European trade commissioner Phil Hogan and An Post staff at the opening of the company’s largely automated parcel hub in Clondalkin, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

The rise of automation will lead to fewer staff being required by An Post in the next three to four years, the company’s managing director of mail and(...)

An Post said parcels from the UK would post-Brexit be subject to the same duties and fees that currently apply to non-EU countries. Photograph: Getty Images

Parcels from the UK will not go through customs checks at Irish ports post-Brexit, and will instead be “green-laned” to postal centres even in the eve(...)

An Post CEO David McRedmond: ‘An Post’s move into a new world of e-commerce and financial services has delivered great results in 2018.’ Photograph: 

An Post is looking to launch its mortgage product in the spring of next year, it said on Wednesday when announcing a loan product that offers up to €7(...)

The An Post  rate increases will come into effect on February 25th

An Post is to increase its rates for large envelopes, packets and international postage from next month. The State-owned provider of postal services,(...)

British electricals retailer Maplin joined Toys’R’Us UK in falling into administration this week. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

As if traditional retailers didn’t have enough problems contending with “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday”, the inclement weather has given rise to a c(...)

Irish online fashion retailer saw a  25 per cent spike in sales.

There’s no business like snow business was the tune being sung by Irish online operators who reported a dramatic surge in business as a result of the (...)

Garrett Bridgeman, managing director of An Post mails and parcels: “We were all set for a big online shopping surge round Black Friday and it didn’t disappoint.”

An Post parcel deliveries rose by 17 per cent last week versus the same period a year ago as Irish consumers took advantage of Black Friday and Cyber (...)

Staff at work in An Post’s Merrywell Parcels Depot in Dublin. An Post is planning to grow its revenues from parcel deliveries to more than €200 million by 2020. Photograph: Maxwells Dublin

An Post has signed a deal to grow its share of the e-commerce parcels market by joining the DHL Parcel Europe network. “The partnership demonstrates (...)