The Irish Postmasters’ Union (IPU) is the representative body for 90% of Postmasters, including over 1,000 members. The IPU works to ensure a secure future for Post Offices across Ireland. The IPU is committed to maximising the economic and social value of Post Offices.
Your Post Office – at the Heart of your Community
April 3, 2020: Postmasters said today that public safety measures at Post Offices are working well – and thanked the public for its ongoing cooperation. The Irish Postmasters’ Union said Social Protection payments are now grouped into two week payments and emergency ‘Agent’ measures are in use to enable third parties to collect payments if necessary. […]
March 19, 2020: Postmasters have assured the public that in the current Covid-19 pandemic Post Offices are remaining open as an essential service to local communities – and measures have been agreed with An Post to prioritise public safety. The Irish Postmasters’ Union General Secretary Ned O’Hara said: “Social distancing will require Postmasters to limit the number […]
February 17, 2020: Public want to see more services at their local Post Office The vast majority of people (86%) favour Government financial support to keep their Post Office open and would like to see more State services becoming available. That’s according to new independent research, on a representative sample of 1,015 Irish adults, carried […]
January 20, 2020: Postmasters call for election commitment to PSO for Post Offices | 7% decrease in Post Office business in 2019 | Postmasters today warned that hundreds of Post Offices in villages, towns and cities could close over the next two years if urgent action is not taken by the next Government. The Irish Postmasters’ […]