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Postmasters have voted to reject an An Post proposal on the future of Post Offices, after claiming to having their contracts threatened by the company.
Postmasters have set out a vision for Post Offices to become ‘The State on your Doorstep’, including all Postmasters automatically becoming Peace Commissioners.
The decision by the Department of Social Protection and Minister Joan Burton to award An Post another contract to provide over the counter cash transactions has generated a warning from Vincent Harney, a Westmeath postmaster leader, that this does not remove the serious threat to the long-term future of many post offices in Westmeath.
In a response to recent revelations indicating that up to 400 rural post offices could be facing closure, Deputy Colm Keaveney has remarked that closing these local services could prove detrimental for social and environmental costs. "It is critical that in dealing with our current fiscal difficulties that we remember that the calculation of the cost of any reforms must include external factors such as social or environmental costs. In this case, rural post offices form a vital part in our rural communities and the calculation of the savings from any reform must take the social costs of the closure of post offices into account.”
The Irish Postmasters Union (IPU) today welcomed the new agreement between An Post and AIB that will increase the services available in some local post offices.
Galway East Labour Party TD Colm Keaveney has called on the Government to make full use of the post office network to deliver public services in a cost efficient manner.
Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring TD is calling on An Post to re-advertise the contract for the post office services in Knockmore.
The post office in Ballintubber will close from end of business today (Friday May 13).
An Post is now selling Sterling and US Dollars at 195 post offices nationwide, including two offices in Kilkenny. The new service is commission-free and offers highly competitive exchange rates at post offices in all main cities and towns across the country.
The community of Aughagower in Westport is in for some good news this week with the reopening of the Aghagower Post Office from Wednesday December 1.