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A Sligo Councillor is calling on the general public as well as the government to provide support to post offices.   Postmasters will tell an Oireachtas Committee later the Post Office Network’s at a “critical juncture” and in desperate need of government support.   The Irish Postmasters Union will tell…

A Sligo/Leitrim TD is calling for post offices to be used to shorten the time applicants for a passport have to wait. Fianna Fail Deputy Marc MacSharry is proposing that a ‘check, validate and send service’ for passport applications be introduced across the post office network, similar to a system…

The decision to pay jobseeker payments through the post offices has been described as a move that will help safe guard the future of many rural Post Offices   The changes will apply initially to all new jobseeker applicants before being extended to other jobseekers over the coming months.  …

The future of many post offices in the north west has been cast into fresh doubt. Postmasters say there’ll be ‘unrestrained closures’ of Post Offices in July, if the Government doesn’t act urgently. The Irish Postmasters’ Union is calling on the state to give them a financial injection within weeks…

There are fears that post offices and credit unions in the north west may be at a higher security risk due to the increased volume of business they will be conducting following the closure of bank branches.   The concerns were aired at a recent meeting of Leitrim Joint Policing…

  The general sectary of the Irish Postmaster Union has expressed concern over the future of a number of North West Post Offices.   Ned O’ Hara says hundreds of post offices across the Country could go out of business this summer when a key state transition payment scheme is…