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Dublin, 25th May 2017: In its Annual Report for 2016, published today, An Post reported a €15.6m pre-tax loss for the year. Revenues of €825.7m were in line with the prior year (€826.1m) due to strong performances by An Post’s subsidiary companies, General Election mail revenue, and a 3% price increase. But costs grew by €18.4m to €839.3m due to one-off costs and the impact of the Labour Court pay increase of 2.5%, costing €8.9m in 2016.
Thursday, 18 May, 2017: An Post will conclude its suite of cycling sponsorships including the An Post Rás, the An Post Chain Reaction Cycling Team and An Post Rás na mBan as the terms of each sponsorship expires this year. The Company stepped back from sponsorship of the Cycle Series at the end of 2016.
Two of Ireland’s leading castles feature on a beautiful double stamp set just issued by An Post.
An Post has been named the most reputable organisation in Ireland, according to the annual Ireland RepTrak® 2017 study, announced this morning, Friday 5th May.
DUBLIN 20/4/17 A new stamp set from An Post celebrates Ireland’s royal heritage and sites from the country’s ancient history.
The 2017 An Post/INTO Handwriting Competition, national awards took place in GPO Witness History today, Thursday 6th April. The An Post/INTO Handwriting Competition asked children to put their best handwriting on show. The competition has made a big impact on schools this year with over 50,000 children putting their handwriting skills to the test.
The standard domestic letter rate for items up to 100g within Ireland will increase from €0.72c to €1.00 while the standard international letter rate up to 100g will rise from €1.10 to €1.35. Increases of between 12% and 39% across the full range of mail services are necessary for An Post to continue to meet its Universal Service Obligation.
An Post is aware of the reports in today’s media concerning the future of the Post Office network. These reports have not come from An Post.
Dublin 01/03/2017 The artistic marriage of Japanese Noh theatre and the creativity of Ireland’s greatest poet has been celebrated in a new international stamp released by An Post.
Dublin 6th February, 2017: Ireland’s latest Definitive stamps represent a multi-media marriage of history and craftsmanship with cutting edge design and technology, ready to wing their way across the globe.