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Tuesday 31 January 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Post Office

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# need to know
The Evening Fix: Friday
Things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Shooting
Post office worker injured in Walkinstown shooting
Two armed and masked men entered the post office on Bunting Road at 9.30am this morning.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Friday
Your essential evening round-up of the day’s biggest news, plus the bits and pieces you may have missed…
# Raid
Post office raiders dug in through wall of derelict hotel
The post office on Ormond Quay in Dublin was raided this morning. Gardaí are looking for two men who were seen acting suspiciously in the area.
# Post Office
Report says moving motor tax services to Post Office will save €60m
An independent report has analysed the savings to the Exchequer is a number of services were transferred to the post office network.
# Household charge
Hayes says 'no difficulty paying household charge' as over 363k register
The Minister of State admitted the government needed to “learn lessons” from the handling of the controversial €100 tax.
# Household charge
Ministers add to Household Charge confusion
Phil Hogan had to correct a statement made by Joan Burton to confirm that the Household Charge cannot be paid at the Post Office.
# Household charge
Postmasters 'mystified' that Household Charge cannot be paid at Post Office
The Department of the Environment has said it was not possible as a procurement process would have been needed, which would have delayed the forthcoming property tax.
# Arklow
Man due in court over attempted robbery of Co Wicklow post office
The 25-year-old was arrested after a failed raid on the Arklow branch on Tuesday.
# Arrest
Man arrested after attempted armed robbery at Arklow post office
The 25-year-old was arrested near Ashford yesterday evening.
# Robbery
Two arrested after armed robbery on Co Waterford post office
Post office staff were threatened by men armed with a gun and a hammer during this morning’s robbery, according to gardaí.
# open thread
Open thread: Do you still send Christmas cards?
Post offices have been busy with people sending their Christmas cards before the rush starts – but do you still send cards?
# An Post
Post office funds case: Man released over missing €1.5million
The man was arrested yesterday in Gorey, Co Wexford.
# Wexford
Man arrested over misappropriation of post office funds
Gardaí in Co Wexford arrest a 37-year-old man in connection with the misappropriation of around €1.5m from a post office.
# Court
Two charged over sledgehammer robbery
Gardaí have charged two men in relation to a robbery at a Post Office in Tyrrellspass yesterday.
# Robbery
Two arrested after sledgehammer robbery on Westmeath post office
Gardaí in Mullingar are questioning two men after an incident where men armed with a knife and sledgehammer held up a post office.
# Lusk shooting
Ombudsman rules that Garda shooting in Lusk was 'lawful'
Two men who were attempting to rob a post office six years ago were shot dead by gardaí.
# Crime
Swords pair held captive in aborted Tiger Kidnapping
A gang broke into a home in Swords, making a woman go to work at a nearby post office while under duress.
# Raid
Stolen JCB used in Kilkenny post office raid
The safe was stolen from Castlecomer Post Office this morning.
# Armed raid
Cash stolen in armed raid on Co Sligo post office
A masked man threatened staff and customers inside the Riverstown Post Office this morning before escaping with cash.
# Raid
Armed raid on Co Kilkenny post office
Two armed raiders escaped from the scene with a small amount of cash, according to gardaí.
# Arrests
Man and woman arrested over Limerick tiger raid
Gardaí have arrested a man and woman in relation to last week’s armed robbery in Limerick.
# Crime
Mother and son injured at shooting during Wexford post office raid
A postmistress and her son are shot in the arm and leg respectively during a raid at Oulart Post Office at 10am.
# Tiger Kidnapping
Gardaí investigate attempted tiger kidnapping and post office robbery in Kildare
Gardaí in Naas are investigating the incident in which four men wearing balaclavas and armed with crowbars and a sledge hammer subjected three women to a traumatic ordeal.
Man due in court over bungled post office robbery
A man will appear in court today charged in connection with the robbery of a Rathmines post office during the lunch-hour rush yesterday – after which he tried to escape in a taxi.
# Attempted Robbery
Gardaí investigate abduction of four people and attempted robbery in Roscommon
One Garda was injured in the incident in which four people were kidnapped by four masked men who later escaped.
# Courts
Man to appear in court following Roscommon robbery
A man in his 20s appears before Castlerea District Court following Wednesday’s armed raid on the local post office.
# Robbery
Arrests follow armed raid on Roscommon post office
Gardaí investigating yesterday’s robbery have arrested a man and a woman.
# Robbery
Post office robbed in Roscommon
Armed men raided post office in Castlerea this morning, escaping with money and cigarettes.