Mass Post Office closures will sound death knell for rural Ireland

imageI am becoming increasingly concerned about plans for the future of post office services in Ireland.  Reports today suggest that more than 200 post offices are earmarked for closure under an An Post restructuring plan. If this plan is implemented, it will have serious repercussions for communities in rural Kildare and nationally.

The scale of the closures being reported today is frightening and will further accelerate the erosion of rural communities, which has become the hallmark of this Government.  Continue Reading →