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An Post records 100% increase in parcel deliveries in 2020
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An Post records 100% increase in parcel deliveries in 2020

Jun 3rd 2021, 6:07 PM 10,037 Views 24 Comments

The postal service recorded a 3% increase in revenue on the previous year.

An Post to increase the cost of their national and international postage
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An Post to increase the cost of their national and international postage

May 5th 2021, 6:15 AM 43,518 Views 41 Comments

The company said the price increases are needed as it modernises the postal system.

Artists' competition to create 2022 Free State centenary stamp
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Artists' competition to create 2022 Free State centenary stamp

Apr 8th 2021, 3:43 PM 13,629 Views 10 Comments

Artworks submitted for the €10,000 commission will be judged by an expert panel.

Up to 200 post offices at risk of closure in next 12 months, union says
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Up to 200 post offices at risk of closure in next 12 months, union says

Mar 16th 2021, 3:44 PM 16,057 Views 10 Comments

Irish Postmasters’ Union general secretary has said that as more postmasters retire, the service will lose its backbone.

A new public banking system in Ireland? The Government is being asked to revisit the idea
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A new public banking system in Ireland? The Government is being asked to revisit the idea

Mar 6th 2021, 9:30 AM 24,767 Views 32 Comments

Green Party and Fianna Fáil TDs are calling for the government to revisit the idea of community banking.

Greenwashing, green finance and emissions: Is Irish business doing its part in the fight against climate change?
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Greenwashing, green finance and emissions: Is Irish business doing its part in the fight against climate change?

Jan 20th 2021, 1:00 PM 6,132 Views 4 Comments

Some companies have been more proactive than others but the pandemic may have slowed progress.

An Post to deliver another two free postcards to every household
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An Post to deliver another two free postcards to every household

Jan 14th 2021, 6:21 PM 36,022 Views 50 Comments

The postcards will begin arriving in households on Wednesday 20 January.

Covid restrictions and lockdowns globally impacting international deliveries, An Post warns
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Covid restrictions and lockdowns globally impacting international deliveries, An Post warns

Jan 11th 2021, 2:26 PM 25,444 Views 47 Comments

Many items posted in Ireland during December for delivery across the world are still in transit.

An Post says travel disruption is impacting last-minute letters and parcels to and from Ireland
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An Post says travel disruption is impacting last-minute letters and parcels to and from Ireland

Dec 21st 2020, 4:02 PM 33,456 Views 34 Comments

The company said it will do everything in its power to “maintain the flow of incoming and outgoing international mail”.

All post across Ireland will be stamped with Toy Show Adam's virtual hug
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All post across Ireland will be stamped with Toy Show Adam's virtual hug

Dec 11th 2020, 10:15 PM 63,888 Views 38 Comments

An Post wants to help Adam share his virtual hug across the world.

Gardaí and BOI warn consumers to be extra vigilant amid spate of parcel fraud texts
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Gardaí and BOI warn consumers to be extra vigilant amid spate of parcel fraud texts

Dec 11th 2020, 3:50 PM 35,489 Views 6 Comments

Gardaí are advising the public to never click on an unsolicited text or email.

An Post brings forward 'delivery by Christmas' date for large e-commerce retailers
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An Post brings forward 'delivery by Christmas' date for large e-commerce retailers

Dec 9th 2020, 2:25 PM 25,689 Views 22 Comments

Parcel deliveries with the company are at record levels.

An Post expects to deliver more than 3.3 million parcels per week in 'busiest ever' fortnight
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An Post expects to deliver more than 3.3 million parcels per week in 'busiest ever' fortnight

Nov 26th 2020, 9:25 PM 18,253 Views 35 Comments

This is a 230% increase on the same period last year.

'Please bear with us': Huge spike in parcel volumes causing delays as Level 5 online shopping booms
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'Please bear with us': Huge spike in parcel volumes causing delays as Level 5 online shopping booms

Nov 11th 2020, 12:05 AM 73,888 Views 101 Comments

Between the deluge of online orders and the need to social distance in depots, An Post has said “everything takes longer” this year.

Champagne Football among six-strong shortlist for Sports Book of the Year
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Champagne Football among six-strong shortlist for Sports Book of the Year

Oct 20th 2020, 1:40 PM 6,117 Views 2 Comments

The42′s Niall Kelly has also been nominated for his work on Barry Geraghty’s autobiography ‘True Colours’.

Poll: How often do you post letters?
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Poll: How often do you post letters?

Oct 19th 2020, 9:43 AM 35,448 Views 26 Comments

Fewer people send letters nowadays, opting for other forms of communication such as email.

An Post to allow free postage to and from nursing homes
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# Sent With Love

An Post to allow free postage to and from nursing homes

Oct 18th 2020, 6:55 PM 29,915 Views 32 Comments

The initiative comes under An Post’s Community Focus plan, which has been extended into 2021.

'Only realistic solution' to save Post Office Network is State funding of €17m
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'Only realistic solution' to save Post Office Network is State funding of €17m

Sep 30th 2020, 11:07 AM 12,181 Views 21 Comments

The report, which doesn’t take in the warns starkly of the need for this action to be taken within months.

Poll: When was the last time you sent a letter or a card to family and friends?
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# Postal Vote

Poll: When was the last time you sent a letter or a card to family and friends?

Sep 30th 2020, 9:39 AM 27,547 Views 33 Comments

A major report has revealed the poor health of the post office network.

'That's mad, Ted': An Post aiming to meet Father Ted demand as two months of stamp orders made in two days
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# Careful Now

'That's mad, Ted': An Post aiming to meet Father Ted demand as two months of stamp orders made in two days

Sep 9th 2020, 6:20 AM 33,348 Views 16 Comments

The Father Ted stamps have proven to be a bona fide hit.

An Post launches four stamps to commemorate 25 years of Father Ted
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An Post launches four stamps to commemorate 25 years of Father Ted

Aug 27th 2020, 4:46 PM 45,793 Views 51 Comments

A survey by An Post indicated that ‘Hell’, ’Speed 3’, and ‘Kicking Bishop Brennan up the Arse’ were people’s favourite episodes.

All mail across Ireland and England will be stamped with Jack Charlton's name for the next three weeks
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# Across The Water

All mail across Ireland and England will be stamped with Jack Charlton's name for the next three weeks

Jul 20th 2020, 8:09 AM 77,451 Views 33 Comments

It is the first time An Post and Royal Mail have come together on a collaboration.

Check ins and free newspaper delivery to be offered by An Post to people cocooning
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Check ins and free newspaper delivery to be offered by An Post to people cocooning

Apr 6th 2020, 6:45 AM 60,344 Views 17 Comments

Family members can request for a local postman/woman to check in on someone cocooning.

This Covid-19 information booklet will be delivered to every home in the country
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# Delivery

This Covid-19 information booklet will be delivered to every home in the country

Mar 25th 2020, 6:10 PM 14,929 Views 53 Comments

Simon Harris says there is a lot of misinformation out there about the guidelines.

Postmen and women will be checking in and offering a helping hand to the elderly and vulnerable
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# Free Delivery

Postmen and women will be checking in and offering a helping hand to the elderly and vulnerable

Mar 25th 2020, 12:53 PM 45,124 Views 43 Comments

A new service will also mean they will now take parcels and letters and deliver them for free.

Later post delivery expected as An Post staggers worker starting times
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Later post delivery expected as An Post staggers worker starting times

Mar 23rd 2020, 7:33 AM 27,518 Views 11 Comments

An Post is also asking customers to not bring children to post offices, if possible.

Every household to be given two free postcards by An Post
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Every household to be given two free postcards by An Post

Mar 20th 2020, 4:37 PM 171,658 Views 84 Comments

The cards don’t need a stamp and are free to send to anywhere on the island of Ireland.

An Post asks people to include letterbox, doorbell and door handles in 'regular cleaning and disinfecting routine'
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An Post asks people to include letterbox, doorbell and door handles in 'regular cleaning and disinfecting routine'

Updated Mar 18th 2020, 10:10 PM 39,641 Views 27 Comments

CEO David McRedmond, meanwhile, said the company has been ‘scouring everywhere’ for a supply of hand sanitiser.

An Post extends opening times and brings in special measures to lower coronavirus risk to customers and staff
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An Post extends opening times and brings in special measures to lower coronavirus risk to customers and staff

Mar 17th 2020, 7:48 PM 85,331 Views 48 Comments

A stamp price increase has also been delayed.

Postal worker whose family was subject of attempted tiger kidnapping brings damages against An Post
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Postal worker whose family was subject of attempted tiger kidnapping brings damages against An Post

Feb 28th 2020, 5:13 PM 25,540 Views 0 Comments

Three masked raiders bearing firearms tied up Susan Byrne and her husband in October 2011, the court heard.

Poll: When was the last time you visited a post office?
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# Decline

Poll: When was the last time you visited a post office?

Feb 22nd 2020, 10:34 AM 37,645 Views 57 Comments

There are currently 952 post offices in Ireland.

Poll: How often do you post a letter?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: How often do you post a letter?

Feb 18th 2020, 9:15 AM 33,556 Views 55 Comments

The price of stamps will increase on 19 March.

The price of stamps is increasing by 10c next month
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# That'll Be €1.10

The price of stamps is increasing by 10c next month

Feb 18th 2020, 6:01 AM 23,037 Views 38 Comments

The prices of the stamps will increase on 19 March.

An Post suspends all mail to China as coronavirus outbreak spreads
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An Post suspends all mail to China as coronavirus outbreak spreads

Feb 7th 2020, 8:54 AM 42,356 Views 66 Comments

There have been no cases of coronavirus confirmed in Ireland.

An Post is looking at buying products in bulk to prepare for Brexit
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An Post is looking at buying products in bulk to prepare for Brexit

Jan 5th 2020, 8:30 PM 29,931 Views 30 Comments

An Post CEO David McRedmond has big plans on ID verification services, and hopes to “leapfrog the banks”.

People sent €1m more letters this Christmas - and there's been a surge in popularity of care packages 
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People sent €1m more letters this Christmas - and there's been a surge in popularity of care packages 

Dec 25th 2019, 12:30 PM 15,587 Views 22 Comments

“There’s life yet in letters,” An Post CEO David McRedmond told TheJournal.ie.

Pack to the future: Inside An Post's shiny new parcel hub
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Pack to the future: Inside An Post's shiny new parcel hub

Dec 20th 2019, 12:02 PM 1,005 Views 0 Comments

The semi-state is just getting started as it plots its long-term plan.

Success for Vicky Phelan, Joe Duffy and Andrea Corr at Irish Book Awards
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# Irish Book Awards

Success for Vicky Phelan, Joe Duffy and Andrea Corr at Irish Book Awards

Nov 21st 2019, 9:13 AM 15,356 Views 6 Comments

Here are this year’s winners.

An Post launches mobile data sharing network to help support homeless community
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An Post launches mobile data sharing network to help support homeless community

Oct 29th 2019, 3:17 PM 15,910 Views 33 Comments

The Shared Network will give out 2,000 SIM cards to homeless organisations next week.

Jamie Heaslip, Richie Sadlier and Eoin Larkin nominated for Sports Book of the Year
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Jamie Heaslip, Richie Sadlier and Eoin Larkin nominated for Sports Book of the Year

Oct 25th 2019, 12:12 PM 5,152 Views 5 Comments

A six-strong shortlist has been revealed, with works about Seamus Darby, the Skibbereen Rowing Club and the Dublin Marathon also included.

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