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The future of not just small rural post offices but the entire network is under threat as a result of new proposals by An Post. That’s according to the President and North West spokesperson for the Irish Postmasters Union Paddy McCann. Mr. McCann, who is the postmaster in Fairymount in…

There are fears that there may never again be a post office in Blacklion in County Cavan. It’s after the post office there has closed, with the nearest mail service now Royal Mail in Northern Ireland, across the bridge in Belcoo, Co Fermanagh. In the Republic, the nearest An Post…

One of two post offices in the region believed to be under threat has finally closed. Blacklion Post Office in County Cavan, just across the border from Belcoo in County Fermanagh, is now shut and its equipment removed. However, An Post is saying the closure is temporary, although it’s not…

An Post has confirmed that postal services in Ballygawley, Co. Sligo, are secure until at least the end of May. It comes as the Irish Postmasters Union hold a protest outside the GPO in Dublin at an internal An Post review which could see up to 200 offices closed.  …

The CEO of An Post has admitted there will be closures – but says no decision has yet been made on how many. Weekend reports suggested the company could be considering shutting 200 outlets across the country in a bid to cut costs. Two post offices in this region –…

Postmasters across the North West are being urged to attend a protest outside the GPO in Dublin tomorrow. The protest is to highlight their intention to resist any closure of post offices driven by An Post and takes place at 11am. It follows reports this weekend that more than 200…