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#Letters

Poll: How often do you post letters?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: How often do you post letters?

Oct 19th 2020, 9:43 AM 35,439 Views 26 Comments

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

Postmen and women will be checking in and offering a helping hand to the elderly and vulnerable
# Free Delivery
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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 45,122 Views 43 Comments

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

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 33,553 Views 55 Comments

The price of stamps will increase on 19 March.

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

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 
# The Postal Service
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# The Postal Service

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

Dec 25th 2019, 12:30 PM 15,584 Views 22 Comments

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

'I expect more from you': Letters of complaint sent to the Taoiseach called on him to drop Verona Murphy
# By-election Controversy
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# By-election Controversy

'I expect more from you': Letters of complaint sent to the Taoiseach called on him to drop Verona Murphy

Dec 24th 2019, 6:00 AM 14,995 Views 42 Comments

Leo Varadkar admits that the Verona Murphy controversy has caused reputational damage to Fine Gael.

Hillary Clinton posts parody JFK letter mocking Trump's message to Turkey
# JFK
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# JFK

Hillary Clinton posts parody JFK letter mocking Trump's message to Turkey

Oct 21st 2019, 7:25 AM 37,555 Views 56 Comments

“Don’t be a d**k, ok? Get your missiles out of Cuba,” starts the letter pretending to be from president Kennedy.

'A gross violation': Asylum seekers say post is being opened without consent
# Direct Provision
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# Direct Provision

'A gross violation': Asylum seekers say post is being opened without consent

Aug 4th 2019, 6:30 AM 39,096 Views 0 Comments

Residents in Direct Provision centres have claimed the practice is commonplace.

You need to send letters by these dates so that they arrive before Christmas
# Signed Sealed Delivered
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# Signed Sealed Delivered

You need to send letters by these dates so that they arrive before Christmas

Dec 3rd 2018, 2:02 PM 19,549 Views 14 Comments

If you’re sending letters to the USA, Australia or Asia, you’ll have to send them this week to make sure they get there on time.

Vast majority (94%) consent to take part in delayed smear test review
# CervicalCheck
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# CervicalCheck

Vast majority (94%) consent to take part in delayed smear test review

Oct 5th 2018, 12:05 AM 9,199 Views 11 Comments

Figures show 1,300 letters were sent to women asking them to consent to be included in the review by RCOG.

An Post managed to deliver this ridiculously damaged letter from Australia to the correct address in Dublin
# Magicians
# Magicians

An Post managed to deliver this ridiculously damaged letter from Australia to the correct address in Dublin

Jan 3rd 2018, 3:00 PM 21,490 Views 6 Comments

This is seriously impressive.

Maria Edgeworth's letters: 'Sir Walter Scott punctual to his word arrived on Friday'
# EXTRACT
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# EXTRACT

Maria Edgeworth's letters: 'Sir Walter Scott punctual to his word arrived on Friday'

Nov 22nd 2017, 7:00 PM 6,573 Views 13 Comments

The Castle Rackrent author, who counted Jane Austen and Byron among her admirers, was also a prodigious correspondent.

'Urgent action is needed': Letters reveal shock at discovery of human remains at mother and baby home
# Tuam
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# Tuam

'Urgent action is needed': Letters reveal shock at discovery of human remains at mother and baby home

Apr 10th 2017, 6:10 AM 21,366 Views 38 Comments

The Commission into Mother and Baby Homes wrote to Minister Katherine Zappone before the ‘very shocking’ news broke.

Abortion, Syria and autograph requests - a look through the Taoiseach's post
# Dear Enda
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# Dear Enda

Abortion, Syria and autograph requests - a look through the Taoiseach's post

Dec 24th 2016, 7:15 AM 7,637 Views 18 Comments

Some people love him and some people don’t.

There will soon be no cap on the price An Post can charge you for a stamp
# No Limit
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# No Limit

There will soon be no cap on the price An Post can charge you for a stamp

Dec 6th 2016, 3:09 PM 18,845 Views 84 Comments

Such a move is necessary to protect the daily postal service in operation nationwide, the minister responsible claimed today.

Seven sex abuse victims dropped cases against the State after it sent them letters
# Letters
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# Letters

Seven sex abuse victims dropped cases against the State after it sent them letters

Sep 23rd 2016, 6:15 AM 20,518 Views 53 Comments

Earlier this year, it was reported that people abused while in Irish national schools had received the letters.

Only in Cork would this letter get delivered to the right house
# Only In Cork
# Only In Cork

Only in Cork would this letter get delivered to the right house

Jul 9th 2016, 10:40 AM 16,127 Views 7 Comments

Well done to the person who got this to the right door.

Wexford girls wrote 'please' 6,000 times in this letter to The Den in the 80s
# The Eightiest
# The Eightiest

Wexford girls wrote 'please' 6,000 times in this letter to The Den in the 80s

Mar 6th 2016, 3:09 PM 5,542 Views 2 Comments

Please play the video to Hungry Eyes.

David Attenborough turned down Terry Wogan for a job at the BBC because they already had an Irish announcer...
# 50 Years Ago
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# 50 Years Ago

David Attenborough turned down Terry Wogan for a job at the BBC because they already had an Irish announcer...

Feb 9th 2016, 1:03 PM 30,095 Views 18 Comments

The then BBC 2 Controller of Programmes told Wogan that there was no room for a man of his “particular talents and experience”.

Here are the most talked about letters of 2015
# Return To Sender
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# Return To Sender

Here are the most talked about letters of 2015

Dec 28th 2015, 9:00 PM 13,682 Views 4 Comments

From the desks of Enda Kenny, Taylor Swift and a teenager with two dads, to name a few.

Department insists no issue with Joan Burton's 'unusual and concerning' letter to constituents
# Letters Of Note
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# Letters Of Note

Department insists no issue with Joan Burton's 'unusual and concerning' letter to constituents

Dec 16th 2015, 6:57 PM 31,123 Views 100 Comments

The letters were delivered in Oireachtas envelopes and headed paper.

1916 signatory tells wife she'll be a "widow before these lines reach you" in letters released online
# Eamonn Ceannt
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# Eamonn Ceannt

1916 signatory tells wife she'll be a "widow before these lines reach you" in letters released online

Dec 13th 2015, 10:00 PM 25,091 Views 43 Comments

The letters Éamonn Ceannt wrote to his wife show a very loving side to his character, describing her as his “sweetheart of the hawthorn hedges”.

A postman's goodbye letter is going viral for being super sweet
# Mailman Mike
# Mailman Mike

A postman's goodbye letter is going viral for being super sweet

Sep 3rd 2015, 10:00 PM 6,421 Views 2 Comments

Cya Mike, the mailman.

You have to be registered with Irish Water before it will fix a leak
# Drip Drip Drip
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# Drip Drip Drip

You have to be registered with Irish Water before it will fix a leak

Aug 6th 2015, 11:30 PM 17,745 Views 201 Comments

Here’s the latest on what you need to know.

The price of stamps is going up
# Ah Here
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# Ah Here

The price of stamps is going up

May 29th 2015, 5:54 PM 23,072 Views 42 Comments

You’ll need your two cents.

What's the big deal about Prince Charles writing letters to politicians?
# Black Spider
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# Black Spider

What's the big deal about Prince Charles writing letters to politicians?

May 14th 2015, 3:15 PM 11,369 Views 25 Comments

Badger culling, Irish gaols and the army’s helicopters – things the heir really cares about.

The HSE has published five letters it sent to health watchdog as hospital fight intensifies
# Love Letters
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# Love Letters

The HSE has published five letters it sent to health watchdog as hospital fight intensifies

Mar 24th 2015, 7:48 AM 7,049 Views 7 Comments

More than 250 adverse findings were discovered in the standards of care at Portlaoise Hospital.

Bring these Irish animation stamps to life with your smartphone
# Special Delivery
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# Special Delivery

Bring these Irish animation stamps to life with your smartphone

Mar 20th 2015, 1:33 PM 9,588 Views 3 Comments

The stamps feature well-known Irish animations like ‘Roy’ and ‘Give Up Yer Aul Sins’.

Read the heartwarming letter JK Rowling sent to a bullied fan she met on Twitter
# Magic
# Magic

Read the heartwarming letter JK Rowling sent to a bullied fan she met on Twitter

Feb 19th 2015, 8:42 AM 4,731 Views 1 Comment

Best human ever.

This 9-word letter to the Daily Telegraph will break your heart
# Sir
# Sir

This 9-word letter to the Daily Telegraph will break your heart

Feb 3rd 2015, 2:30 PM 8,796 Views 4 Comments

No. It can’t be.

So THIS is what being glitter-bombed looks like
# Gotcha
# Gotcha

So THIS is what being glitter-bombed looks like

Jan 19th 2015, 10:33 AM 7,749 Views 0 Comments

Not ideal.

Teen girl's heartwarming Christmas letter to her divorcee dad is going viral
# Feels
# Feels

Teen girl's heartwarming Christmas letter to her divorcee dad is going viral

Dec 28th 2014, 7:00 PM 7,111 Views 2 Comments

It’s lovely, just lovely.

Thank you for the 40 pairs of socks: the Irish care packages of WWI
# Monica Roberts
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# Monica Roberts

Thank you for the 40 pairs of socks: the Irish care packages of WWI

Dec 24th 2014, 8:00 PM 7,441 Views 3 Comments

An Irishwoman and her friends sent comfort and hope to soldiers in the bleakest midwinters of the Great War.

9 adorable Santa letters from Irish kids

9 adorable Santa letters from Irish kids

Dec 19th 2014, 7:00 AM 9,372 Views 7 Comments

We got a sneak peek at some of Santa’s mail.

These are the real-life stories of Ireland's World War I fighters
# Great War
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# Great War

These are the real-life stories of Ireland's World War I fighters

Nov 20th 2014, 6:00 PM 8,343 Views 21 Comments

The new NLI exhibition features letters from those who served in the war.

'These blunt, cold letters show just how desperate the situation was'
# ECB LETTERS
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# ECB LETTERS

'These blunt, cold letters show just how desperate the situation was'

Nov 7th 2014, 7:15 AM 10,461 Views 65 Comments

The Nevin Economic Research Institute said that while the contents of the letters from the ECB to Brian Lenihan isn’t a shock, the tone is surprising.

This letter in today's Telegraph could have been written by any of us
# No Net
# No Net

This letter in today's Telegraph could have been written by any of us

Oct 23rd 2014, 11:08 AM 5,233 Views 1 Comment

Only, we didn’t go downstairs.

"How slowly... Love, Sam": Read Beckett's intriguing postcards to his friends
# Writing To Godot
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# Writing To Godot

"How slowly... Love, Sam": Read Beckett's intriguing postcards to his friends

Oct 9th 2014, 8:15 AM 7,365 Views 0 Comments

Trinity has acquired the largest collection of Samuel Beckett letters ever for public sale.

8 arguments for and against postcodes in Ireland
# Postcodes
# Postcodes

8 arguments for and against postcodes in Ireland

Sep 30th 2014, 9:30 PM 40,866 Views 79 Comments

Change is good. Or is it?

On the run letters were "unprecedented and flawed", but not unlawful
# Northern Ireland
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# Northern Ireland

On the run letters were "unprecedented and flawed", but not unlawful

Jul 17th 2014, 1:03 PM 4,945 Views 54 Comments

The Hallett Review finds that two terrorism suspects were given letters in error.

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