An Post currency card suspended after UK watchdog tells issuer 'to cease all activities'

An Post currency card suspended after UK watchdog tells issuer 'to cease all activities'

The An Post currency card for foreign exchange has been suspended until further notice.

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An Post improves next-day deliveries but remains below target

An Post improves next-day deliveries but remains below target

An Post delivered 90% of mail items on the next working day last year which was an improvement on 2018 but still 4% below the regulatory standard.

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Coronavirus: An Post to reward staff with €300 vouchers for extra workload during pandemic

Coronavirus: An Post to reward staff with €300 vouchers for extra workload during pandemic

An Post has described the last three months as being like 'a longer Christmas' - as they processed around 1m extra parcels per week.

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Major e-commerce boost for An Post with 40% profit rise in wake of controversial Cork move

Major e-commerce boost for An Post with 40% profit rise in wake of controversial Cork move

The business saw a third successive year of profit and revenue growth, with like-for-like profits up 40% on prior year and like-for-like revenue up 2%.

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An Post's international sorting office relocating to new €15m Dublin hub

An Post's international sorting office relocating to new €15m Dublin hub

An Post’s international parcel sorting office has been relocated from Portlaoise to Dublin amid fears the central centre is to close.

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Making Cents: Lowest interest rate in the bag for An Post

Making Cents: Lowest interest rate in the bag for An Post

As digital alternatives to a traditional current account become more popular and the big name banks in Ireland annoy many with their fees and charges.

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 An Post considering closing Cork delivery offices

An Post considering closing Cork delivery offices

Last June, the phased closure of the Cork Mail Centre in Little Island was announced, with the decision affecting 240 people.

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400 Post Offices in danger of closing, Postmasters' Union claims

400 Post Offices in danger of closing, Postmasters' Union claims

"The people who signed the new contract are currently getting support payments for the next 18 months."

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Almost nine-out-of-ten people want govt financial support to keep post offices open

Almost nine-out-of-ten people want govt financial support to keep post offices open

Almost nine-out-of-ten people say they want to see Government financial support to keep their post offices open.

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An Post plan zero emission deliveries in six cities by years end

An Post plan zero emission deliveries in six cities by years end

Six Irish cities will have zero emission postal deliveries by the end of the year.

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An Post to deliver furniture and fridges

An Post to deliver furniture and fridges

An Post is to begin the delivery of bulky goods to houses including furniture and fridges next year as it looks to further expand its delivery services.

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An Post to use €40m European Investment Bank loan to diversify firm

An Post to use €40m European Investment Bank loan to diversify firm

An Post is to get a €40m euro loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) over 10 years.

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An Post report gender pay gap of almost 4%

An Post report gender pay gap of almost 4%

The figure shows the difference in the hourly rate and is well below the national average of 13.9%.

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An Post again defends decision to shut Cork Mail Centre

An Post again defends decision to shut Cork Mail Centre

An Post has again defended its decision to shut its Cork Mail Centre in Little Island, and has revealed that both Tánaiste, Simon Coveney, and Fianna Fáil leader, Micheál Martin privately asked the company to reconsider the move on the day the closure was announced.

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An Post contacted Data Protection Commissioner over Cork data breach

An Post contacted Data Protection Commissioner over Cork data breach

An Post says it has contacted the Data Protection Commissioner following a breach involving 250 of its customers in Cork.

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Enhanced severance offered to Little Island mail staff

Enhanced severance offered to Little Island mail staff

The Labour Court has recommended enhancements to the severance packages of those affected by the closure of An Post’s Mail Centre in Little Island, Cork.

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Hundreds protest in Cork city against closure of An Post mail centre

Hundreds protest in Cork city against closure of An Post mail centre

Hundreds of protestors marched through the streets of Cork city today to protest the proposed closure of the Cork Mail Centre in Little Island.

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Cork Mail Centre staff feel 'betrayed' by decision to close facility

Cork Mail Centre staff feel 'betrayed' by decision to close facility

Staff at the Cork Mail Centre in Little Island say they feel "betrayed" by the decision to close the facility and have vowed to continue to fight the closure.

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Group vows to fight Cork mail centre closure

Group vows to fight Cork mail centre closure

A group claiming to represent around 100 members of staff at An Post’s Cork Mail Centre has vowed to campaign against the company’s decision to close the Little Island facility.

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CWU will not campaign against closure of Cork mail centre

CWU will not campaign against closure of Cork mail centre

The union representing postal workers will not campaign against An Post’s decision to shut its Cork Mail Centre, despite the passing of a Dáil motion calling for a reversal of the closure.

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Motion to reverse closure of An Post's Cork mail centre to be debated in the Dáil

Motion to reverse closure of An Post's Cork mail centre to be debated in the Dáil

A motion to reverse the closure of An Post's Cork mail centre will be debated in the Dáil tomorrow.

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Letter to the Editor: Ministers fail to prevent closure of mail centre

Letter to the Editor: Ministers fail to prevent closure of mail centre

There does not seem to be any advantage in having local politicians sitting at top-tables of governance — going by some recent events.

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An Post staff query why Cork centre to close

An Post staff query why Cork centre to close

The fallout from An Post’s decision to close its Cork Mail Centre in Little Island with the loss of 240 jobs continues, with questions surrounding the reason it has been slated to be axed.

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'They led us along and let us walk into a brick wall': Shocked workers react to Cork mail centre closure

'They led us along and let us walk into a brick wall': Shocked workers react to Cork mail centre closure

Shock turned to anger in Little Island as An Post staff came to terms with the news that the company’s Cork Mail Centre is to close by next March, with the loss of 240 jobs.

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Cork mail centre closure a 'strategic mistake' says Micheál Martin

Cork mail centre closure a 'strategic mistake' says Micheál Martin

Fianna Fail party leader, Micheál Martin, has accused An Post of making a strategic mistake following their decision to close the Little Island Mail Centre in Co Cork with the loss of 216 jobs.

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An Post suspend deliveries in Tallaght estate

An Post suspend deliveries in Tallaght estate

An Post says the decision was taken as a last resort, following ongoing threats to its staff.

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Up to 300 post offices could be forced to close

Up to 300 post offices could be forced to close

Between 200 and 300 post offices could be forced to close over the next 18 months unless they are granted access to government services.

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An Post to provide fixed address for homeless people

An Post to provide fixed address for homeless people

An Post has launched a new service to provide a fixed address to homeless people and those in temporary accommodation.

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Over 1,000 people protest in Thurles over post office relocation

Over 1,000 people protest in Thurles over post office relocation

Pressure is growing on Minister Richard Bruton to intervene in a stand-off between An Post and residents of Thurles in Co Tipperary over a plan to re-locate the local post office from the centre of town to a shopping centre.

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Making Cents: Consumers have more options with An Post

Making Cents: Consumers have more options with An Post

When it comes to environmental issues, from single-use plastics to water wastage, consumers are regularly told the solution is in their own hands, Gráinne McGuinness..

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Homeless people to be offered an address by An Post

Homeless people to be offered an address by An Post

Homeless people will be offered an address by An Post to help them access services or apply for jobs.

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An Post hopes to provide mortgages from 2020

An Post hopes to provide mortgages from 2020

An An Post spokeswoman confirmed that a tender process to choose a mortgage provider is currently underway.

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An Post launch new branding after strong 2018

An Post launch new branding after strong 2018

An Post has revealed its new logo and two new sub-brands on the back of what they have described as "a very strong financial performance in 2018".

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New An Post stamps issued to acknowledge the Irish Coast Guard

New An Post stamps issued to acknowledge the Irish Coast Guard

An Post has issued new stamps to acknowledge the Irish Coast Guard’s provision of search and rescue on the coast and waterways of Ireland.

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An Post defends 6% package postal rate rise

An Post defends 6% package postal rate rise

An Post has defended a near 6% hike in postage rates for packages and large mail items by saying the increase reflects rising handling and transportation costs.

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Social welfare payments will continue to be made at post offices this year

Social welfare payments will continue to be made at post offices this year

Social welfare recipients will continue to collect their payments from post offices this year.

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Returning goods purchased online is ‘too much hassle’ for Irish adults - An Post survey

Returning goods purchased online is ‘too much hassle’ for Irish adults - An Post survey

A new study shows two-thirds of people are not completely satisfied with items bought online, but just 38% send them back.

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An Post deliver over 100,000 parcels over Christmas season

An Post deliver over 100,000 parcels over Christmas season

The company says the rise in online shopping played a major part.

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200 jobs at risk in Cork if An Post closes Mail Centre

200 jobs at risk in Cork if An Post closes Mail Centre

Up to 200 jobs in Cork could be lost if An Post closes its Mail Centre in Little Island, the Dáil heard today.

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An Post launch 'In-Flight' delivery options ahead of busy Christmas period

An Post launch 'In-Flight' delivery options ahead of busy Christmas period

Black Friday is set to kick-off the busy festive period for online shopping and parcel delivery with An Post preparing for its busiest Christmas ever.

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A process from another time - It’s time to bin junk mail

A process from another time - It’s time to bin junk mail

A postman has lost his job and received a suspended sentence because he dumped mail to shorten his working day.

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Late Late Toy Show and Brussels sprouts: This year's Christmas stamps revealed

Late Late Toy Show and Brussels sprouts: This year's Christmas stamps revealed

The Late Late Toy Show, Brussels sprouts and a crib are to feature on this year's Christmas stamps.

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An Post pledges to eliminate carbon emissions within a decade

An Post pledges to eliminate carbon emissions within a decade

An Post has announced ambitious new plans to eliminate carbon emissions from all its letter and parcels operations within a decade.

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Communications Minister Denis Naughten denies being ‘spooked’ into post office closures

Communications Minister Denis Naughten denies being ‘spooked’ into post office closures

Communications Minister Denis Naughten has denied being “spooked” into closing rural post offices by his officials, and said he has received Government approval to investigate the possibility of providing more services through the An Post network.

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Fine Gael’s ‘anti-rural image’ worries ministers as Fianna Fai bemoan 'ruse' to close Post Offices

Fine Gael’s ‘anti-rural image’ worries ministers as Fianna Fai bemoan 'ruse' to close Post Offices

Fine Gael ministers have told the Taoiseach they are worried about being portrayed as an “anti-rural” party because of proposed post office closures.

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Politicians return to ‘ghost town’ to stamp disapproval of closures

Politicians return to ‘ghost town’ to stamp disapproval of closures

It was a bit like Mass in the old days. People might talk if you weren’t seen there, writes Michael Clifford

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Post office decisions not taken lightly, says minister

Post office decisions not taken lightly, says minister

Communications Minister Denis Naughten told a committee that the planned closure of 159 post offices across the country was required.

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Communications Minister Denis Naughten faces post office grilling

Communications Minister Denis Naughten faces post office grilling

Communications Minister Denis Naughten is set to be grilled over the planned closure of rural post offices as TDs threaten to pull support for the Government.

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Community group vows to fight post office closures

Community group vows to fight post office closures

A local community group has signalled its intention to fight to retain their post offices, even as the communications minister defended the slew of impending closures announced this week.

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Opposition to post office closures grows as appeals lodged

Opposition to post office closures grows as appeals lodged

Conradh na Gaeilge considers appealing decisions

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‘I’ll miss it, meeting friendly people’: Postmistress on closure of West Cork of branch

‘I’ll miss it, meeting friendly people’: Postmistress on closure of West Cork of branch

She can’t be absolutely sure of the exact date but Eileen Kelly, the outgoing postmistress in Allihies in West Cork, thinks that the village post office has been operating since around 1909.

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Naughten denies closing 159 post office branches will hit rural areas

Naughten denies closing 159 post office branches will hit rural areas

Communications Minister Denis Naughten has rejected the closure of 159 post offices will be detrimental to rural Ireland, insisting post offices have to be viable.

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Mapped: Locations of 160 closing post offices

Mapped: Locations of 160 closing post offices

An Post has published the locations of 160 post offices which are set to close under its consolidation plans.

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An Post seeking 300 voluntary redundancies and may move HQ from GPO as part of cost-cutting measures

An Post seeking 300 voluntary redundancies and may move HQ from GPO as part of cost-cutting measures

An Post is seeking up to 300 voluntary redundancies over the coming months.

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An Post launches new series of stamps to mark the RDS

An Post launches new series of stamps to mark the RDS

An Post has launched a new series of stamps to mark the Royal Dublin Society (RDS).

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‘Disruption’ in rural areas due to PO closures

‘Disruption’ in rural areas due to PO closures

The closure of post offices around the country will cause “huge disruption” to rural communities, Irish Rural Link has warned.

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List of closing post offices to be released at the end of August

List of closing post offices to be released at the end of August

An Post is defending its move to close more than 160 post offices nationwide.

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Preserving rural post offices: Maybe we’re fighting the wrong fight

Preserving rural post offices: Maybe we’re fighting the wrong fight

The suggestion that more than 100 rural post offices may close because of a retirement deal has rejuvenated the heartfelt protests around this issue.

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Fears grow that over 100 rural post offices could be facing closure

Fears grow that over 100 rural post offices could be facing closure

Growing concerns are being expressed about the potential impact on rural post offices of a voluntary retirement scheme brokered between An Post and the Postmasters Union.

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An Post launches service to buy dog licences online

An Post launches service to buy dog licences online

Dog owners can now buy a licence for their pet from the comfort of their own home.

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