Paddy Mccann

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An Post’s latest figures  show an increase in revenue of 1.2 per cent to €840 million in 2017. The company made a profit of €8.4 million against losses of €12.4 million in 2016. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Members of the Irish Postmasters’ Union will be balloted on proposals by An Post to save the network. Several hundred members of the union attended a(...)

General secretary of the Irish Postmaster’s Union Ned O’Hara and president Paddy McCann in Westport, Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan/Phocus

Postmasters politely applauded Minister for Communications Denis Naughten after he contributed via video link to their annual conference at the weeken(...)

Minister for Communications Denis Naughten: says  the post office network “is an issue close to my heart”. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A decision by the Government to sanction the payment of motor tax through post offices would be a clear signal that it was serious about supporting c(...)

Basil Blackshaw. Photograph: Bobbie Hanvey

Basil Blackshaw was an artist who found wonder in the ordinary and then transformed it into something extraordinary, one of his friends told his funer(...)

Muintir na Tíre chief executive Niall Garvey said it was amazing that there was no national policy for rural Ireland.  “There have been white papers, strategies and so on, but there is no national policy as to where we see rural Ireland, what we think it should be like, how we get there and what are the services needed to support that. Where is the line in the sand beyond which we are not going to cut any more of those services?” File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

An alliance of organisations has vowed to make rural Ireland an election issue as their Save Rural Ireland campaign gets off the ground.Muintir na Tír(...)

The news from Northern Ireland that makes its way into the headlines is usually dramatic and often disturbing. Much less so now, of course, tha(...)