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An Post Service update


Weather conditions overnight affected letter and parcel distribution to some parts of the West.  Localised flooding and power outages will disrupt postal deliveries in some areas of Galway City and North Mayo.

An Post/Asendia link up to boost cross-border sales


An Post and Asendia, a joint venture of La Poste and Swiss Post, have formed a partnership to help cross-border retailers take full advantage of a growing ecommerce in Ireland. The partnership allows Asendia offer retailers access to the last mile delivery of An Post, from the 15 countries where Asendia operates.

An Post unveil New Vision for Post Offices Services in Ireland


An Post has a new vision for post office services in Ireland. A transformational programme for Ireland’s post office network. That vision is outlined here and An Post now seek your views on its implementation. We want to hear your feedback on the way forward for the post office.

Christmas at the GPO


Virtual Reality Tour: The GPO at Christmas, with a sneak peek at this year's Santa letters. Courtesy of the, sponsored by KBC.

Update of customer information and documentation for Post Office Savings Bank and other State Savings customers


Under the Criminal Justice Act (Money Laundering & Terrorist Financing) Acts 2010 and 2013, all financial institutions, including designated bodies such as An Post, are required by law to verify customers’ identities and their residential addresses. The same legislation also requires financial institutions to ensure that customer identity verification information is kept up to date.

Visa 3D Secure Issues


VISA are experiencing intermittent issues with their 3D Secure service. If this impacts you when doing card payments on any of our websites, please try again later. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Win a €70,000 package!


Win a €20,000 bursary from Post Logistics and a €50,000 advertising package from The Sunday Business Post to help grow your business to new heights.

Storms disrupt mail services


Due to the disruption caused to air and ferry services resulting from Storm Doris there will be delays to international mail services.

An Post on the move


From Monday (January 9th) An Post’s Dublin 2 Delivery Unit at Cardiff Lane will relocate to our new DSU at Ravensdale Road, Dublin 3.

No mail deliveries today in Dublin 6 Postal District (serving mainly Rathmines, Rathgar, Ranelagh and parts of Terenure)


An Post greatly regrets to inform customers that due to local unofficial industrial action by postal delivery staff based at Rathmines Delivery Unit, there will be no mail deliveries in the Dublin 6 area today (Thursday 17th November, 2016).   As a result of the staff refusing to carry out their normal work, it is not possible to provide a mail collection service for Dublin 6 customers at the delivery unit.

Double Business to Arts Award win for An Post


An Post has won the Judge’s Special Recognition Award for Portfolio of Investment for its new visitor experience GPO Witness History and its partnerships with Carlow Arts Festival, Stoney Road Press, Fishamble: The New Play Company, the Philatelic Advisory Commitee (PAC), artist Barbara Knezevic, Dublin Dance Festival and Stormy Petrel.

Service disruption due to adverse weather


Due to the recent adverse weather conditions we have experienced disruptions to service in a limited number of areas, for further details please contact An Post Customer Services at 01 705 7600



To celebrate the centenary of the 1916 Rising, Stoney Road Press, in association with An Post and Poetry Ireland, are pleased to announce the publication of 16, a limited-edition, fine-press collection of poetry and art.

Normal Postal Services Resume


- An Post welcomes the agreement of IO Systems and the Communications Workers’ Union to seek resolution of their dispute without further disruption of mail services.

New spot for the GPO’s stamp shop


To make way for The GPO: Witness History visitor centre, an exciting new interpretive exhibition centre, the Philatelic Shop in the GPO has moved to Counters 20 and 21.

Malware warning


An Post customers are asked to be on the alert for a fake An Post email message containing a link designed to damage your computer software.

An Post subsidiary Air Business extends ISO Certifications


Air Business Group, has achieved the highest level of internationally recognised quality and environmental standards ISO9001 and ISO14001 for their second operational site in Witney, Oxfordshire. This follows the certification of both standards for their main operational site and headquarters in St Albans in 2014. Air Business is the only global mail, distribution, fulfilment and integrated subscriptions management bureau and achieved the standard following stringent audits.

Reed Business Information saving subscriber revenue


An Post's UK based subsidiary Reed Business Information (RBI) has achieved 15-42% revenue retention rates for subscribers wishing to cancel through a new service provided by Quadrant, their subscriptions management bureau. Quadrant, part of the Air Business Group, helped save hard earned subscriber revenue by introducing their tailored Telephone Cancel Saves service to achieve powerful retention rates.

Ireland's best online book store at your fingertips.


Dave would love nothing more than a day in town spent browsing around the shops but he never has the time to spare. Laura, on the other hand, would rather shop from home or the office than face the traffic, crowds, heat and stress of a major shopping trip. Fortunately, there is a simple solution for both: online shopping!

Disruption to International Mail Services


An Post has been notified by the Italian postal operator Poste Italiane and the Belgian postal operator bpost that a National strikes are due to take place and mail services may be disrupted.

Air Business Supports Tudor Rose Sustainability


Air Business Group, the only global mail, distribution and integrated subscriptions management bureau, supports Tudor Rose’s sustainable publishing strategy by providing them with solutions to minimise their environmental impact.

Air Business launches high quality e-commerce distribution service


The market leading international distribution specialist Air Business Group, part of An Post - The Irish Post Office, launches Air Business E-commerce to the online retail sector. The new service will provide e-tailers’ international customers with the same high quality service as their UK customers. Air Business E-commerce aims to fill a gap in the market with competitive pricing whilst at the same time offering the usual care and quality their clients have come to rely on.

Air Business Launches High Quality E-commerce Distribution Service


The market leading international distribution specialist Air Business Group, part of An Post - The Irish Post Office, launches Air Business E-commerce to the online retail sector. The new service will provide e-tailers’ international customers with the same high quality service as their UK customers. Air Business E-commerce aims to fill a gap in the market with competitive pricing whilst at the same time offering the usual care and quality their clients have come to rely on.

Commission for Communications Regulation (ComReg) and An Post


The Commission for Communications Regulation (ComReg) and An Post have reached a settlement on proceedings before the High Court (Case No. 2012/45 MCA) relating to the quality of the universal postal service and those proceedings have now been struck out by consent. The terms of settlement are confidential and neither ComReg nor An Post will make further comment in relation to those terms.

One4all reports wins for Retail Sector - 85% increase in online redemption for One4All gift vouchers


The Gift Voucher Shop (GVS), the Irish company behind the One4all multi-store gift card brand, has reported a dramatic increase in online redemption at 85%. Overall redemption figures across all point of sale were up 10% on 2012, with redemption up 23% in December 2013 and 9.5% in January 2014. Category growth included: jewelers +24%; Electrical +31%; Department stores +11% and Fashion +14% redemption.

Air Business Signs As PPA Strategic Partner For Fifth Consecutive Year


Remaining loyal to the publishing industry and showing true support of the PPA and their publishing industry events for the past four years, Air Business, An Post's UK subsidiary, has cemented its strategic partnership with the Professional Publishers Association (PPA) for the fifth consecutive year.

PostAlerts helps online businesses like


The natural choice for parcel deliveries in Ireland has always been An Post. With unrivalled local knowledge, An Post collect from any address in the Republic of Ireland and deliver nationwide or anywhere worldwide.

Easy does it with EasyPost from An Post


What started out as one man, a laptop and a handful of memory cards has grown into the electronic gadgets company, Memory Man, who carry over 400 products and ship over 1,500 items monthly.

Notice to customers sending packets via Russia Post


Russia Post has requested An Post to recommend that customers sending packets to the Russian Federation do so as registered items. This is intended to expedite customs clearance of inbound packets. Also to ensure the safety of contents and to enable their tracking, tracing and delivery. 

Delays to international mail services


A two-day strike by French air traffic controllers ended last night. However, there may be some residual disruption today with services returning to normal tomorrow.

An Post goes the distance for business parcel deliveries


An Post provides an array of traditional and online business solutions, all specifically designed to support Ireland’s SME sector and to help them generate more business. One of our most interesting growth areas is parcel delivery and International export. Literally going the extra mile, An Post can help businesses export from anywhere in the Republic of Ireland to anywhere in world.

An Post shows support for THE GATHERING IRELAND 2013


An Post is pleased to be working with The Gathering Ireland 2013 to distribute a mailshot containing two specially designed postcards to 1.8 million households in Ireland this November. Families in Ireland are encouraged to post the cards to family and friends overseas to invite them to visit Ireland for the Gathering Ireland in 2013.

EasyPost Stamp Printer, posting made easy


An Post has launched the EasyPost stamp printer, the easy way to pay for post. The Easypost printer is a smart, portable stamp printer that will make managing your post easy and put you back in control of your postage costs.

Energy Savings at An Post


An Post is the world’s most improved postal operation in terms of Sustainability. Well done to all involved and let’s keep up the good work!

Have a Bon Voyage with An Post travel services


At this time of year many people are busy planning their summer holidays. The flights and accommodation are booked and there is a sense of excitement in the air. Relax and enjoy the build up, and remember An Post is here to help with all those extra arrangements to make your final holiday preparations hassle-free.

Collection and delivery for just €11 including VAT


An Post has launched a new Parcel Service. This new service allows customers in Dublin to have their parcels collected from their home or business and delivered anywhere in the Republic of Ireland next working day – all for just €11 (incl VAT).

For business An Post Do More


Gone are the days when Irish businesses used the national postal service to simply deliver invoices, the odd business letter, or occasional direct mail offer. Today, An Post provides a vast array of both traditional and online business solutions, all of which are specifically designed to help Ireland’s SME sector do more business even in today’s difficult commercial conditions.

Security Declaration for EU Destinations


Customers sending items to EU destinations are now required to complete a new Aviation Security Declaration form which is available at all our retail offices. This form must be attached to all items containing goods (excluding documents), which are being posted to any EU destination, with the exception of Northern Ireland.

Mails Quality a cert! An Post is granted ISO certification.


There can’t be anyone in An Post who isn’t aware that Quality is our number one priority. Now that we’ve been granted ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management certification by the NSAI (National Standards Authority of Ireland), our customers too are aware of our committment to meeting the highest Quality standards in order to meet their expectations.

Protecting your credit card details


A major milestone has been reached in the acceptance of An Post as fully compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).