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A Sligo/Leitrim TD has described the procedure for closing post offices as ‘a flawed and rigged process.’ Fianna Fail Deputy Marc MacSharry raised the issued in the Dail yesterday, referring specifically to the closure of Ballinfull Post Office, which served the Maugherow area of North Sligo. In a lengthy reply…

Residents in the Maugherow area of north Sligo are hoping to get a reply from the Communications Minister before the end of this week about the closure of their local post office in Ballinfull. They want Denis Naughten to examine how the decision was made as well as how a…

Post office services in another north west rural area are set to end. This time it’s in the south Sligo village of Gurteen, where a local effort to retain the post office has been unsuccessful. First came the announcement of post offices that were slated to close after post masters…

The people of Dunkineely in south Donegal are hoping to receive word from An Post in the coming days about the future of post office services in their area. The post office in the village closed last Friday. But local campaigners in Dunkineely are hoping a submission they have made…

An Post is insisting that all submissions from a north Sligo community seeking to retain post office services in their area were adequately considered. It’s amid claims that a decision on one submission from a local campaign group was made before the submission was even received. The group in Maugherow…

Hundreds of people gathered in Maugherow in North Sligo yesterday as part of their campaign to keep post office services in their area. They came together outside Dunleavy’s shop in Maugherow, where they want the post office to be located The local post office in Ballinfull closed last month. Yesterday’s…