Bank of Ireland deal for post offices is under threat, union claims

Irish Postmasters’ Union says balloting on work stoppages could affect banking services to the public

31st May, 2021
Bank of Ireland deal for post offices is under threat, union claims
Bank of Ireland announced the closure of 103 branches across the island in March, when a deal to provide banking services to customers through post offices was made. Picture: Getty

Bank of Ireland’s deal for post offices to provide banking services is in jeopardy, according to postmasters who are in discussions about works stoppages and closures.

The Bank Of Ireland deal was made when the bank announced the closure of 103 branches across the island in March.

Postmasters have said the government needs to act urgently to maintain the post office network or face closures of up to 200 post offices due to a...

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