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Tuesday 7 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Post Office

All time
# return to sender
The future of Irish post offices has very little to do with post
Around 48% of post offices account for just 12% of total business.
# Urlingford
Four men charged over armed robbery of Kilkenny post office
Masked men left with a substantial amount of cash and a female staff member was injured.
# Armed Robbery
Man faces court after post office is robbed with a shotgun
Two other men remain in custody.
# Gardaí
Five arrested over armed robbery of Kerry post office
Men entered Tarbert Post Office armed with a hand gun and bat.
# Paris
French post office hostage-taker surrenders to police
The city is still on high alert in the wake of the attacks that killed 17 people. A fresh hostage situation is developing today, at a suburban post office.
# Belfast
More than 100 patients made to collect medical news from the post office
The incident occurred when letters sent out from Belfast City Hospital were not franked.
# manorcunnigham
Hijacked Royal Mail van used during armed robbery in Donegal
Three men have been arrested.
# Crime
Three women taken at gunpoint during 'tiger kidnapping' in Dublin
Gardaí are searching for two armed men.
# ongoing investigation
Second man arrested over post office robbery in Meath
The arrest was made after searches in Dublin this morning.
# Armed Robbery
Third man arrested over gun and sledgehammer raid in Dublin post office
The raid happened at the Mill Shopping Centre in Clondalkin yesterday.
# Post Office
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.
# Suspicious
Another possible bomb has been found at a sorting office in the North
It’s the second possible explosive device at a postal sorting office in less than 24 hours.
# roscommon thieves
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.
# daylight robbery
Third man arrested over Roscommon post office robbery
Staff members were threatened with a gun during the robbery yesterday morning.
# Investigation
Armed raiders threatened staff during post office robbery
Two men were arrested after they stole an undisclosed amount of cash from the Roscommon post office this morning.
# Charged
Man due in court over armed post office raid in Kilkenny
The robbery took place in Kilmoganny on the afternoon of 23 December.
# Armed raid
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.
# Cork City
Masked men with hatchet cause extensive damage to post office during robbery
The two escaped with what Gardaí describe as a substantial amount of cash.
# Athy
Three raiders escape after armed robbery of Athy post office
Two men hijacked a vehicle while the third man fled on a motorcycle.
# Robbery
Man attempts Post Office robbery armed with knife
A man in his 40s was arrested a short time after the attempted robbery.
# stamp of approval
Details of new postcode system to be announced shortly
The postcode system is expected to be fully operational by September 2014.
# News Fix
Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
Everyone’s talking about Pat Kenny versus Sean O’Rourke and the funeral of Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney.
# Crime
Man pulls knife on arresting Gardaí in Post Office
Gardaí attempting to arrest a man in a post office this morning had to “struggle” to overpower him after he produced a knife.
# Excuses excuses
The most common excuses Irish people give for not paying their tv licence
“Oh, I don’t live here, I’m just visiting a friend.”
11 moments where you are convinced time has actually stood still
Stop the clocks. Oh wait they’ve stopped themselves.
# Post Office
Post Offices want to process more Government services to prevent closures
Processing motor tax renewals, hospital charges, water charges, business rates and other government services would help keep An Post in business.
# Arrest
Money recovered after Blackrock Post Office robbery
A man in his late 20s has been arrested.
# An Post
Call for BOI to introduce bank accounts with An Post
The Irish Postmasters’ Union has called on the Bank of Ireland to roll out bank accounts with An Post in line with a recent UK decision.
# Armed Robbery
Gardaí appeal for witnesses following armed robbery at Dublin Post Office
Two men, one armed with a hammer and the other carrying a shotgun, threatened staff and left with a sum of money.
# Leighlinbridge
Man charged in relation to Post Office robbery in Co Carlow
A customer at the Leighlinbridge Post Office was threatened with a knife during the robbery. A man in his 20s has been charged.
# Abduction
Gardaí investigate tiger kidnapping in Co Meath
The incident involved a postmistress from the Oldcastle Post Office, Co Meath.
# Robbery
Two men arrested over armed robbery at Clonalvy Post Office, Meath
The masked men threatened staff with a knife and demanded cash but then dropped the cash as they were making their getaway yesterday.
# Post Van
Hijackers run over NI postman with his own mail van
The attackers stole the van and made off in the direction of the Falls Road.
# need to know
The Evening with added break-up cleavage
The things we learned, loved and shared today…
# Robbery
Man robs Dublin city centre post office, makes getaway in a taxi
The incident in the south of the city happened at around 10am this morning and a “substantial sum of money” was stolen, according to Gardaí.
# Armed Robbery
Raiders escape after Dun Laoghaire Post Office robbery
Gardaí believe the two men were each in possession of a firearm.
# Robbery
Masked man robs cash from Wexford post office
A man in a balaclava made off with a sum of cash from a post office in Ramsgrange yesterday afternoon.
# Creggs
Three arrested after attempted break-in at Galway post office
The post office and shop in Creggs, on the Roscommon border, was held up on Monday but no items or cash were taken.
# Robbery
Man arrested over Post Office robbery
Gardaí have arrested a man in his 20s in connection with the armed robbery.