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New study shows that the average person in Ireland sends just two or three letters per month
ComeReg conducted a study on Irish postal users.
Explainer: Britain has triggered Article 50 - but is it reversible?
It depends who you ask – but here’s what the experts think…
Parcel Motel user who received wrong package used Facebook to track down rightful owner
Eleanor O’Farrell had trouble finding her own parcel.
A letter a Frenchman sent to his mother in 1870 has turned up in Australia
Balloon mail was the only way communications from Paris could reach the rest of France during the Prussian siege.
Just what can election candidates use Dáil envelopes for?
The Standards in Public Office Commission dictates what they can and can’t be used for.
Here are the most talked about letters of 2015
From the desks of Enda Kenny, Taylor Swift and a teenager with two dads, to name a few.
Here is yet more proof that Irish postmen are miracle workers
“Don’t know full address only he sings like Neil Diamond.”
This man is still testing An Post and they're coming up trumps
An Post managed to deliver knitted post. Knitted post?
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.
An Post says man sending 'puzzle' mail is 'a postal champion'
But they have a stern warning for people too…
Will this get delivered? One man is testing An Post's problem-solving skills
Your move, postal service.
Fifty Dublin City Council JobBridge interns not employed at the end of placement
The Department of Social Protection say this is down to the public sector recruitment embargo.
Did you buy an Opel this year? You've been told not to drive it
New Corsas, Adams or Corsavans registered since February have been recalled.
Anti-water charge protesters say 'don't register' - Irish Water says it'll cost you
Irish Water said those who do not register will face a default tariff of €424 a year.
Does this belong to you? Appeal for owner of cherished photo
The Bray People newspaper are eager to track down the owner and return the photograph.
This is the letter the HSE is sending to ask people if they've emigrated...
The HSE says in the letter that it is mindful that due to the “changed economic situation” that many cardholders may no longer be living here.
9 unusual items that have been lost in the Irish post
50,000 items end up in An Post’s returned letters centre in Limerick each week. Yes, there are sex toys.
Bank of America offers credit card to a woman by calling her a 'slut'
You’ve got mail, and you’re also sexually promiscuous.
Australia has booted out almost 1,000 Irish nationals for overstaying their welcome
The figures for the last three years, shows that on average an Irish person is deported almost every day for visa breaches.
5 sporting Christmas cards that probably weren't sent this year
But would have made sense if they were.
IOC receives Lance Armstrong's Olympic medal
The return of the medal marks “the end of a sad chapter for the sport,” they say.
Lance Armstrong returns Olympic bronze medal
The disgraced former Tour legend has yet more room on his mantlepiece today.
So, a statement for Irish language mag ended up in Macau, China
A letter destined for Belfast ended up in Macau, China. Totally understandable.
These coffins might cheer you up
Show in London displays burial caskets which put a twist on the final departure.