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# an-post - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here are the top 10 toys Irish kids are asking Santa for this Christmas Most Wanted

Here are the top 10 toys Irish kids are asking Santa for this Christmas

Santa’s elves have analysed letters coming from Ireland.

# an-post - Saturday 6 December, 2014

Drug deliveries: Customs officers target An Post depots

Detection efforts have been stepped up in recent years as more people opt to buy gifts online.

# an-post - Friday 21 November, 2014

Your new postcode won't say 'F1CK' or 'IRA'. Here's why

“FECK will not be in there.”

# an-post - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Weird Wide Web: Freezing eggs, Pac-Man stamps and Apple's latest announcement

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# an-post - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Pac-Man, Mario and Sonic the Hedgehog are getting their own An Post stamps

It’s almost like it’s the 90s all over again.

# an-post - Friday 10 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge An Post: No, we don't scribble out addresses written as Gaeilge Honours Irish

An Post: No, we don't scribble out addresses written as Gaeilge

Feidhlim Seoige’s photo of an envelope with a crossed-out address was widely shared on Twitter.

# an-post - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Hijacked Royal Mail van used during armed robbery in Donegal

Three men have been arrested.

# an-post - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Poll: How do you feel about postcodes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How do you feel about postcodes?

They’re a-coming.

# an-post - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Are Credit Unions and An Post teaming up to take on banks?

The answer is a strong maybe.

# an-post - Thursday 28 August, 2014

An Post's anniversary tribute to Seamus Heaney is beautiful

For when you want to rest the squat pen between finger and thumb and, you know, write a letter…

# an-post - Friday 22 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Only in Ireland would this letter get delivered Hey Mr Postman

Only in Ireland would this letter get delivered

A job well done.

# an-post - Friday 8 August, 2014

Irish Prison Service honoured with new commemorative stamps

The commemorative run was launched by Justice Minister France Fitzgerald.

# an-post - Thursday 31 July, 2014

# an-post - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Sick of calling on neighbours to pick up your Amazon purchases? An Post may have a solution

The postal service is planning to offer customers the option of buying self-install personal delivery boxes.

# an-post - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

WWI recruitment posters feature on new An Post stamps

The two commemorative stamps are to mark the centenary of World War One.

# an-post - Monday 21 July, 2014

Sending a letter? It costs more from today

A stamp is now 68 cent.

# an-post - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

UPDATE: UPC says it won't give out customer data for TV licence crackdown

Pat Rabbitte has got government approval for a new scheme aimed at tackling TV licence fee evasion.

# an-post - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Home Rule leaders brought together......on a stamp

John Redmond and Edward Carson butted heads on whether Ireland should self-govern.

# an-post - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Man versus dog: two postmen a week are being bitten by dogs

Postman versus dog: the oldest battle.

# an-post - Thursday 22 May, 2014

From The42 We'll Leave It There So: Lennon leaves, Mickey Harte's moan and all today's sport Thursday

We'll Leave It There So: Lennon leaves, Mickey Harte's moan and all today's sport

We’ve also got news of Martin O’Neill rounding up the troops in Malahide and some of our favourite World Cup art yet.

# an-post - Monday 12 May, 2014

The Data Protection Commissioner is very worried about the new postcode system. Here's why...

The office says that “in the Irish context, a person’s home address is an important part of their identity.

# an-post - Saturday 26 April, 2014

The Wolf of Wall Street, Jameson, and Pope John Paul II: The week in numbers

Plus: How many letters and packages does An Post deal with in an average week?

# an-post - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Stamping your book: People are saving more and more with An Post

An Post say that they now hold 16 per cent of all personal savings in the country.

# an-post - Sunday 23 March, 2014

Here's why postmasters want cashless welfare payments suspended

The cashless welfare payments are due to be introduced by 2017.

# an-post - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Government makes no comment on postcode costs amid Dáil claims of €30m

Minister Rabbitte told the Dáil that his department was assisted in the tender process by a consulting firm.

# an-post - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Postmasters distance themselves from campaign to 'Name and Shame' TDs

However, the local elections candidate says he will continue with the campaign, and hopes that it will spread nationwide.

From The Daily Edge Are microwave postboxes an Irish thing now? Hotmail

Are microwave postboxes an Irish thing now?

Keeping the letters warm and dry has never been so easy.

# an-post - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Rabbitte: Post offices need to innovate to ensure their survival

The Minister was speaking this afternoon in the Dáil, where he stressed that closing post offices is not an aim of government.

# an-post - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Men questioned over Post Office raid and getaway car crash are released

An armed raid took place in Strokestown, Roscommon on Tuesday. The car used to escape from the scene was later crashed on the roadside.

# an-post - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Rabbitte: 'Government has no plans to close post offices'

He clarified that An Post didn’t lose the social welfare contract and in fact won the tender last year.

# an-post - Monday 24 February, 2014

Government must modernise An Post says Dáil motion

Reports last week said the post office network could lose the Social Protection contract, but the Department says that isn’t happening.

# an-post - Saturday 8 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge 9 unusual items that have been lost in the Irish post Snail Mail

9 unusual items that have been lost in the Irish post

50,000 items end up in An Post’s returned letters centre in Limerick each week. Yes, there are sex toys.

# an-post - Thursday 30 January, 2014

From The42 McLaughlin: The Donegal man giving up a dream in pursuit of a legacy Interview

McLaughlin: The Donegal man giving up a dream in pursuit of a legacy

The 26-year-old has passed on pro offers to take up a coaching role in his native county, but he’s far from finished competing.

# an-post - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge 8 typically Irish postcodes we should definitely hang on to Dip In The Road

8 typically Irish postcodes we should definitely hang on to

If you hit Flynn’s you’ve gone too far.

Some parcel delivery disruption as An Post depot remains closed

The fire at the Oxigen recycling plant forced the main parcel depot to close yesterday as a result of heavy smoke.

# an-post - Monday 27 January, 2014

An Post plan two-storey extension of GPO ahead of 1916 anniversary

Planning permission has been sought for a new exhibition, a gallery space and a landscaped outdoor area.

# an-post - Monday 23 December, 2013

An Post wins new contract to keep delivering social welfare payments

The department say that the contract is worth more than €50 million a year to An Post.

# an-post - Monday 16 December, 2013

Two arrested after gardaí track, intercept motorcycle 85km from scene of armed raid

The motorbike was tracked down and stopped in Co Westmeath around 40 minutes after the failed armed raid in Clonsilla, West Dublin.

# an-post - Sunday 8 December, 2013

NTMA reduces interest rates on An Post savings products

The reductions aim to level the playing field with the banks’ savings products after the increase in DIRT tax.

# an-post - Friday 6 December, 2013

Three raiders escape after armed robbery of Athy post office

Two men hijacked a vehicle while the third man fled on a motorcycle.