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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 

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Covid-19: Postmasters continue vital support for communities during crisis

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. […]


Covid-19: Post Offices to remain open and adapt measures for safe usage

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 […]



Postmasters warn that hundreds of Post Offices in danger of closure if next Government does not act

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’ […]