27 Nov 2021

Deputy Gallagher given guarantee Glencolumkille Post Office will remain open

An Post to appoint Postmaster/Postmistress

Deputy Gallagher given guarantee Glencolumkille Post Office will remain open

Deputy Pat the Cope Gallagher says he hopes there will be no delay in An Post filling the vacancy of Postmaster/ Postmistress at Glencolumbkille Post Office.

“Having been contacted by numerous residents from the Glencolumbkille area regarding the future of their local Post Office, I have been in direct contact with An Post officials, who in turn have given me a guarantee that the post office in Glencolumbkille will remain open” the Fianna Fail TD said.

An Post have confirmed that they are currently seeking a new Postmaster/ Postmistress to operate the Glencolumbkille post office and that they are currently publically recruiting for same. When the new appointment is made, the Post Office in Glencolumbkille will operate with the full support of An Post and it’s future will be secure.

According to Deputy Gallagher, any service disruptions or temporary closure during the appointment of the new postmaster/postmistress will be kept to a minimum to avoid any inconvenience to An Post customers in the Glencolmbkille area.

“It is essential that An Post commit fully to areas such as Glencolumbkille, as the local post office is an integral and important part of any rural community’s life," the Deputy said.

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