Postmasters concerned over plan to tender TV Licence service

August 2, 2019: Postmasters call for all Government Departments to urgently deliver more services at Post Offices Postmasters today voiced concern following the announcement of a plan to tender the contract for TV Licence renewal, included in the Broadcasting Bill published today. The Irish Postmasters’ Union (IPU) said the collection of TV Licence fees is […]



IPU ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2019: Future of Post Offices hangs on greater provision of Government services

May 10, 2019: Postmasters call for all Government Departments to deliver more services at Post Offices Postmasters today said that the future of Post Offices hangs on Government policy – and called for a major expansion of public services provided through the Network. The call for Government action is the theme of the Irish Postmasters’ […]



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 […]