An Post price restrictions to be lifted

Price of a postage stamp set to rise in the New Year

6th December, 2016
An Post faces difficult financial situation. Pic: RollingNews.ie

An Post is to be given greater freedom to raise prices, including the price of a postage stamp, after the Government backed the repeal of Section 30 of the Postal Services Act.

Communications Minister Denis Naughten said, however, that no price increases would take place until he made a commencement order in the New Year.

The minister said he had made the decision in recognition of the...

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