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#An Post

# an-post - Wednesday 1 June, 2022

'Social value' of local post offices must be protected, communications committee hears
# Postmasters
# Postmasters

'Social value' of local post offices must be protected, communications committee hears

Updated Jun 1st 2022, 7:00 PM 14,332 Views 11 Comments

The committee heard today that local post offices were a fundamental part of smaller towns and villages, but were at risk of being subsumed by provision of services online.

Over eight in ten will monitor spending more closely this year, An Post says
# Inflation
# Inflation

Over eight in ten will monitor spending more closely this year, An Post says

Jun 1st 2022, 5:53 PM 5,559 Views 1 Comment

The poll examined spending and money management habits.

# an-post - Tuesday 3 May, 2022

Data complaint lodged against GeoDirectory for 'selling personal information' to companies
# ICCL
# ICCL

Data complaint lodged against GeoDirectory for 'selling personal information' to companies

May 3rd 2022, 12:15 PM 14,426 Views 4 Comments

The ICCL said it was able to buy data about people living in Limerick and Dublin and whether they are “deprived’, “struggling” or “affluent”.

# an-post - Friday 4 March, 2022

Six stamps in new Centenary collection will honour Irish sportswomen
# An Post
# An Post

Six stamps in new Centenary collection will honour Irish sportswomen

Mar 4th 2022, 4:39 PM 10,704 Views 14 Comments

The Government approved the series this week, as part of a collection of stamps to run over the next four years.

Processing issue at An Post that prevented wages going to current account holders resolved
# An Post
# An Post

Processing issue at An Post that prevented wages going to current account holders resolved

Updated Mar 4th 2022, 1:12 PM 22,377 Views 16 Comments

An Post have said that the payment issues have since been resolved.

# an-post - Tuesday 1 March, 2022

The cost of stamps has gone up by 15 cent
# Inflation
# Inflation

The cost of stamps has gone up by 15 cent

Mar 1st 2022, 2:29 PM 12,454 Views 11 Comments

International stamps have gone up 20 cent.

# an-post - Tuesday 1 February, 2022

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

Poll: How often do you post a letter?

Feb 1st 2022, 9:53 AM 28,897 Views 35 Comments

The price of stamps is set to increase from 1 March.

Cost of national and international stamps to be increased by An Post
# Stamp Price
# Stamp Price

Cost of national and international stamps to be increased by An Post

Feb 1st 2022, 7:00 AM 28,920 Views 35 Comments

An Post has said that the increase is to bring the cost in line with European postal rates.

# an-post - Thursday 27 January, 2022

New stamps to mark 100 years since publication of James Joyce's Ulysses
# Blooming Lovely
# Blooming Lovely

New stamps to mark 100 years since publication of James Joyce's Ulysses

Jan 27th 2022, 6:15 AM 8,641 Views 3 Comments

The An Post CEO said the stamps “reflect the unique mix of modernism and classicism that define” Ulysses.

# an-post - Monday 24 January, 2022

Ireland's gender pay gap is better than the EU average - what else can be done to fix it?
# Lot Done More To Do
# Lot Done More To Do

Ireland's gender pay gap is better than the EU average - what else can be done to fix it?

Jan 24th 2022, 8:00 PM 14,943 Views 73 Comments

“I think there’s [still] a lot of confusion. A lot of people make reference to equal pay, and that’s been enshrined in legislation since the mid-70s.”

# an-post - Thursday 16 December, 2021

Poll: Do you send out Christmas cards?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you send out Christmas cards?

Dec 16th 2021, 8:45 AM 31,919 Views 46 Comments

Do you have a Christmas-card list, and are you checking it twice?

Sending Christmas post? Here are the key cutoff dates you need to know
# Christmas Post
# Christmas Post

Sending Christmas post? Here are the key cutoff dates you need to know

Dec 16th 2021, 7:53 AM 22,672 Views 7 Comments

Normally, An Post handles approximately two million post items every day.

# an-post - Thursday 3 June, 2021

An Post records 100% increase in parcel deliveries in 2020
# An Post
# An Post

An Post records 100% increase in parcel deliveries in 2020

Jun 3rd 2021, 6:07 PM 10,197 Views 24 Comments

The postal service recorded a 3% increase in revenue on the previous year.

# an-post - Wednesday 5 May, 2021

An Post to increase the cost of their national and international postage
# Price Increase
# Price Increase

An Post to increase the cost of their national and international postage

May 5th 2021, 6:15 AM 48,358 Views 41 Comments

The company said the price increases are needed as it modernises the postal system.

# an-post - Thursday 8 April, 2021

Artists' competition to create 2022 Free State centenary stamp
# An Post
# An Post

Artists' competition to create 2022 Free State centenary stamp

Apr 8th 2021, 3:43 PM 13,858 Views 10 Comments

Artworks submitted for the €10,000 commission will be judged by an expert panel.

# an-post - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

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

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

Mar 16th 2021, 3:44 PM 16,098 Views 10 Comments

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

# an-post - Saturday 6 March, 2021

A new public banking system in Ireland? The Government is being asked to revisit the idea
# Community Banking
# Community Banking

A new public banking system in Ireland? The Government is being asked to revisit the idea

Mar 6th 2021, 9:30 AM 25,038 Views 32 Comments

Green Party and Fianna Fáil TDs are calling for the government to revisit the idea of community banking.

# an-post - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Greenwashing, green finance and emissions: Is Irish business doing its part in the fight against climate change?
# Business Futures
# Business Futures

Greenwashing, green finance and emissions: Is Irish business doing its part in the fight against climate change?

Jan 20th 2021, 1:00 PM 6,216 Views 4 Comments

Some companies have been more proactive than others but the pandemic may have slowed progress.

# an-post - Thursday 14 January, 2021

An Post to deliver another two free postcards to every household
# Free Postcards
# Free Postcards

An Post to deliver another two free postcards to every household

Jan 14th 2021, 6:21 PM 36,043 Views 50 Comments

The postcards will begin arriving in households on Wednesday 20 January.

# an-post - Monday 11 January, 2021

Covid restrictions and lockdowns globally impacting international deliveries, An Post warns
# Delays
# Delays

Covid restrictions and lockdowns globally impacting international deliveries, An Post warns

Jan 11th 2021, 2:26 PM 25,604 Views 47 Comments

Many items posted in Ireland during December for delivery across the world are still in transit.

# an-post - Monday 21 December, 2020

An Post says travel disruption is impacting last-minute letters and parcels to and from Ireland
# Christmas Deliveries
# Christmas Deliveries

An Post says travel disruption is impacting last-minute letters and parcels to and from Ireland

Dec 21st 2020, 4:02 PM 33,561 Views 34 Comments

The company said it will do everything in its power to “maintain the flow of incoming and outgoing international mail”.

# an-post - Friday 11 December, 2020

All post across Ireland will be stamped with Toy Show Adam's virtual hug
# An Post
# An Post

All post across Ireland will be stamped with Toy Show Adam's virtual hug

Dec 11th 2020, 10:15 PM 63,992 Views 38 Comments

An Post wants to help Adam share his virtual hug across the world.

Gardaí and BOI warn consumers to be extra vigilant amid spate of parcel fraud texts
# Fraud
# Fraud

Gardaí and BOI warn consumers to be extra vigilant amid spate of parcel fraud texts

Dec 11th 2020, 3:50 PM 35,515 Views 6 Comments

Gardaí are advising the public to never click on an unsolicited text or email.

# an-post - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

An Post brings forward 'delivery by Christmas' date for large e-commerce retailers
# Post Haste
# Post Haste

An Post brings forward 'delivery by Christmas' date for large e-commerce retailers

Dec 9th 2020, 2:25 PM 25,714 Views 22 Comments

Parcel deliveries with the company are at record levels.

# an-post - Thursday 26 November, 2020

An Post expects to deliver more than 3.3 million parcels per week in 'busiest ever' fortnight
# Delivery
# Delivery

An Post expects to deliver more than 3.3 million parcels per week in 'busiest ever' fortnight

Nov 26th 2020, 9:25 PM 18,338 Views 35 Comments

This is a 230% increase on the same period last year.

# an-post - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

'Please bear with us': Huge spike in parcel volumes causing delays as Level 5 online shopping booms
# An Post
# An Post

'Please bear with us': Huge spike in parcel volumes causing delays as Level 5 online shopping booms

Nov 11th 2020, 12:05 AM 73,997 Views 101 Comments

Between the deluge of online orders and the need to social distance in depots, An Post has said “everything takes longer” this year.

# an-post - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

Champagne Football among six-strong shortlist for Sports Book of the Year
# Recommended Reading
From The42
# Recommended Reading

Champagne Football among six-strong shortlist for Sports Book of the Year

Oct 20th 2020, 1:40 PM 6,154 Views 2 Comments

The42′s Niall Kelly has also been nominated for his work on Barry Geraghty’s autobiography ‘True Colours’.

# an-post - 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 35,624 Views 26 Comments

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

# an-post - Sunday 18 October, 2020

An Post to allow free postage to and from nursing homes
# Sent With Love
# Sent With Love

An Post to allow free postage to and from nursing homes

Oct 18th 2020, 6:55 PM 29,945 Views 32 Comments

The initiative comes under An Post’s Community Focus plan, which has been extended into 2021.

# an-post - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

'Only realistic solution' to save Post Office Network is State funding of €17m
# Public Service Obligation
# Public Service Obligation

'Only realistic solution' to save Post Office Network is State funding of €17m

Sep 30th 2020, 11:07 AM 12,242 Views 21 Comments

The report, which doesn’t take in the warns starkly of the need for this action to be taken within months.

Poll: When was the last time you sent a letter or a card to family and friends?
# Postal Vote
# Postal Vote

Poll: When was the last time you sent a letter or a card to family and friends?

Sep 30th 2020, 9:39 AM 27,548 Views 33 Comments

A major report has revealed the poor health of the post office network.

# an-post - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

'That's mad, Ted': An Post aiming to meet Father Ted demand as two months of stamp orders made in two days
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

'That's mad, Ted': An Post aiming to meet Father Ted demand as two months of stamp orders made in two days

Sep 9th 2020, 6:20 AM 33,399 Views 17 Comments

The Father Ted stamps have proven to be a bona fide hit.

# an-post - Thursday 27 August, 2020

An Post launches four stamps to commemorate 25 years of Father Ted
# Ah Go On
# Ah Go On

An Post launches four stamps to commemorate 25 years of Father Ted

Aug 27th 2020, 4:46 PM 45,865 Views 51 Comments

A survey by An Post indicated that ‘Hell’, ’Speed 3’, and ‘Kicking Bishop Brennan up the Arse’ were people’s favourite episodes.

# an-post - Monday 20 July, 2020

All mail across Ireland and England will be stamped with Jack Charlton's name for the next three weeks
# Across The Water
# Across The Water

All mail across Ireland and England will be stamped with Jack Charlton's name for the next three weeks

Jul 20th 2020, 8:09 AM 77,469 Views 33 Comments

It is the first time An Post and Royal Mail have come together on a collaboration.

# an-post - Monday 6 April, 2020

Check ins and free newspaper delivery to be offered by An Post to people cocooning
# Check In
# Check In

Check ins and free newspaper delivery to be offered by An Post to people cocooning

Apr 6th 2020, 6:45 AM 60,387 Views 17 Comments

Family members can request for a local postman/woman to check in on someone cocooning.

# an-post - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

This Covid-19 information booklet will be delivered to every home in the country
# Delivery
# Delivery

This Covid-19 information booklet will be delivered to every home in the country

Mar 25th 2020, 6:10 PM 14,941 Views 53 Comments

Simon Harris says there is a lot of misinformation out there about the guidelines.

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 45,172 Views 43 Comments

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

# an-post - Monday 23 March, 2020

Later post delivery expected as An Post staggers worker starting times
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

Later post delivery expected as An Post staggers worker starting times

Mar 23rd 2020, 7:33 AM 27,527 Views 11 Comments

An Post is also asking customers to not bring children to post offices, if possible.

# an-post - Friday 20 March, 2020

Every household to be given two free postcards by An Post
# Get Writing
# Get Writing

Every household to be given two free postcards by An Post

Mar 20th 2020, 4:37 PM 171,706 Views 84 Comments

The cards don’t need a stamp and are free to send to anywhere on the island of Ireland.

# an-post - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

An Post asks people to include letterbox, doorbell and door handles in 'regular cleaning and disinfecting routine'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

An Post asks people to include letterbox, doorbell and door handles in 'regular cleaning and disinfecting routine'

Updated Mar 18th 2020, 10:10 PM 39,689 Views 27 Comments

CEO David McRedmond, meanwhile, said the company has been ‘scouring everywhere’ for a supply of hand sanitiser.

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