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#Post Office

# post-office - This year 2022

Men appear in court for bringing deceased pensioner to Carlow post office
# Pension Payment
# Pension Payment

Men appear in court for bringing deceased pensioner to Carlow post office

Jul 12th 2022, 6:36 PM 40,667 Views 0 Comments

The garda investigation has so far shown the pensioner did not die suddenly at the post office.

'Insanity': Criticism as unemployment benefit to be paid at post offices rather than online
# Social Protection
# Social Protection

'Insanity': Criticism as unemployment benefit to be paid at post offices rather than online

Feb 7th 2022, 12:05 AM 118,409 Views 121 Comments
  • One man said he now has to drive over 55km to a post office in order to collect the payment, which brings his fuel cost to between €45 - €50 a week.
  • Social Protection Minister Heather Humphreys said that the return to post offices would help to support the network and tackle welfare fraud.
  • A Social Democrats TD said the idea that people in receipt of social welfare are going to defraud the State "has been debunked on several occasions".

# post-office - Last year 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 54,185 Views 33 Comments

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

# post-office - All time

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 27,543 Views 11 Comments

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

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 23,766 Views 24 Comments

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

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 40,655 Views 22 Comments

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

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 16,167 Views 7 Comments

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

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 8,510 Views 35 Comments

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

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 14,098 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 27,813 Views 72 Comments

159 post offices across 25 counties are set to close.

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 34,371 Views 62 Comments

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

'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 32,183 Views 83 Comments

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

'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 33,424 Views 51 Comments

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

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 12,296 Views 0 Comments

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

'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 35,227 Views 57 Comments

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

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 6,295 Views 3 Comments

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

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 14,008 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.

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 6,252 Views 3 Comments

*continues to refresh tracking*

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 20,189 Views 9 Comments

No arrests have yet been made.

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 16,059 Views 13 Comments

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

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 32,358 Views 108 Comments

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

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 25,590 Views 40 Comments

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

Post office worker assaulted in armed robbery
# Wexford
# Wexford

Post office worker assaulted in armed robbery

Jan 13th 2017, 8:13 PM 13,529 Views 8 Comments

A burnt out vehicle was later found in Carlow.

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 23,262 Views 13 Comments

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

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 8,148 Views 6 Comments

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

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 23,743 Views 21 Comments

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

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 14,994 Views 6 Comments

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

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 19,639 Views 0 Comments

Fair PLAY.

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 18,418 Views 1 Comment

He was last seen in Dublin.

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 39,912 Views 0 Comments

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

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 16,838 Views 19 Comments

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

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 6,739 Views 0 Comments

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

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 13,864 Views 0 Comments

Staff were threatened during the robbery.

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 25,505 Views 21 Comments

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

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 24,576 Views 46 Comments

A passerby was injured after attempting to stop the assailant.

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 19,140 Views 20 Comments

Three men were arrested a short time later.

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 31,575 Views 15 Comments

As you do.

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 13,024 Views 29 Comments

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

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 162,219 Views 177 Comments

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

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 17,127 Views 0 Comments

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

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