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
January 14, 2019: Longford Postmaster Pádraig McNamara has been elected as Postmaster Director to the Board of An Post. Mr. McNamara has been Postmaster at Granard for 22 years and a member of the Irish Postmasters’ Union Executive for 17 years and served as Vice President. In his role as Postmaster Director he will represent the interests […]
October 1, 2018: The Irish Postmasters’ Union (IPU) today welcomed the announcement of the Digital Assist pilot programme in ten rural Post Offices across the country. The announcement includes government funding of €80,000 to equip ten Post Offices with kiosk units to help citizens access Government and Local Authority information and services. The specially designed […]
September 18, 2018: Post Offices need many new services, continued investment and greater use from public The Irish Postmasters’ Union (IPU) today said that ‘Kiwi community banking’ does not provide a ‘panacea solution’ to the challenges faced by the Post Office Network. IPU General Secretary Ned O’Hara said while that today’s Post Office Dáil march […]
August 31, 2018: Post Office closures are happening because of a very challenging context The exits are voluntary and should be respected Consolidation and new services will strengthen the remaining 960 Post Offices An Post must publish a timeline for the roll out of new services The Network will need further review and forward planning […]
August 31, 2018: Postmasters call for timeline on new services in Post Offices The Irish Postmasters Union (IPU) today thanked and wished well Postmasters and Postmistresses across the country who have voluntarily opted to close their Post Offices. This follows the announcement this week by An Post that 159 Post Offices have opted to retire […]