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# postmasters - 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

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

# postmasters - Friday 2 August, 2019

'Our network is under attack': Postmasters warn post offices could close over new TV licence plans

An Post has said TV licence payments represent an “essential income stream” for postmasters.

# postmasters - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

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.

# postmasters - Friday 20 April, 2018

There won't be any more post offices forced to close as landmark deal reached

After three months of negotiations, An Post has reached a deal with the Irish Postmasters’ Union.

# postmasters - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

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.

# postmasters - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

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.

# postmasters - Sunday 19 March, 2017

The long, slow death of the Irish post office

Postmasters held a protest at the GPO this week to try and reverse this trend.

# postmasters - Sunday 23 March, 2014

Here's why postmasters want cashless welfare payments suspended

The cashless welfare payments are due to be introduced by 2017.

# postmasters - Monday 18 April, 2011

Should An Post have a role in banks restructuring plans? Going Postal This post contains a poll

Should An Post have a role in banks restructuring plans?

Postmasters’ union says the post office should become “a channel of choice” for providing banking services in remote areas.