MONAGHAN IPU VICE-PRESIDENT SAYS NEW GOVERNMENT MUST ACT

21 February 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

FIGHT CONTINUES TO SAVE RURAL POST OFFICES

By PATSY McARDLE

THE vice-president of the Irish Postmasters Union, Co. Monaghan-based Mr. Ciaran McEntee from Threemilehouse, has reiterated a call this week to the incoming government to take immediate action to prevent the closure of several post officers throughout the country.

He said that 86 per cent of the population are in favour of Government financial support for Post Offices and the general public want to see more services at their local Post Office. According to Mr. McEntee, new independent research, on a representative sample of 1,015 Irish adults, carried out in a ‘Red C’ poll has shown that 91 per cent said their Post Office provided a valuable service to the local community, while 86 per cent support the…

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