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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
# Future Proof
# 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 18,737 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.

# postmasters - Friday 2 August, 2019

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

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

Aug 2nd 2019, 2:42 PM 21,612 Views 67 Comments

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 Protest
# Postmasters Protest

Postmasters to march on the Dáil over closure of 159 Post Offices

Updated Sep 18th 2018, 4:20 PM 8,466 Views 35 Comments

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
# Long Running Saga
# Long Running Saga

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

Apr 20th 2018, 10:48 AM 15,115 Views 22 Comments

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
# Running Out Of Time
# Running Out Of Time

Explainer: Why hundreds of post offices may close, and what can save them

Jul 19th 2017, 9:30 PM 13,888 Views 46 Comments

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'
# Postmasters
# Postmasters

265 post offices serve 'no discernible area of population'

Apr 12th 2017, 1:07 PM 16,045 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.

# postmasters - Sunday 19 March, 2017

The long, slow death of the Irish post office
# Adapt Or Die
# Adapt Or Die

The long, slow death of the Irish post office

Mar 19th 2017, 12:05 AM 25,485 Views 40 Comments

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
# An Post
# An Post

Here's why postmasters want cashless welfare payments suspended

Mar 23rd 2014, 1:47 PM 28,831 Views 59 Comments

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?
Live Apr 18th 2011, 6:15 PM

Should An Post have a role in banks restructuring plans?