938 Ireland: Post office clerk fired after £10 disappeared and he bought new suits and a bicycle
Pearoid was paid £2.5.6 a week, with his lodging costing £1.2.6 a week.
Man arrested after attempted armed robbery at Waterford post office
Two men entered the post office armed with what appeared to be a firearm – but left empty-handed.
Man arrested after attempted armed robbery involving a hatchet at a Dublin post office
A man carrying a gun and a hatchet threatened staff at Rush post office.
Woman arrested after gardaí mount major operation to track armed raiders
A manhunt for a third suspect has since been called off.
16 times Irish postmen proved they're actual wizards
Fair PLAY.
Gardaí still searching for Wicklow dad who went missing a year ago
He was last seen in Dublin.
88-year-old could have assets frozen after partner she met at tea dance develops dementia
An Post has said it will hold onto more than €40,000 in an account Mary Cunningham has access to.
Manhunt underway after man tries to rob post office armed with a knife
The man threatened staff but got away with nothing in the end.
Man to appear in court over armed robbery at post office
A number of shots were fired in the incident in January.
Two men due in court over Saturday morning post office robbery
Staff were threatened during the robbery.
Armed men steal money from cash-in-transit van in Dublin
They threatened security staff who were delivering cash to a post office.
Shots fired during attempted post office robbery in Dublin
A passerby was injured after attempting to stop the assailant.
Men attempt to rob a Dublin post office but can't get safe open
Three men were arrested a short time later.
Two men stole a car with a child still in it, dropped the child to school, then escaped
As you do.
Post Office aims to fill customer service gap left by banks with new current accounts
An Post has seen its business impacted by a movement away from cash payments.