The head of An Post says he hopes to have clarification on the future of two post offices in the North West by the end of this week.
Chief Executive David McRedmond was answering a query from Sligo/Leitrim Fine Gael TD Tony McLoughlin on the post offices in Ballygawley, Co. Sligo and Blacklion, Co. Cavan.
Decisions on the future of these services were expected in December.
Earlier this week the Save Ballygawley Post Office committee expressed their frustration at the continued delay.
Mr. McRedmond says they need to ensure they understand what the community wants following the recent public consultation period: