Post Offices will remain open as Postal service operates as normal

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Post Offices will remain open and Postal Service to operate as normal
An Post is carefully monitoring the situation regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Detailed Business Continuity Plans are in place and we are working closely with the HSE Expert team, the Health Threats Coordination Group and international postal organisations.

*       In order to help keep Ireland’s supply-chains running, An Post is working to ensure the continuity of mails, parcels and post office services over the coming weeks.

*       Mails & Parcel collection and delivery services will operate as normal (except to countries to which services are suspended – currently China and Mongolia).

*       Delivery times may vary as we strive to facilitate flexible working times for staff.

*       The HSE advises that there is no evidence of a risk of contracting the virus that causes Covid-19 by handling money, mails or parcels.

*       All Post Offices will remain open for business as usual.

*       Special arrangements for post office customers unable to collect their regular DEASP payments (e.g. Pensions) are now in place.  A nominated Temporary Agent may collect the payment on their behalf, on production of necessary ID and documentation – Details at the Post Office or

*       State Savings and An Post Money Current Account services are working normally

*       Please see for updates

“At this difficult time for everyone, our objective is to ensure the health & safety of staff, the continuity of business for An Post’s customers and to assist the national effort wherever possible” said An Post CEO, David McRedmond.

Sarah Brooks

Sarah Brooks

Sarah has worked in marketing and content creation for many years. In her role at Newsgroup, she is the online editor of with a particular interest in local news and events. Sarah also works closely with our editorial team on our printed editions in Tallaght, Lucan, Clondalkin and Rathcoole/Saggart. If you have a story and would like to make contact please email Sarah at


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