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# postmasters - This year 2022

'Social value' of local post offices must be protected, communications committee hears
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# Postmasters

'Social value' of local post offices must be protected, communications committee hears

Updated Jun 1st 2022, 7:00 PM 14,388 Views 11 Comments

The committee heard today that local post offices were a fundamental part of smaller towns and villages, but were at risk of being subsumed by provision of services online.

# postmasters - All time

'You'd have to count the cost if we're gone': Postmasters plea for support as hundreds of offices at risk
# Future Proof
# Future Proof

'You'd have to count the cost if we're gone': Postmasters plea for support as hundreds of offices at risk

Feb 22nd 2020, 8:30 AM 18,781 Views 40 Comments

Offering what they say is a vital service to communities, postmasters want the next government to introduce a Public Service Obligation payment.

'Our network is under attack': Postmasters warn post offices could close over new TV licence plans
# An Post
# An Post

'Our network is under attack': Postmasters warn post offices could close over new TV licence plans

Aug 2nd 2019, 2:42 PM 21,646 Views 67 Comments

An Post has said TV licence payments represent an “essential income stream” for postmasters.

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.

There won't be any more post offices forced to close as landmark deal reached
# Long Running Saga
# Long Running Saga

There won't be any more post offices forced to close as landmark deal reached

Apr 20th 2018, 10:48 AM 15,146 Views 22 Comments

After three months of negotiations, An Post has reached a deal with the Irish Postmasters’ Union.

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.

265 post offices serve 'no discernible area of population'
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# Postmasters

265 post offices serve 'no discernible area of population'

Apr 12th 2017, 1:07 PM 16,069 Views 66 Comments

Last month An Post refuted reports that 80 branches would be closed in an effort to plug their annual losses of €12 million.

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.

Here's why postmasters want cashless welfare payments suspended
# An Post
# An Post

Here's why postmasters want cashless welfare payments suspended

Mar 23rd 2014, 1:47 PM 28,859 Views 59 Comments

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

Should An Post have a role in banks restructuring plans?
Live Apr 18th 2011, 6:15 PM

Should An Post have a role in banks restructuring plans?