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A regional representative of the Irish Postmasters Union is calling on the government and Communications Minister Denis Naughten to become involved in discussions over the future of the country’s post office network. Padraig McNamara, western representative of the IPU, was speaking to Ocean FM News following a national meeting of…

A decision on the future of Ballygawley Post Office is expected to be made within the next six weeks. Closure has threatened the post office since the end of last year following the death of the postmaster. Chairperson of the save Ballygawley Post Office Group, Thomas Walsh says the committee…

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…

A group of people from the Blacklion area of Cavan has met with an official of An Post to make the case for the retention of the post office in the border town. The current post mistress will complete her contract in mid-February and local people around Blacklion want An…

A Sligo/Leitrim TD says the future of another post office in the North West has come under threat this week. Sinn Fein’s Martin Kenny says that An Post are undecided about renewing the contract at Aughavas Post Office in county Leitrim after the business was sold. It comes as the…

The community group attempting to save the post office services in a Sligo village say they are becoming frustrated with the delay in a decision by An Post. A period of public consultation on the future of the Ballygawley post office service ended at the beginning of December and a…

It’s expected that a decision on the future of the post office in Ballygawley, Co Sligo, will be made within the next few weeks. Following a two-week long local campaign, two and a half thousand signatures in support of retaining the post office will be handed into An Post in…