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# post-office - Friday 12 February, 2021

Gardaí renew appeal after armed robbery at Dublin post office
# Crumlin
# Crumlin

Gardaí renew appeal after armed robbery at Dublin post office

Feb 12th 2021, 10:45 PM 53,978 Views 33 Comments

An unidentified man, who was dressed in An Post clothing, produced a firearm towards a cash-in-transit employee.

# post-office - Monday 23 March, 2020

Later post delivery expected as An Post staggers worker starting times
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

Later post delivery expected as An Post staggers worker starting times

Mar 23rd 2020, 7:33 AM 27,504 Views 11 Comments

An Post is also asking customers to not bring children to post offices, if possible.

# post-office - Friday 11 October, 2019

Man who held gun to customer's head during post office raid jailed for 12 years
# Armed Robbery
# Armed Robbery

Man who held gun to customer's head during post office raid jailed for 12 years

Oct 11th 2019, 5:47 PM 23,520 Views 24 Comments

The man was tackled to the ground by a passing ESB repairman during the incident.

# post-office - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Former post officer worker jailed for stealing €23k in pension payments from customers
# Theft
# Theft

Former post officer worker jailed for stealing €23k in pension payments from customers

Jul 31st 2019, 7:25 AM 40,341 Views 22 Comments

Paula Underwood has been sentenced to three years with 18 months suspended.

# post-office - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Men armed with iron bar and knife steal cash from post office
# Wexford
# Wexford

Men armed with iron bar and knife steal cash from post office

Feb 5th 2019, 6:42 PM 16,144 Views 7 Comments

Two men have been arrested by gardaí in connection with the incident.

# post-office - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Postmasters to march on the Dáil over closure of 159 Post Offices
# Postmasters Protest
# Postmasters Protest

Postmasters to march on the Dáil over closure of 159 Post Offices

Updated Sep 18th 2018, 4:20 PM 8,463 Views 35 Comments

Postmasters are accusing An Post of ripping the economic heart out of rural Ireland.

# post-office - 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 13,981 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 27,737 Views 72 Comments

159 post offices across 25 counties are set to close.

# post-office - Monday 6 August, 2018

A post office on the border has seen a 15 fold increase in passport requests from Northern Ireland citizens
# Pettigo Post Office
# Pettigo Post Office

A post office on the border has seen a 15 fold increase in passport requests from Northern Ireland citizens

Aug 6th 2018, 9:00 PM 34,305 Views 62 Comments

Pettigo is the only town on the island of Ireland that’s split down the middle by the UK-Irish border.

# post-office - Thursday 2 August, 2018

'An attack on rural Ireland': Over 160 post offices to close nationwide
# Closing Down
# Closing Down

'An attack on rural Ireland': Over 160 post offices to close nationwide

Aug 2nd 2018, 6:45 PM 32,143 Views 83 Comments

The list of offices closing will be issued at the end of August.

# post-office - Friday 27 July, 2018

'I went to rob it as a joke. I didn't mean it': Post office raider jailed for two and a half years
# Dublin
# Dublin

'I went to rob it as a joke. I didn't mean it': Post office raider jailed for two and a half years

Jul 27th 2018, 5:31 PM 33,246 Views 51 Comments

Judge Martina Baxter said the offence was a “despicable, cowardly act” perpetrated on an elderly man.

# post-office - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Two men due in court after armed raid on post office
# Sligo
# Sligo

Two men due in court after armed raid on post office

Jun 13th 2018, 7:57 AM 12,240 Views 0 Comments

No one was injured in the incident and all cash stolen in the raid was recovered.

# post-office - 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 35,146 Views 57 Comments

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

# post-office - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Want to send presents outside Europe in time for Christmas? Today is your last chance
# Pass The Parcel
# Pass The Parcel

Want to send presents outside Europe in time for Christmas? Today is your last chance

Dec 7th 2017, 8:21 AM 6,285 Views 3 Comments

There’s still time to send those letters to Santa, but act fast.

# post-office - 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 13,847 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.

# post-office - 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 6,206 Views 3 Comments

*continues to refresh tracking*

# post-office - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Armed robber left Meath post office empty-handed after threatening staff with handgun
# Crime
# Crime

Armed robber left Meath post office empty-handed after threatening staff with handgun

Jul 6th 2017, 7:52 AM 20,081 Views 9 Comments

No arrests have yet been made.

# post-office - Monday 1 May, 2017

Visit your GP... in the Post Office? Kildare branch trialling new doctor service
# The Modern Way
# The Modern Way

Visit your GP... in the Post Office? Kildare branch trialling new doctor service

May 1st 2017, 11:43 AM 16,031 Views 13 Comments

The post office in Ballymore Eustace will be the first to offer the VideoDoc service.

# post-office - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Now €1: The cost of a stamp has gone up by 39%
# Post Offices
# Post Offices

Now €1: The cost of a stamp has gone up by 39%

Apr 13th 2017, 10:15 PM 32,185 Views 108 Comments

An Post’s CEO said previously that the increase was both “absolutely necessary” and “very good value”.

# post-office - Sunday 19 March, 2017

The long, slow death of the Irish post office
# Adapt Or Die
# Adapt Or Die

The long, slow death of the Irish post office

Mar 19th 2017, 12:05 AM 25,450 Views 40 Comments

Postmasters held a protest at the GPO this week to try and reverse this trend.

# post-office - Friday 13 January, 2017

Post office worker assaulted in armed robbery
# Wexford
# Wexford

Post office worker assaulted in armed robbery

Jan 13th 2017, 8:13 PM 13,515 Views 8 Comments

A burnt out vehicle was later found in Carlow.

# post-office - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

1938 Ireland: Post office clerk fired after £10 disappeared and he bought new suits and a bicycle
# State Papers
# State Papers

1938 Ireland: Post office clerk fired after £10 disappeared and he bought new suits and a bicycle

Jan 3rd 2017, 7:30 PM 23,243 Views 13 Comments

Pearoid was paid £2.5.6 a week, with his lodging costing £1.2.6 a week.

# post-office - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Man arrested after attempted armed robbery at Waterford post office
# Barrack Street
# Barrack Street

Man arrested after attempted armed robbery at Waterford post office

Dec 21st 2016, 1:05 PM 8,080 Views 6 Comments

Two men entered the post office armed with what appeared to be a firearm – but left empty-handed.

# post-office - Monday 28 November, 2016

Man arrested after attempted armed robbery involving a hatchet at a Dublin post office
# Investigation
# Investigation

Man arrested after attempted armed robbery involving a hatchet at a Dublin post office

Nov 28th 2016, 3:28 PM 23,589 Views 21 Comments

A man carrying a gun and a hatchet threatened staff at Rush post office.

# post-office - Friday 5 August, 2016

Woman arrested after gardaí mount major operation to track armed raiders
# Waterville
# Waterville

Woman arrested after gardaí mount major operation to track armed raiders

Aug 5th 2016, 8:54 AM 14,950 Views 6 Comments

A manhunt for a third suspect has since been called off.

# post-office - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

16 times Irish postmen proved they're actual wizards
# Post Legends
From The Daily Edge
# Post Legends

16 times Irish postmen proved they're actual wizards

Jul 26th 2016, 9:30 PM 19,537 Views 0 Comments

Fair PLAY.

# post-office - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Gardaí still searching for Wicklow dad who went missing a year ago
# Barry Corcoran
# Barry Corcoran

Gardaí still searching for Wicklow dad who went missing a year ago

Jul 6th 2016, 3:31 PM 18,396 Views 1 Comment

He was last seen in Dublin.

# post-office - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

88-year-old could have assets frozen after partner she met at tea dance develops dementia
# Tea Dancers
# Tea Dancers

88-year-old could have assets frozen after partner she met at tea dance develops dementia

Jun 28th 2016, 10:11 PM 39,832 Views 0 Comments

An Post has said it will hold onto more than €40,000 in an account Mary Cunningham has access to.

# post-office - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Manhunt underway after man tries to rob post office armed with a knife
# Mayfield
# Mayfield

Manhunt underway after man tries to rob post office armed with a knife

May 14th 2016, 6:16 PM 16,810 Views 19 Comments

The man threatened staff but got away with nothing in the end.

# post-office - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Man to appear in court over armed robbery at post office
# Blackrock
# Blackrock

Man to appear in court over armed robbery at post office

May 4th 2016, 2:56 PM 6,723 Views 0 Comments

A number of shots were fired in the incident in January.

# post-office - Monday 2 May, 2016

Two men due in court over Saturday morning post office robbery
# Carlow
# Carlow

Two men due in court over Saturday morning post office robbery

May 2nd 2016, 2:58 PM 13,839 Views 0 Comments

Staff were threatened during the robbery.

# post-office - Friday 12 February, 2016

Armed men steal money from cash-in-transit van in Dublin
# Bluebell
# Bluebell

Armed men steal money from cash-in-transit van in Dublin

Feb 12th 2016, 11:05 AM 25,482 Views 21 Comments

They threatened security staff who were delivering cash to a post office.

# post-office - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Shots fired during attempted post office robbery in Dublin
# Blackrock
# Blackrock

Shots fired during attempted post office robbery in Dublin

Jan 19th 2016, 5:12 PM 24,527 Views 46 Comments

A passerby was injured after attempting to stop the assailant.

# post-office - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Men attempt to rob a Dublin post office but can't get safe open
# Leonard's Corner
# Leonard's Corner

Men attempt to rob a Dublin post office but can't get safe open

Dec 3rd 2015, 7:54 PM 19,122 Views 20 Comments

Three men were arrested a short time later.

# post-office - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Two men stole a car with a child still in it, dropped the child to school, then escaped
# Conscientious
# Conscientious

Two men stole a car with a child still in it, dropped the child to school, then escaped

Nov 18th 2015, 10:20 PM 31,550 Views 15 Comments

As you do.

# post-office - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Post Office aims to fill customer service gap left by banks with new current accounts
# Diversification
# Diversification

Post Office aims to fill customer service gap left by banks with new current accounts

Nov 11th 2015, 4:20 PM 13,005 Views 29 Comments

An Post has seen its business impacted by a movement away from cash payments.

# post-office - Monday 13 July, 2015

Ireland's new postcode system launches today - here's what you need to know
# Eircode
# Eircode

Ireland's new postcode system launches today - here's what you need to know

Jul 13th 2015, 7:29 PM 161,784 Views 177 Comments

You can find out your home’s unique identifier from this morning.

# post-office - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Two men due in court after attempted robbery at Tallaght post office
# Kilnamanagh
# Kilnamanagh

Two men due in court after attempted robbery at Tallaght post office

Jun 17th 2015, 9:00 AM 17,074 Views 0 Comments

One of the men involved in the robbery was armed with a hammer.

# post-office - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

The future of Irish post offices has very little to do with post
# Return To Sender
# Return To Sender

The future of Irish post offices has very little to do with post

Jun 16th 2015, 7:36 AM 10,397 Views 18 Comments

Around 48% of post offices account for just 12% of total business.

# post-office - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Four men charged over armed robbery of Kilkenny post office
# Urlingford
# Urlingford

Four men charged over armed robbery of Kilkenny post office

Apr 22nd 2015, 9:55 AM 6,188 Views 0 Comments

Masked men left with a substantial amount of cash and a female staff member was injured.

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