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# 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

# an-post - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

# an-post - Friday 28 February, 2020

Postal worker whose family was subject of attempted tiger kidnapping brings damages against An Post

Three masked raiders bearing firearms tied up Susan Byrne and her husband in October 2011, the court heard.

# an-post - Saturday 22 February, 2020

Poll: When was the last time you visited a post office? Decline This post contains a poll

Poll: When was the last time you visited a post office?

There are currently 952 post offices in Ireland.

# an-post - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Poll: How often do you post a letter? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How often do you post a letter?

The price of stamps will increase on 19 March.

The price of stamps is increasing by 10c next month

The prices of the stamps will increase on 19 March.

# an-post - Friday 7 February, 2020

An Post suspends all mail to China as coronavirus outbreak spreads

There have been no cases of coronavirus confirmed in Ireland.

# an-post - Sunday 5 January, 2020

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

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

# an-post - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

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

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

# an-post - Friday 20 December, 2019

Pack to the future: Inside An Post's shiny new parcel hub

The semi-state is just getting started as it plots its long-term plan.

# an-post - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Success for Vicky Phelan, Joe Duffy and Andrea Corr at Irish Book Awards

Here are this year’s winners.

# an-post - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

An Post launches mobile data sharing network to help support homeless community

The Shared Network will give out 2,000 SIM cards to homeless organisations next week.

# an-post - Friday 25 October, 2019

From The42 Jamie Heaslip, Richie Sadlier and Eoin Larkin nominated for Sports Book of the Year Page Turners

Jamie Heaslip, Richie Sadlier and Eoin Larkin nominated for Sports Book of the Year

A six-strong shortlist has been revealed, with works about Seamus Darby, the Skibbereen Rowing Club and the Dublin Marathon also included.

# an-post - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

An Post promises to reduce 3.7% gender pay gap

A new report found that 73% of An Post management staff are male.

# an-post - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Two new stamps mark 50 years of Thin Lizzy

Queues formed at the GPO earlier for fans to get their hands on the new stamps.

# an-post - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

An Taisce appeals to block installation of temporary banners for visitor centre at front of GPO

Dublin City Council granted permission for the banners in June.

# an-post - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

New study shows that the average person in Ireland sends just two or three letters per month

ComeReg conducted a study on Irish postal users.

# an-post - Saturday 14 September, 2019

An Post issues warning over scam text messages

An Post has denied that people received the text due to customers’ data being compromised.

# an-post - Monday 26 August, 2019

Brexit won't affect how you send letters, but your consumer rights for UK purchases may change

Minister of State Helen McEntee was in Portlaoise Mail Centre today to monitor preparations.

# an-post - Thursday 22 August, 2019

An Post is planning a promo blitz to give the main banks a run for their money

The postal service provider’s rebranded financial services unit forms part of a wider group rejig.

# an-post - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Game of Thrones author George R R Martin receives An Post book award in Dublin

Previous award winners include David Walliams and Jilly Cooper.

# an-post - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Philanthropist Andrew Carnegie commemorated on new An Post stamps

The philanthropist contributed to the construction of libraries across Ireland.

# an-post - 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.

# an-post - Monday 22 July, 2019

An Post acknowledges Irish spelling error on commemorative moon stamps

The series of stamps featured four Nasa astronauts with Irish ancestry.

# an-post - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Limerick GPO's mosaic tiles and façade will be removed despite people's objections

A member of the public said “to lose it would be a disservice to the memory of Limerick City’s daily life”.

# an-post - Thursday 27 June, 2019

'It's a devastating blow': Cork mail centre to shut down with 216 job losses

“We’re transitioning from a world of letters to a world of parcels,” CEO David McRedmond said.

# an-post - Friday 21 June, 2019

An Post suspends deliveries to Tallaght estate after spate of anti-social behaviour and threats

There have been calls for additional garda resources in the area.

# an-post - Sunday 9 June, 2019

Dublin postal drivers seek injunction to prevent expulsion from union

The drivers are being asked to resign from the IWU in order to allow it to merge with Unite.

# an-post - Friday 5 April, 2019

'For all intents and purposes I didn't exist': Former rough sleeper says An Post fixed address service will be huge help Address Point This post contains videos

'For all intents and purposes I didn't exist': Former rough sleeper says An Post fixed address service will be huge help

The free personal postal address service for people who are homeless was launched at the GPO today.

# an-post - Friday 22 March, 2019

Limerick device 'appears identical' to London and Glasgow parcel bombs claimed by 'IRA'

Around 175 staff have been evacuated and postal services in Limerick are off today.

# an-post - Sunday 17 March, 2019

How An Post enlisted a fictional, time-poor millennial to create its fancy €5m logo

The decades-old company is hoping to become more relevant to a younger target market.

# an-post - Thursday 14 March, 2019

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.

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