An Post survival possible ‘with closure of 400 post offices’

There are 1,135 post offices in Ireland at the moment

12th March, 2017

An Post believes that it can fulfil its mandate with 700 post offices, some 435 fewer than are currently in operation.

The Department of Social Protection requires that there is a post office within 15 kilometres of 95 per cent of the population. There are 1,135 post offices in Ireland at the moment and 70 per cent of people live within 15 kilometres of five post offices. While An Post is unlikely to cut the number of...

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