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Thursday 23 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# An Post

All time
# yurt
The Rubberbandits are so famous in Limerick that An Post managed to deliver this letter to Blindboy
A Christmas miracle.
# Santa letters
20 times An Post proved they were better delivery people than Santa
No address? No problem.
# sorting centre
More than 35 million letters will pass through the Dublin Mail Centre this month - here's how they do it
Step inside the Dublin Mail Centre.
# Deliveries
Here's how to track all your mail and deliveries this Christmas season
An Post has an online tracking system to keep on top of your mail.
# Tax Evasion
Poll: Do you pay your TV licence?
Calls are being made to transfer the fee collection from An Post to Revenue.
# Survival
An Post receives €30m loan to save rural post offices and continue five-day service
The funding has been provided to An Post with immediate effect.
# lunch crunch
Poll: Do you still send Christmas cards by post?
Give it to us straight. Be honest.
# postman's code
An Post delivered a beer mat with a stamp drawn on it, because that's just how they roll
They’re only going to do it this once though, so be warned.
Che stamp hypocrisy: 'A centre-right government selling us the iconography of leftists'
It is a few steps backwards from Bertie Ahern calling himself a socialist, writes Odrán Waldron.
# Jim Fitzpatrick
Irish Che Guevara artist: 'Criticism is to be expected from the usual quarters'
The artist who created the iconic Che Guevara print says he’s “immensely proud” of his artwork, and says many misunderstand the Cuban revolutionary.
# cuban outrage
Some Cubans are outraged with Ireland's 'offensive' Che Guevara stamp
The 50th anniversary of the Cuban revolutionary’s death has been honoured with a commemorative stamp today.
# Stamp
An Post marks Che Guevara's 50th anniversary with new commemorative stamp
The stamp will feature the famous artwork of Guevara by Irish artist Jim Fitzpartrick
# commemorative
An Post stamp marks 50th anniversary of free secondary education
The stamp features two students from the largest second level school in the country.
# make it stop
9 feelings everyone has about that An Post ad with the shrieking child
Have you ever heard of using your indoor voice?
# Trainspotting
Four lovely train stations feature on our new stamps
Did your local railway station make the cut?
# running out of time
Explainer: Why hundreds of post offices may close, and what can save them
The Irish Postmasters’ Union has said that talks with An Post have broken down, and is urging the government to take action.
# where is it
Every absolute nightmare involved in getting a delivery
*continues to refresh tracking*
# Data Protection
An Post can't say how it got a woman's data to send out a TV licence
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”.
# please mr postman
An Post delivered a letter to Leo Varadkar that had 'Taoiseach, Castleknock' as the address
The posties know where you live.
# missing welfare payments
An Post agent who cheated pensioners out of their welfare with 'cock and bull story' avoids jail
Maureen Walsh had told welfare recipients that she didn’t have money at the time to pay them.
# lunch crunch
Poll: Do you pay your TV licence?
It costs €160 a year and every premises with a television is supposed to have one.
# Stamp Duty
This letter had a euro attached in place of a stamp, but An Post delivered it anyway
Hey, when you’re stuck, you’re stuck.
# prepared
Heightened security at An Post depots after attempted bombing of Dublin financial firm
A letterbomb addressed to a Dublin firm was stopped in a French postal depot before it could be delivered.
# post offices
Now €1: The cost of a stamp has gone up by 39%
An Post’s CEO said previously that the increase was both “absolutely necessary” and “very good value”.
# postmasters
265 post offices serve 'no discernible area of population'
Last month An Post refuted reports that 80 branches would be closed in an effort to plug their annual losses of €12 million.
# emojional
An Post has released stamps commemorating the emoji - no, really
“Ná bí buartha.”
# adapt or die
The long, slow death of the Irish post office
Postmasters held a protest at the GPO this week to try and reverse this trend.
# An Post
Cost of a stamp to rise from 72 cent to €1
An Post has said the cost still represents “very good value”.
# wasn't from us
'No decision made': An Post respond to reports of 80 post office closures
This plays into a long debate about whether post offices are sustainable, and if not, how to make them more useful.
# cul de sac
An Post proved themselves again by delivering *this* letter from Germany to Waterford
“I forgot the street name but it’s near a street called Cul de Sac.”
# Services
This new postal service will mean no need to go to the postbox
CityPost has launched a new system that it claims will save companies significant sums on mail.
# signed sealed delivered
11 times An Post were the heroes Ireland needed in 2016
Another successful year of delivering all sorts.
# Services
How An Post is trying to make its waning mail business relevant again
As more post offices are threatened with closure, the semi-state’s deliveries division is branching out.
# ya know yer wan
An Post delivered a letter addressed to 'Ya know yer wan,' thanks to this legend of a postman
Ballymacward’s Celsius Sheridan saved the day!
# robberies
Christmas presents stolen from postmen and post vans in Dublin
The three robberies happened in the Ballyfermot area at the start of this week.
# Your Say
Poll: Will you send a Christmas card this year?
The price of stamps will be going up soon as An Post attempt to tackle growing losses.
# No Limit
There will soon be no cap on the price An Post can charge you for a stamp
Such a move is necessary to protect the daily postal service in operation nationwide, the minister responsible claimed today.
# An Post
18 wonderfully Irish alternative Christmas cards
Nollaig Shona.
# sponsored by an post
8 things that mean Christmas has begun in every Irish household
Holidays are comin’, holidays are comin’…
# Red letter day
Should we invest to make our post offices more important? Some rural TDs think so
A Dáil bill will be debated on Wednesday