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# post-offices - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

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

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

Mar 16th 2021, 3:44 PM 16,028 Views 10 Comments

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

# post-offices - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Face coverings are now mandatory in banks, post offices and credit unions
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# Face Coverings

Face coverings are now mandatory in banks, post offices and credit unions

Jan 26th 2021, 2:48 PM 29,180 Views 35 Comments

The Financial Services Union has welcomed the decision by Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly.

# post-offices - Monday 12 October, 2020

Social welfare payments will be paid weekly again from the beginning of November
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

Social welfare payments will be paid weekly again from the beginning of November

Oct 12th 2020, 7:39 AM 57,126 Views 42 Comments

The move was welcomed by An Post and the postmasters union.

# post-offices - Saturday 22 February, 2020

'You'd have to count the cost if we're gone': Postmasters plea for support as hundreds of offices at risk
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# Future Proof

'You'd have to count the cost if we're gone': Postmasters plea for support as hundreds of offices at risk

Feb 22nd 2020, 8:30 AM 18,729 Views 40 Comments

Offering what they say is a vital service to communities, postmasters want the next government to introduce a Public Service Obligation payment.

# post-offices - Sunday 9 September, 2018

An Post might turn its 'surplus' property into commercial space
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# Post Offices

An Post might turn its 'surplus' property into commercial space

Sep 9th 2018, 8:30 AM 92 Views 0 Comments

The semi-state could also look at relocating more of its operations from a number of sites.

# post-offices - Thursday 6 September, 2018

An Post is weighing up options to turn its 'surplus' property into commercial space
# Post Offices
# Post Offices

An Post is weighing up options to turn its 'surplus' property into commercial space

Sep 6th 2018, 2:36 PM 945 Views 0 Comments

The semi-state could also look at relocating more of its operations from a number of sites.

# post-offices - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Naughten says complete shutdown of postal services was 'undeniable' before retirement package plan
# Post Offices
# Post Offices

Naughten says complete shutdown of postal services was 'undeniable' before retirement package plan

Sep 4th 2018, 5:33 PM 10,723 Views 24 Comments

The CEO of An Post told an Oireachtas Committee today that it is vital now that more government services are offered at post offices to strengthen the network.

# post-offices - Sunday 2 September, 2018

Are post offices even viable? An increase in financial services could have been the game changer
# Shut Down
# Shut Down

Are post offices even viable? An increase in financial services could have been the game changer

Sep 2nd 2018, 7:45 AM 8,601 Views 17 Comments

The Bobby Kerry report stated that the expansion of financial services in post offices was essential to their survival.

# post-offices - Friday 31 August, 2018

'Brexit-like impact on rural Ireland': Independent TD rules out supporting the Budget over post office closures
# Community Banking
# Community Banking

'Brexit-like impact on rural Ireland': Independent TD rules out supporting the Budget over post office closures

Updated Aug 31st 2018, 1:15 PM 19,297 Views 30 Comments

The Clare TD said the government has reneged on their promises to roll out a community banking system.

# post-offices - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Poll: How often do you use the post office?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How often do you use the post office?

Aug 29th 2018, 9:19 AM 27,737 Views 72 Comments

159 post offices across 25 counties are set to close.

# post-offices - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Here are the stores, banks and post offices closing due to the bad weather
# Status Red
# Status Red

Here are the stores, banks and post offices closing due to the bad weather

Mar 1st 2018, 4:25 PM 129,000 Views 77 Comments

The entire nation has been advised to remain indoors from 4pm today.

# post-offices - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

'The closure of our post office would mean the death of our village'
# Rural Ireland
# Rural Ireland

'The closure of our post office would mean the death of our village'

Feb 7th 2018, 6:05 AM 35,146 Views 57 Comments

A small village in Co Sligo, reminiscent of many others in Ireland, is fighting back.

# post-offices - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Services closing, lack of transport and young people leaving - the causes and cost of rural isolation
# Internal Migration
# Internal Migration

Services closing, lack of transport and young people leaving - the causes and cost of rural isolation

Sep 17th 2017, 7:00 AM 16,846 Views 58 Comments

Many local businesses are being forced to shut their doors and vital services are diminishing at a fast pace.

# post-offices - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Now €1: The cost of a stamp has gone up by 39%
# Post Offices
# Post Offices

Now €1: The cost of a stamp has gone up by 39%

Apr 13th 2017, 10:15 PM 32,185 Views 108 Comments

An Post’s CEO said previously that the increase was both “absolutely necessary” and “very good value”.

# post-offices - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

265 post offices serve 'no discernible area of population'
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# Postmasters

265 post offices serve 'no discernible area of population'

Apr 12th 2017, 1:07 PM 16,036 Views 66 Comments

Last month An Post refuted reports that 80 branches would be closed in an effort to plug their annual losses of €12 million.

# post-offices - Monday 14 November, 2016

Should we invest to make our post offices more important? Some rural TDs think so
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# Red Letter Day

Should we invest to make our post offices more important? Some rural TDs think so

Nov 14th 2016, 10:39 PM 12,886 Views 52 Comments

A Dáil bill will be debated on Wednesday

# post-offices - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Michael Healy-Rae: 'I don't feel sorry for criminals who go home in boxes'
# Rural Crime
# Rural Crime

Michael Healy-Rae: 'I don't feel sorry for criminals who go home in boxes'

Feb 4th 2015, 7:30 AM 17,106 Views 72 Comments

The independent TD said the Government is bringing about the “demise of rural Ireland” through closures of Garda stations and post offices.

# post-offices - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Post offices could link up with credit unions to provide banking services
# Opportunities
# Opportunities

Post offices could link up with credit unions to provide banking services

Apr 24th 2014, 8:43 AM 4,794 Views 10 Comments

The Irish Postmasters’ Union is set to work with Communications Minister Pat Rabbitte to diversify services.

# post-offices - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Rabbitte: Post offices need to innovate to ensure their survival
# An Post
# An Post

Rabbitte: Post offices need to innovate to ensure their survival

Mar 11th 2014, 2:49 PM 6,103 Views 32 Comments

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

# post-offices - Sunday 5 May, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added men trying to break into a police station
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added men trying to break into a police station

May 5th 2013, 7:50 PM 13,853 Views 3 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# post-offices - Monday 18 April, 2011

Should An Post have a role in banks restructuring plans?
Live Apr 18th 2011, 6:15 PM

Should An Post have a role in banks restructuring plans?