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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# An Post

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# Homelessness
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.
# retail and services
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.
# Search and Rescue
Irish Coast Guard stamps featuring Caitríona Lucas' artwork launched by An Post
Lucas lost her life when the boat she was in capsized while searching for a missing man in September 2016.
# An Post
An Post experiences busiest Christmas season to date
At the height of the season, An Post staff were delivering over 100,000 parcels per day nationwide.
# Festive Season
An Post made not one but three Christmas ads this year. Here's how - and why
The postal service looked around the globe to try find ‘authentic’ Irish festive stories.
# getting close now
Tomorrow is the last day to send standard post in time for Christmas
Today is the last day you can send letters to Britain or Europe.
# modernising
An Post takes first steps into the mortgage business by seeking info from 'prospective partners'
From an “uncertain and extremely bleak” outlook, An Post is aiming to expand the services it offers.
Sending Christmas post? Here are the dates you need to know
Tomorrow is the last date for sending parcels to mainland Europe.
# signed sealed delivered
You need to send letters by these dates so that they arrive before Christmas
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.
# Christmas Post
Toy Show, turkey and Santa Claus: This year's Christmas stamps have been unveiled
The Late Late Toy Show and Christmas dinner feature on the set of six new stamps.
# retail and services
The government was told that shifting TV licence duties to Revenue would crush post offices
A union representing An Post workers made the claims in a letter to ex-minister Denis Naughten.
# Clondalkin
Army bomb squad called to An Post sorting office after discovery of 'suspicious package'
The device was later declared a hoax and handed over to gardaí for further investigation.
# Tiger Kidnapping
Postmistress left traces of her DNA in car during tiger raid in case she was killed, court hears
Susan Lawlor tied told a court how she was bundled into the backseat of her car before being driven to a field in an unknown location.
# delayed payment
Problem over payment of child benefit to Irish parents 'resolved' following industry-wide banking issue
Customers with An Post, Ulster Bank and PTSB have been affected.
# rural ireland
Digital kiosks to offer free access to Government services in post offices
Government funding of €80,000 has been provided to help with rolling out the digital assist pilot scheme.
# Delivery
An Post issues tender for uniforms and safety boots for its 6,750 staff
An Post said the design of the uniforms will not change.
# strong winds
Some welfare offices closed and An Post services disrupted due to Storm Ali
The Department of Social Protection is advising people to get in touch with their offices tomorrow to schedule an appointment.
# Postmasters protest
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.
# post offices
An Post might turn its 'surplus' property into commercial space
The semi-state could also look at relocating more of its operations from a number of sites.
# post offices
An Post is weighing up options to turn its 'surplus' property into commercial space
The semi-state could also look at relocating more of its operations from a number of sites.
# post offices
Naughten says complete shutdown of postal services was 'undeniable' before retirement package plan
The CEO of An Post told an Oireachtas Committee today that it is vital now that more government services are offered at post offices to strengthen the network.
# shut down
Are post offices even viable? An increase in financial services could have been the game changer
The Bobby Kerry report stated that the expansion of financial services in post offices was essential to their survival.
# community banking
'Brexit-like impact on rural Ireland': Independent TD rules out supporting the Budget over post office closures
The Clare TD said the government has reneged on their promises to roll out a community banking system.
# rural ireland
An Post CEO: 'Every community of over 500 people will have a post office'
David McRedmond rejected claims that post office closures are an attack on rural Ireland.
# Your Say
Poll: How often do you use the post office?
159 post offices across 25 counties are set to close.
# rural ireland
'An attack on rural Ireland' - Criticism as An Post releases list of 159 post offices to close
The closure affects 25 counties.
# postal service
After a garda probe and potential cyber breach, CityPost is headed for liquidation
Creditors have moved to wind up the An Post challenger after a tumultuous 12 months for the firm.
# Mayo
An Post delivers its first parcel to an island by drone
It was delivered to Clare Island, Co Mayo.
# Gradaim Leabhar na hÉireann
Irish language works get their own award category for first time at Irish Book Awards
An Post has taken over as sponsor of the annual awards for the next three years.
# TV licence
TV inspectors carrying out more weekend and evening inspections for unpaid fees
Additional temporary inspectors have also been appointed to improve the compliance rate.
# Jobs
An Post denying reports that it needs to cut 2,000 jobs
An Post says the number of 2,000 redundancies is from a strategic review in March 2017.
# long running saga
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.
# Price hike
An Post made €8m profit last year - and a 'large part' of it is due to the €1 stamp
The new, higher price brought in €60 million for An Post last year.
# life and achievements
An Post issues stamps honouring Martin Luther King Jr and Nelson Mandela
The stamps were designed by Dublin-based design studio Aad.
# I Will Arise And Moisturise
This buzzy South Korean skincare brand is named after a W.B.Yeats poem
Innisfree has been around since 2002 and is South Korea’s largest makeup brand.
# status red
Here are the stores, banks and post offices closing due to the bad weather
The entire nation has been advised to remain indoors from 4pm today.
# Shutdown
Large queues formed outside post offices ahead of lunchtime shutdown
All An Post branches are now shut until Monday.
# rural ireland
'The closure of our post office would mean the death of our village'
A small village in Co Sligo, reminiscent of many others in Ireland, is fighting back.
# Magicians
An Post managed to deliver this ridiculously damaged letter from Australia to the correct address in Dublin
This is seriously impressive.
# nice job
The Rubberbandits are so famous in Limerick that An Post managed to deliver this letter to Blindboy
A Christmas miracle.