Christmas Postal Dates 2013

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What are the latest dates of posting?


The latest posting dates to ensure delivery before Christmas.

Publicity Post November 25

PostAim December 5
To ensure your PostAim mailing reaches its recipients before December 24, ensure your mailing is presented to the Mail Centre on the Thursday, December 5, before 12 noon.

 

 Republic of Ireland Last Posting Date
Standard Post Letters & Parcels  December 20
Registered Post  December 20
Express Post December 21

 Northern Ireland Last Posting Date
Standard Post Letters & Parcels   December 20
Registered Post   December 20
Express Post  December 21

 Great Britain Last Posting Date
Standard Post Letters & Parcels   December 19
Registered Post December 19
International Courier Service* December 19

 Europe Last Posting Date
Standard Post Letters December 19
Standard Post Parcels December 13
Registered Post December 18
International Courier Service* December 19

 USA Last Posting Date
Standard Post Letters December 11
Standard Post Parcels  December 6
Registered Post December 6
International Courier Service* December 18

 Rest of the World Last Posting Date
Standard Post Letters & Parcels  December 6
Registered Post December 6
International Courier Service* December 18


Please note International mail delivery times are estimates and subject to local postal operator delays.

* International Courier Service is only available at the Post Office from selected offices. For further information, please visit www.anpost.ie/internationalcourier




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When is my local Post Office open over Christmas?

 

Day Date Open/Closed
Monday December 23 Normal business hours
Tuesday December 24 Retail offices close at 1.00 p.m.
Wednesday December 25 Closed
Thursday December 26 Closed
Friday December 27 Closed
Saturday December 28 Normal business hours
Sunday December 29 Closed
Monday December 30 Normal business hours
Tuesday December 31 Normal business hours
Wednesday January 1 Closed
Thursday January 2 Normal business hours


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When will mail be collected and delivered over Christmas?

 

Day Date Collections and deliveries
Saturday December 21 Normal mails service
Sunday December 22 No collections or deliveries of mail
Monday December 23 Normal mails service
Tuesday December 24 Normal mails service
Wednesday December 25 No collections or deliveries of mail
Thursday December 26 No collections or deliveries of mail
Friday December 27 No collections or deliveries of mail
Saturday December 28 No collections or deliveries of mail
Sunday December 29 No collections or deliveries of mail
Monday December 30 Normal mails service
Tuesday December 31 Normal mails service
Wednesday January 1 No collections or deliveries of mail
Thursday January 2 Normal mails service


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