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#An Post

# an-post - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

An Post CEO: 'Every community of over 500 people will have a post office'
# Rural Ireland
# Rural Ireland

An Post CEO: 'Every community of over 500 people will have a post office'

Aug 29th 2018, 3:50 PM 13,975 Views 47 Comments

David McRedmond rejected claims that post office closures are an attack on rural Ireland.

Poll: How often do you use the post office?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How often do you use the post office?

Aug 29th 2018, 9:19 AM 27,728 Views 72 Comments

159 post offices across 25 counties are set to close.

# an-post - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

'An attack on rural Ireland' - Criticism as An Post releases list of 159 post offices to close
# Rural Ireland
# Rural Ireland

'An attack on rural Ireland' - Criticism as An Post releases list of 159 post offices to close

Updated Aug 28th 2018, 10:07 PM 95,295 Views 135 Comments

The closure affects 25 counties.

# an-post - Saturday 4 August, 2018

After a garda probe and potential cyber breach, CityPost is headed for liquidation
# Postal Service
# Postal Service

After a garda probe and potential cyber breach, CityPost is headed for liquidation

Aug 4th 2018, 8:00 AM 31,022 Views 24 Comments

Creditors have moved to wind up the An Post challenger after a tumultuous 12 months for the firm.

# an-post - Friday 6 July, 2018

An Post delivers its first parcel to an island by drone
# Mayo
# Mayo

An Post delivers its first parcel to an island by drone

Jul 6th 2018, 10:33 PM 38,119 Views 33 Comments

It was delivered to Clare Island, Co Mayo.

# an-post - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Irish language works get their own award category for first time at Irish Book Awards
# Gradaim Leabhar Na HÉireann
# Gradaim Leabhar Na HÉireann

Irish language works get their own award category for first time at Irish Book Awards

Jun 27th 2018, 7:04 PM 7,347 Views 7 Comments

An Post has taken over as sponsor of the annual awards for the next three years.

# an-post - Saturday 28 April, 2018

TV inspectors carrying out more weekend and evening inspections for unpaid fees
# TV Licence
# TV Licence

TV inspectors carrying out more weekend and evening inspections for unpaid fees

Apr 28th 2018, 6:00 AM 19,145 Views 63 Comments

Additional temporary inspectors have also been appointed to improve the compliance rate.

# an-post - Saturday 21 April, 2018

An Post denying reports that it needs to cut 2,000 jobs
# Jobs
# Jobs

An Post denying reports that it needs to cut 2,000 jobs

Apr 21st 2018, 1:17 PM 9,891 Views 30 Comments

An Post says the number of 2,000 redundancies is from a strategic review in March 2017.

# an-post - 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 15,111 Views 22 Comments

After three months of negotiations, An Post has reached a deal with the Irish Postmasters’ Union.

# an-post - Thursday 19 April, 2018

An Post made €8m profit last year - and a 'large part' of it is due to the €1 stamp
# Price Hike
# Price Hike

An Post made €8m profit last year - and a 'large part' of it is due to the €1 stamp

Apr 19th 2018, 12:58 PM 14,027 Views 29 Comments

The new, higher price brought in €60 million for An Post last year.

# an-post - Thursday 5 April, 2018

An Post issues stamps honouring Martin Luther King Jr and Nelson Mandela
# Life And Achievements
# Life And Achievements

An Post issues stamps honouring Martin Luther King Jr and Nelson Mandela

Apr 5th 2018, 1:51 PM 6,959 Views 33 Comments

The stamps were designed by Dublin-based design studio Aad.

# an-post - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

This buzzy South Korean skincare brand is named after a W.B.Yeats poem
# I Will Arise And Moisturise
From The Daily Edge
# I Will Arise And Moisturise

This buzzy South Korean skincare brand is named after a W.B.Yeats poem

Apr 4th 2018, 2:30 PM 5,356 Views 1 Comment

Innisfree has been around since 2002 and is South Korea’s largest makeup brand.

# an-post - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Here are the stores, banks and post offices closing due to the bad weather
# Status Red
# Status Red

Here are the stores, banks and post offices closing due to the bad weather

Mar 1st 2018, 4:25 PM 128,997 Views 77 Comments

The entire nation has been advised to remain indoors from 4pm today.

Large queues formed outside post offices ahead of lunchtime shutdown
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

Large queues formed outside post offices ahead of lunchtime shutdown

Mar 1st 2018, 1:14 PM 25,224 Views 32 Comments

All An Post branches are now shut until Monday.

# an-post - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

'The closure of our post office would mean the death of our village'
# Rural Ireland
# Rural Ireland

'The closure of our post office would mean the death of our village'

Feb 7th 2018, 6:05 AM 35,129 Views 57 Comments

A small village in Co Sligo, reminiscent of many others in Ireland, is fighting back.

# an-post - 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 21,485 Views 6 Comments

This is seriously impressive.

# an-post - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

The Rubberbandits are so famous in Limerick that An Post managed to deliver this letter to Blindboy
# Nice Job
# Nice Job

The Rubberbandits are so famous in Limerick that An Post managed to deliver this letter to Blindboy

Dec 27th 2017, 10:03 AM 23,878 Views 23 Comments

A Christmas miracle.

# an-post - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

The Rubberbandits are so famous in Limerick that An Post managed to deliver this letter to Blindboy
# Yurt
From The Daily Edge
# Yurt

The Rubberbandits are so famous in Limerick that An Post managed to deliver this letter to Blindboy

Dec 26th 2017, 8:24 AM 6,754 Views 0 Comments

A Christmas miracle.

# an-post - Sunday 24 December, 2017

20 times An Post proved they were better delivery people than Santa
# Santa Letters
From The Daily Edge
# Santa Letters

20 times An Post proved they were better delivery people than Santa

Dec 24th 2017, 9:00 PM 14,547 Views 4 Comments

No address? No problem.

# an-post - Friday 22 December, 2017

More than 35 million letters will pass through the Dublin Mail Centre this month - here's how they do it
# Sorting Centre
# Sorting Centre

More than 35 million letters will pass through the Dublin Mail Centre this month - here's how they do it

Dec 22nd 2017, 8:00 AM 8,444 Views 9 Comments

Step inside the Dublin Mail Centre.

# an-post - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Here's how to track all your mail and deliveries this Christmas season
# Deliveries
# Deliveries

Here's how to track all your mail and deliveries this Christmas season

Dec 10th 2017, 9:30 AM 24,849 Views 9 Comments

An Post has an online tracking system to keep on top of your mail.

# an-post - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Poll: Do you pay your TV licence?
# Tax Evasion
# Tax Evasion

Poll: Do you pay your TV licence?

Nov 26th 2017, 10:27 AM 47,786 Views 128 Comments

Calls are being made to transfer the fee collection from An Post to Revenue.

# an-post - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

An Post receives €30m loan to save rural post offices and continue five-day service
# Survival
# Survival

An Post receives €30m loan to save rural post offices and continue five-day service

Nov 21st 2017, 4:30 PM 15,957 Views 49 Comments

The funding has been provided to An Post with immediate effect.

# an-post - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Poll: Do you still send Christmas cards by post?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Do you still send Christmas cards by post?

Nov 16th 2017, 12:45 PM 19,470 Views 39 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# an-post - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

An Post delivered a beer mat with a stamp drawn on it, because that's just how they roll
# Postman's Code
From The Daily Edge
# Postman's Code

An Post delivered a beer mat with a stamp drawn on it, because that's just how they roll

Oct 25th 2017, 5:45 PM 9,921 Views 0 Comments

They’re only going to do it this once though, so be warned.

# an-post - Sunday 22 October, 2017

Che stamp hypocrisy: 'A centre-right government selling us the iconography of leftists'
# Column
# Column

Che stamp hypocrisy: 'A centre-right government selling us the iconography of leftists'

Oct 22nd 2017, 8:30 AM 8,629 Views 82 Comments

It is a few steps backwards from Bertie Ahern calling himself a socialist, writes Odrán Waldron.

# an-post - Monday 9 October, 2017

Irish Che Guevara artist: 'Criticism is to be expected from the usual quarters'
# Jim Fitzpatrick
# Jim Fitzpatrick

Irish Che Guevara artist: 'Criticism is to be expected from the usual quarters'

Oct 9th 2017, 6:00 PM 25,854 Views 127 Comments

The artist who created the iconic Che Guevara print says he’s “immensely proud” of his artwork, and says many misunderstand the Cuban revolutionary.

Some Cubans are outraged with Ireland's 'offensive' Che Guevara stamp
# Cuban Outrage
# Cuban Outrage

Some Cubans are outraged with Ireland's 'offensive' Che Guevara stamp

Oct 9th 2017, 8:42 AM 71,710 Views 264 Comments

The 50th anniversary of the Cuban revolutionary’s death has been honoured with a commemorative stamp today.

# an-post - Friday 6 October, 2017

An Post marks Che Guevara's 50th anniversary with new commemorative stamp
# Stamp
# Stamp

An Post marks Che Guevara's 50th anniversary with new commemorative stamp

Oct 6th 2017, 5:03 PM 19,391 Views 156 Comments

The stamp will feature the famous artwork of Guevara by Irish artist Jim Fitzpartrick

# an-post - Thursday 7 September, 2017

An Post stamp marks 50th anniversary of free secondary education
# Commemorative
# Commemorative

An Post stamp marks 50th anniversary of free secondary education

Sep 7th 2017, 3:21 PM 14,777 Views 56 Comments

The stamp features two students from the largest second level school in the country.

# an-post - Sunday 27 August, 2017

9 feelings everyone has about that An Post ad with the shrieking child
# Make It Stop
From The Daily Edge
# Make It Stop

9 feelings everyone has about that An Post ad with the shrieking child

Aug 27th 2017, 4:32 PM 15,275 Views 11 Comments

Have you ever heard of using your indoor voice?

# an-post - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Four lovely train stations feature on our new stamps
# Trainspotting
# Trainspotting

Four lovely train stations feature on our new stamps

Jul 20th 2017, 1:03 PM 28,385 Views 43 Comments

Did your local railway station make the cut?

# an-post - 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 13,823 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.

# an-post - Friday 14 July, 2017

Every absolute nightmare involved in getting a delivery
# Where Is It
From The Daily Edge
# Where Is It

Every absolute nightmare involved in getting a delivery

Jul 14th 2017, 4:00 PM 6,199 Views 3 Comments

*continues to refresh tracking*

An Post can't say how it got a woman's data to send out a TV licence
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

An Post can't say how it got a woman's data to send out a TV licence

Jul 14th 2017, 12:05 AM 50,570 Views 100 Comments

An Post says that it cannot tell members of the public how it obtains names and addresses as it is “not in the public interest”.

# an-post - Sunday 18 June, 2017

An Post delivered a letter to Leo Varadkar that had 'Taoiseach, Castleknock' as the address
# Please Mr Postman
From The Daily Edge
# Please Mr Postman

An Post delivered a letter to Leo Varadkar that had 'Taoiseach, Castleknock' as the address

Jun 18th 2017, 11:45 AM 5,365 Views 0 Comments

The posties know where you live.

# an-post - Thursday 18 May, 2017

An Post agent who cheated pensioners out of their welfare with 'cock and bull story' avoids jail
# Missing Welfare Payments
# Missing Welfare Payments

An Post agent who cheated pensioners out of their welfare with 'cock and bull story' avoids jail

May 18th 2017, 6:10 AM 31,542 Views 34 Comments

Maureen Walsh had told welfare recipients that she didn’t have money at the time to pay them.

# an-post - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Poll: Do you pay your TV licence?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Do you pay your TV licence?

May 9th 2017, 12:49 PM 29,505 Views 89 Comments

It costs €160 a year and every premises with a television is supposed to have one.

# an-post - Saturday 6 May, 2017

This letter had a euro attached in place of a stamp, but An Post delivered it anyway
# Stamp Duty
From The Daily Edge
# Stamp Duty

This letter had a euro attached in place of a stamp, but An Post delivered it anyway

May 6th 2017, 2:00 PM 8,755 Views 1 Comment

Hey, when you’re stuck, you’re stuck.

Heightened security at An Post depots after attempted bombing of Dublin financial firm
# Prepared
# Prepared

Heightened security at An Post depots after attempted bombing of Dublin financial firm

May 6th 2017, 12:05 AM 52,173 Views 41 Comments

A letterbomb addressed to a Dublin firm was stopped in a French postal depot before it could be delivered.