Postmasters welcome ‘Digital Assist’ programme at ten Post Offices

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 […]


Kiwi community banking ‘not a panacea’ for challenges faced by Post Office Network

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 […]








Postmasters want Post Offices to retain TV Licence role

4 December, 2017: Postmasters have called for the Post Office Network to maintain a role in the collection of TV Licence fees – which is worth €3m to the Network annually. Postmasters said running the service through the Revenue Commissioners, as proposed by the Joint Oireachtas Committee for Communications last week, would further reduce transactions […]


Postmasters welcome Government investment in Post Office Network

21 November, 2017: IPU calls for speedy implementation of Post Office Network plan, including roll out of additional government services Postmasters today welcomed the announcement of a €30m government investment plan in the Post Office Network, which will help to keep Post Offices open and bring additional government services to communities. The Irish Postmasters Union (IPU) […]