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Thursday 8 June 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Post

Last year
# Brexit
An Post claims UK Post Office causing thousands of packages to be undelivered
UK post offices refusing to add EU-mandated codes to parcels are impacting British small businesses.
All time
# Your Say
Poll: Do you send out Christmas cards?
Do you have a Christmas-card list, and are you checking it twice?
# Scam
Gardaí issue warning to online shoppers over courier payment scam
Gardaí are aware of a scam in which people are asked to pay additional cost for customs clearance.
# Delays
Covid restrictions and lockdowns globally impacting international deliveries, An Post warns
Many items posted in Ireland during December for delivery across the world are still in transit.
# Post haste
An Post brings forward 'delivery by Christmas' date for large e-commerce retailers
Parcel deliveries with the company are at record levels.
# Delivery
An Post expects to deliver more than 3.3 million parcels per week in 'busiest ever' fortnight
This is a 230% increase on the same period last year.
# Your Say
Poll: How often do you post letters?
Fewer people send letters nowadays, opting for other forms of communication such as email.
# Postal Vote
Poll: When was the last time you sent a letter or a card to family and friends?
A major report has revealed the poor health of the post office network.
# social distancing
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.
# Your Say
Poll: How often do you post a letter?
The price of stamps will increase on 19 March.
# direct provision
'A gross violation': Asylum seekers say post is being opened without consent
Residents in Direct Provision centres have claimed the practice is commonplace.
# Homelessness
An Post to offer homeless people addresses at post offices to avail of services
An Post is working with homeless charities and service providers to put the finishing touches to the service.
# An Post
An Post experiences busiest Christmas season to date
At the height of the season, An Post staff were delivering over 100,000 parcels per day nationwide.
Sending Christmas post? Here are the dates you need to know
Tomorrow is the last date for sending parcels to mainland Europe.
# signed sealed delivered
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.
# Postmasters protest
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.
# rural ireland
'An attack on rural Ireland' - Criticism as An Post releases list of 159 post offices to close
The closure affects 25 counties.
# Seized
Cannabis worth €230,000 found in wicker box and toys at Portlaoise Mail Centre
The drugs were found with the help of detector dog Stella.
# rural ireland
'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.
# Deliveries
Here's how to track all your mail and deliveries this Christmas season
An Post has an online tracking system to keep on top of your mail.
# lunch crunch
Poll: Do you still send Christmas cards by post?
Give it to us straight. Be honest.
# Amazon
Amazon's newest service will let couriers unlock your front door
Amazon has said it will launch a service called Amazon Key next month.
# postmasters
265 post offices serve 'no discernible area of population'
Last month An Post refuted reports that 80 branches would be closed in an effort to plug their annual losses of €12 million.
# Services
This new postal service will mean no need to go to the postbox
CityPost has launched a new system that it claims will save companies significant sums on mail.
# sponsored by an post
Here's everything you need to make sure cards and pressies arrive for Christmas
Hopefully your Santa list went ages ago.
# sponsored by an post
8 things that mean Christmas has begun in every Irish household
Holidays are comin’, holidays are comin’…
# Presidential Election
Trump gains ground on Clinton despite allegations of unwanted advances
The latest poll also reveals 63% of Americans believe Trump has committed sexual assault in the past.
# catvent calendar
A mam posted an advent calendar to her daughter's cat and caused a hilarious misunderstanding
“The post office won’t give it to me as the cat does not have ID.”
# catvent calendar
A Mam posted an advent calendar to her daughter's cat and caused a hilarious misunderstanding
“The post office won’t give it to me as the cat does not have ID.”
# naughty or nice
An Post are trying to make Christmas shopping less painful this year
But the festive dig out comes at a price….
# io systems
Strike that disrupted postal services called off
An Post says normal working in mails processing centres will resume this evening.
# Explainer
An Post strike action: What does it mean for customers?
Industrial action by workers is set to last for the next two weeks.
# High Court
Postman sacked for allegedly re-posting mail he was supposed to deliver
The man refutes the allegations.
# eircode
Ireland's new postcode system launches today - here's what you need to know
You can find out your home’s unique identifier from this morning.
# return to sender
This man is still testing An Post and they're coming up trumps
An Post managed to deliver knitted post. Knitted post?
# return to sender
The future of Irish post offices has very little to do with post
Around 48% of post offices account for just 12% of total business.
# the post scrambler
An Post managed to deliver this word puzzle to an RTÉ DJ
David Curran has set up a blog where he puts postmen’s problem solving to the test.
# return to sender
An Post says man sending 'puzzle' mail is 'a postal champion'
But they have a stern warning for people too…
# special delivery
This Dublin man's excellent blog proves that An Post will deliver pretty much anything
Never underestimate An Post.