Christmas postal dates 2014

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Advice about packaging and addressing Christmas mail.

What are the latest dates of posting?


The latest posting dates to ensure delivery before Christmas.
Publicity Post November 28

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 Friday, December 5, before 12 noon.

Republic of Ireland Last Posting Date
Standard Post Letters & Parcels December 20
Registered Post December 20
Express Post December 22

Northern Ireland Last Posting Date
Standard Post Letters & Parcels December 20
Registered Post December 20
Express Post December 22

 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 19


 Rest of the World Last Posting Date
Standard Post Letters & Parcels  December 6
Registered Post December 6
International Courier Service* December 19


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

When is my local Post Office open over Christmas?

Day Date Open/Closed
Saturday December 20 Full day opening
Sunday December 21 Closed
Monday December 22 Normal business hours
Tuesday December 23 Normal business hours
Wednesday December 24 Close at 1.00pm
Thursday December 25 Closed
Friday December 26 Closed
Saturday December 27 Closed
Sunday December 28 Closed
Monday December 29 Normal business hours
Tuesday December 30 Normal business hours
Wednesday December 31 Normal business hours
Thursday January 1 Closed
Friday 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 20 Full collection and delivery of mail
Sunday December 21 No collections or deliveries of mail
Monday December 22 Normal mails service
Tuesday December 23 Normal mails service
Wednesday December 24 Normal mails service
Thursday December 25 No collections or deliveries of mail
Friday December 26 No collections or deliveries of mail
Saturday December 27 No collections or deliveries of mail
Sunday December 28 No collections or deliveries of mail
Monday December 29 No collections or deliveries of mail
Tuesday December 30 Normal mails service
Wednesday December 31 Normal mails service
Thursday January 1 No collections or deliveries of mail
Friday January 2 Normal mails service


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