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#Letters

# letters - Monday 19 October, 2020

Poll: How often do you post letters?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How often do you post letters?

Oct 19th 2020, 9:43 AM 35,446 Views 26 Comments

Fewer people send letters nowadays, opting for other forms of communication such as email.

# letters - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

Postmen and women will be checking in and offering a helping hand to the elderly and vulnerable
# Free Delivery
# Free Delivery

Postmen and women will be checking in and offering a helping hand to the elderly and vulnerable

Mar 25th 2020, 12:53 PM 45,124 Views 43 Comments

A new service will also mean they will now take parcels and letters and deliver them for free.

# letters - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Poll: How often do you post a letter?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How often do you post a letter?

Feb 18th 2020, 9:15 AM 33,556 Views 55 Comments

The price of stamps will increase on 19 March.

# letters - Sunday 5 January, 2020

An Post is looking at buying products in bulk to prepare for Brexit
# Sending It
# Sending It

An Post is looking at buying products in bulk to prepare for Brexit

Jan 5th 2020, 8:30 PM 29,931 Views 30 Comments

An Post CEO David McRedmond has big plans on ID verification services, and hopes to “leapfrog the banks”.

# letters - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

People sent €1m more letters this Christmas - and there's been a surge in popularity of care packages 
# The Postal Service
# The Postal Service

People sent €1m more letters this Christmas - and there's been a surge in popularity of care packages 

Dec 25th 2019, 12:30 PM 15,587 Views 22 Comments

“There’s life yet in letters,” An Post CEO David McRedmond told TheJournal.ie.

# letters - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

'I expect more from you': Letters of complaint sent to the Taoiseach called on him to drop Verona Murphy
# By-election Controversy
# By-election Controversy

'I expect more from you': Letters of complaint sent to the Taoiseach called on him to drop Verona Murphy

Dec 24th 2019, 6:00 AM 14,995 Views 42 Comments

Leo Varadkar admits that the Verona Murphy controversy has caused reputational damage to Fine Gael.

# letters - Monday 21 October, 2019

Hillary Clinton posts parody JFK letter mocking Trump's message to Turkey
# JFK
# JFK

Hillary Clinton posts parody JFK letter mocking Trump's message to Turkey

Oct 21st 2019, 7:25 AM 37,559 Views 56 Comments

“Don’t be a d**k, ok? Get your missiles out of Cuba,” starts the letter pretending to be from president Kennedy.

# letters - Sunday 4 August, 2019

'A gross violation': Asylum seekers say post is being opened without consent
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

'A gross violation': Asylum seekers say post is being opened without consent

Aug 4th 2019, 6:30 AM 39,099 Views 0 Comments

Residents in Direct Provision centres have claimed the practice is commonplace.

# letters - Monday 3 December, 2018

You need to send letters by these dates so that they arrive before Christmas
# Signed Sealed Delivered
# Signed Sealed Delivered

You need to send letters by these dates so that they arrive before Christmas

Dec 3rd 2018, 2:02 PM 19,549 Views 14 Comments

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.

# letters - Friday 5 October, 2018

Vast majority (94%) consent to take part in delayed smear test review
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

Vast majority (94%) consent to take part in delayed smear test review

Oct 5th 2018, 12:05 AM 9,199 Views 10 Comments

Figures show 1,300 letters were sent to women asking them to consent to be included in the review by RCOG.

# letters - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

An Post managed to deliver this ridiculously damaged letter from Australia to the correct address in Dublin
# Magicians
From The Daily Edge
# Magicians

An Post managed to deliver this ridiculously damaged letter from Australia to the correct address in Dublin

Jan 3rd 2018, 3:00 PM 21,490 Views 6 Comments

This is seriously impressive.

# letters - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Maria Edgeworth's letters: 'Sir Walter Scott punctual to his word arrived on Friday'
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

Maria Edgeworth's letters: 'Sir Walter Scott punctual to his word arrived on Friday'

Nov 22nd 2017, 7:00 PM 6,575 Views 13 Comments

The Castle Rackrent author, who counted Jane Austen and Byron among her admirers, was also a prodigious correspondent.

# letters - Monday 10 April, 2017

'Urgent action is needed': Letters reveal shock at discovery of human remains at mother and baby home
# Tuam
# Tuam

'Urgent action is needed': Letters reveal shock at discovery of human remains at mother and baby home

Apr 10th 2017, 6:10 AM 21,366 Views 38 Comments

The Commission into Mother and Baby Homes wrote to Minister Katherine Zappone before the ‘very shocking’ news broke.

# letters - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Abortion, Syria and autograph requests - a look through the Taoiseach's post
# Dear Enda
# Dear Enda

Abortion, Syria and autograph requests - a look through the Taoiseach's post

Dec 24th 2016, 7:15 AM 7,637 Views 18 Comments

Some people love him and some people don’t.

# letters - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

There will soon be no cap on the price An Post can charge you for a stamp
# No Limit
# No Limit

There will soon be no cap on the price An Post can charge you for a stamp

Dec 6th 2016, 3:09 PM 18,848 Views 84 Comments

Such a move is necessary to protect the daily postal service in operation nationwide, the minister responsible claimed today.

# letters - Friday 23 September, 2016

Seven sex abuse victims dropped cases against the State after it sent them letters
# Letters
# Letters

Seven sex abuse victims dropped cases against the State after it sent them letters

Sep 23rd 2016, 6:15 AM 20,519 Views 53 Comments

Earlier this year, it was reported that people abused while in Irish national schools had received the letters.

# letters - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Only in Cork would this letter get delivered to the right house
# Only In Cork
From The Daily Edge
# Only In Cork

Only in Cork would this letter get delivered to the right house

Jul 9th 2016, 10:40 AM 16,127 Views 7 Comments

Well done to the person who got this to the right door.

# letters - Sunday 6 March, 2016

Wexford girls wrote 'please' 6,000 times in this letter to The Den in the 80s
# The Eightiest
From The Daily Edge
# The Eightiest

Wexford girls wrote 'please' 6,000 times in this letter to The Den in the 80s

Mar 6th 2016, 3:09 PM 5,542 Views 2 Comments

Please play the video to Hungry Eyes.

# letters - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

David Attenborough turned down Terry Wogan for a job at the BBC because they already had an Irish announcer...
# 50 Years Ago
# 50 Years Ago

David Attenborough turned down Terry Wogan for a job at the BBC because they already had an Irish announcer...

Feb 9th 2016, 1:03 PM 30,098 Views 18 Comments

The then BBC 2 Controller of Programmes told Wogan that there was no room for a man of his “particular talents and experience”.

# letters - Monday 28 December, 2015

Here are the most talked about letters of 2015
# Return To Sender
# Return To Sender

Here are the most talked about letters of 2015

Dec 28th 2015, 9:00 PM 13,683 Views 4 Comments

From the desks of Enda Kenny, Taylor Swift and a teenager with two dads, to name a few.

# letters - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

Department insists no issue with Joan Burton's 'unusual and concerning' letter to constituents
# Letters Of Note
# Letters Of Note

Department insists no issue with Joan Burton's 'unusual and concerning' letter to constituents

Dec 16th 2015, 6:57 PM 31,124 Views 100 Comments

The letters were delivered in Oireachtas envelopes and headed paper.

# letters - Sunday 13 December, 2015

1916 signatory tells wife she'll be a "widow before these lines reach you" in letters released online
# Eamonn Ceannt
# Eamonn Ceannt

1916 signatory tells wife she'll be a "widow before these lines reach you" in letters released online

Dec 13th 2015, 10:00 PM 25,093 Views 43 Comments

The letters Éamonn Ceannt wrote to his wife show a very loving side to his character, describing her as his “sweetheart of the hawthorn hedges”.

# letters - Thursday 3 September, 2015

A postman's goodbye letter is going viral for being super sweet
# Mailman Mike
From The Daily Edge
# Mailman Mike

A postman's goodbye letter is going viral for being super sweet

Sep 3rd 2015, 10:00 PM 6,424 Views 2 Comments

Cya Mike, the mailman.

# letters - Thursday 6 August, 2015

You have to be registered with Irish Water before it will fix a leak
# Drip Drip Drip
# Drip Drip Drip

You have to be registered with Irish Water before it will fix a leak

Aug 6th 2015, 11:30 PM 17,751 Views 201 Comments

Here’s the latest on what you need to know.

# letters - Friday 29 May, 2015

The price of stamps is going up
# Ah Here
# Ah Here

The price of stamps is going up

May 29th 2015, 5:54 PM 23,076 Views 42 Comments

You’ll need your two cents.

# letters - Thursday 14 May, 2015

What's the big deal about Prince Charles writing letters to politicians?
# Black Spider
# Black Spider

What's the big deal about Prince Charles writing letters to politicians?

May 14th 2015, 3:15 PM 11,369 Views 25 Comments

Badger culling, Irish gaols and the army’s helicopters – things the heir really cares about.

# letters - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

The HSE has published five letters it sent to health watchdog as hospital fight intensifies
# Love Letters
# Love Letters

The HSE has published five letters it sent to health watchdog as hospital fight intensifies

Mar 24th 2015, 7:48 AM 7,051 Views 7 Comments

More than 250 adverse findings were discovered in the standards of care at Portlaoise Hospital.

# letters - Friday 20 March, 2015

Bring these Irish animation stamps to life with your smartphone
# Special Delivery
# Special Delivery

Bring these Irish animation stamps to life with your smartphone

Mar 20th 2015, 1:33 PM 9,593 Views 3 Comments

The stamps feature well-known Irish animations like ‘Roy’ and ‘Give Up Yer Aul Sins’.

# letters - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Read the heartwarming letter JK Rowling sent to a bullied fan she met on Twitter
# Magic
From The Daily Edge
# Magic

Read the heartwarming letter JK Rowling sent to a bullied fan she met on Twitter

Feb 19th 2015, 8:42 AM 4,732 Views 1 Comment

Best human ever.

# letters - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

This 9-word letter to the Daily Telegraph will break your heart
# Sir
From The Daily Edge
# Sir

This 9-word letter to the Daily Telegraph will break your heart

Feb 3rd 2015, 2:30 PM 8,796 Views 4 Comments

No. It can’t be.

# letters - Monday 19 January, 2015

So THIS is what being glitter-bombed looks like
# Gotcha
From The Daily Edge
# Gotcha

So THIS is what being glitter-bombed looks like

Jan 19th 2015, 10:33 AM 7,782 Views 0 Comments

Not ideal.

# letters - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Teen girl's heartwarming Christmas letter to her divorcee dad is going viral
# Feels
From The Daily Edge
# Feels

Teen girl's heartwarming Christmas letter to her divorcee dad is going viral

Dec 28th 2014, 7:00 PM 7,112 Views 2 Comments

It’s lovely, just lovely.

# letters - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Thank you for the 40 pairs of socks: the Irish care packages of WWI
# Monica Roberts
# Monica Roberts

Thank you for the 40 pairs of socks: the Irish care packages of WWI

Dec 24th 2014, 8:00 PM 7,444 Views 3 Comments

An Irishwoman and her friends sent comfort and hope to soldiers in the bleakest midwinters of the Great War.

# letters - Friday 19 December, 2014

9 adorable Santa letters from Irish kids From The Daily Edge

9 adorable Santa letters from Irish kids

Dec 19th 2014, 7:00 AM 9,373 Views 7 Comments

We got a sneak peek at some of Santa’s mail.

# letters - Thursday 20 November, 2014

These are the real-life stories of Ireland's World War I fighters
# Great War
# Great War

These are the real-life stories of Ireland's World War I fighters

Nov 20th 2014, 6:00 PM 8,346 Views 21 Comments

The new NLI exhibition features letters from those who served in the war.

# letters - Friday 7 November, 2014

'These blunt, cold letters show just how desperate the situation was'
# ECB LETTERS
# ECB LETTERS

'These blunt, cold letters show just how desperate the situation was'

Nov 7th 2014, 7:15 AM 10,462 Views 65 Comments

The Nevin Economic Research Institute said that while the contents of the letters from the ECB to Brian Lenihan isn’t a shock, the tone is surprising.

# letters - Thursday 23 October, 2014

This letter in today's Telegraph could have been written by any of us
# No Net
From The Daily Edge
# No Net

This letter in today's Telegraph could have been written by any of us

Oct 23rd 2014, 11:08 AM 5,233 Views 1 Comment

Only, we didn’t go downstairs.

# letters - Thursday 9 October, 2014

"How slowly... Love, Sam": Read Beckett's intriguing postcards to his friends
# Writing To Godot
# Writing To Godot

"How slowly... Love, Sam": Read Beckett's intriguing postcards to his friends

Oct 9th 2014, 8:15 AM 7,368 Views 0 Comments

Trinity has acquired the largest collection of Samuel Beckett letters ever for public sale.

# letters - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

8 arguments for and against postcodes in Ireland
# Postcodes
From The Daily Edge
# Postcodes

8 arguments for and against postcodes in Ireland

Sep 30th 2014, 9:30 PM 40,866 Views 79 Comments

Change is good. Or is it?

# letters - Thursday 17 July, 2014

On the run letters were "unprecedented and flawed", but not unlawful
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

On the run letters were "unprecedented and flawed", but not unlawful

Jul 17th 2014, 1:03 PM 4,945 Views 54 Comments

The Hallett Review finds that two terrorism suspects were given letters in error.

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