Dooley Calls For Action To Save Rural Post Offices

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Clare’s Fianna Fail TD is calling on the Minister for Communications to spell out a concrete plan to save rural post offices.

An Post said this week that 265 offices across the country may face closure.

However a government-commissioned report by businessman Bobby Kerr has previously indicated that up to 600 post offices are not viable.


Fianna Fáil wants the government to develop a Public Service Obligation model to keep rural post offices open.

Deputy Timmy Dooley says in exchange for State funding, post offices could be harnessed to provide other services