Rural post offices need to corner a new niche

Rural post offices need to corner a new niche
The closure of 159 post offices does not signify that rural Ireland is dying, but that people’s needs are changing Pic: RollingNews.ie

Ladling on the nostalgia and victimhood won’t stop the closures. We need to use the postal network to provide different services

In its first edition following the referendum to repeal the Eighth Amendment, in a striking front page, the Western People highlighted the result from the small village of Brickens in south Mayo. In 1983, 93 per cent had voted to insert the amendment and in 2018 42 per cent voted to retain it.

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