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Thursday 23 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# An Post

All time
# note of apology
Gardaí and An Post begin probe as stash of undelivered mail discovered in Louth
An Post say they are now delivering the mail with an apology note attached.
# Satisfaction
So what brands are Irish customers having the best experience with?
There are some surprises to be found in the results of the second annual Irish Customer Experience Survey. But fans of Irish Water might want to avert their eyes.
# david mcredmond
Former TV3 boss has just been made CEO of An Post
David McRedmond takes up the job next month.
# limited info
An Post did a stellar job of delivering this letter to Annalise Murphy
Hats off to the postie.
# limited info
An Post did a stellar job of delivering this letter to Annalise Murphy
Hats off to the postie.
# post legends
16 times Irish postmen proved they're actual wizards
Fair PLAY.
# spokesman intervention
Here's why a decision about a postage stamp went all the way to Cabinet
It may seem a little odd – but we’re told it’s not unusual for the Taoiseach and his ministers to make a call on stamps.
# first steps
Giving out about Eircode is like criticising a baby's inability to run - Minister
The postcode system, launched last July, cost some €38 million to implement.
# price of a stamp
By a couple of cents: Postage costs set to rise next month
The price of sending letters domestically and internationally is set to increase.
# divide and conquer
'Thatcherite' companies with State contracts won't recognise unions, claims CWU
The Communication Workers Union is meeting in Galway today.
# summer jobs
How would this go down at An Post? Finland's postmen are now cutting grass
Postmen will offer the service on Tuesdays when they have the least mail to deliver.
# Courtown
Armed robbers wrestle with An Post employee before fleeing with cash
Two men were arrested after the raid yesterday.
# An Post
Here's why red post boxes have been popping up all over Dublin
It’s getting a rise out of everyone.
# long-term goals
'Sports funding structure needs to change if Irish athletes are to achieve more success'
This year’s allocation was revealed earlier in the week but a former world champion claims a longer-term view is needed.
# Behind The Scenes
We spent two days with the An Post Sean Kelly team during their Spanish training camp
Ryan Bailey was in Calpe last week to get an insight into the life of a professional cyclist.
Santa wants to remind all the Irish boys and girls to get their letters in early
Santa said all the elves are working really hard to get the gifts ready for Christmas Eve.
# io systems
Strike that disrupted postal services called off
An Post says normal working in mails processing centres will resume this evening.
# Strike
If you're due a social welfare cheque in the post this week, it may not come
The CWU says 40% of mail is sorted manually and there is no need for a total suspension of the service.
# Explainer
An Post strike action: What does it mean for customers?
Industrial action by workers is set to last for the next two weeks.
# High Court
Postman sacked for allegedly re-posting mail he was supposed to deliver
The man refutes the allegations.
# all safe
Suspect device found at Dublin mail sorting centre deemed not viable
The alarm was raised in the early hours of the morning.
# why oh why
One for the front door, one for the back: some people have been getting two Eircodes
Quite a few people have been send two Eircodes, in the weeks since the new system’s launch.
# An Post
Here is yet more proof that Irish postmen are miracle workers
“Don’t know full address only he sings like Neil Diamond.”
# return to sender
Here is yet more proof that Irish postmen are miracle workers
“Don’t know full address only he sings like Neil Diamond.”
# An Post
This letter to 'your man Henderson' actually got delivered to the right person
All power to the postman or woman.
# return to sender
This man is still testing An Post and they're coming up trumps
An Post managed to deliver knitted post. Knitted post?
# second chance draw
The new National Lottery operator has been on a losing ticket
The company chewed through a lot of cash last year.
# the post scrambler
An Post managed to deliver this word puzzle to an RTÉ DJ
David Curran has set up a blog where he puts postmen’s problem solving to the test.
# return to sender
An Post says man sending 'puzzle' mail is 'a postal champion'
But they have a stern warning for people too…
# special delivery
This Dublin man's excellent blog proves that An Post will deliver pretty much anything
Never underestimate An Post.
# return to sender
Will this get delivered? One man is testing An Post's problem-solving skills
Your move, postal service.
# Ah here
The price of stamps is going up
You’ll need your two cents.
# in the mail
We've (finally) been told when Ireland’s new postcodes get delivered
Eircode has been in the pipeline for quite a while now.
# galipoli
One hundred years ago - 3,000 Irish lives were lost in Turkey
An Post has issued two limited edition stamps to commemorate those killed in the Gallipoli Landings.
# special delivery
Bring these Irish animation stamps to life with your smartphone
The stamps feature well-known Irish animations like ‘Roy’ and ‘Give Up Yer Aul Sins’.
IRFU warns fans about buying from touts after 144 Six Nations tickets go missing
An Post is investigating the incident and supporters attempting to gain entry with the cancelled tickets will be turned away.
# An Post
An Post investigation underway after Santa letter doesn't reach North Pole
Cue one baffled three-year-old.
# tv license
An Post warned by Data Protection Commissioner over customers' bank account details
A bank statement containing financial information was previously requested when signing up for a TV license direct debt.
# An Post
Taoiseach's office had to confirm that 'Éire' would NOT be removed from Irish stamps in 1982
Questions were asked whether An Post should be given an “entirely free hand” in the designing of stamps.
# Hunger Strike
A man in his 70s has gone on hunger strike to save his local post office
Michael Kilgannon says he is feeling “fine” after 48 hours.