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An Post must meet with Killeigh Post Office Action Committee – Nolan

21 July, 2016

Sinn Féin TD for Offaly/North Tipperary, Teachta Carol Nolan, has today called on An Post to meet with members of the Killeigh Post Office Action Committee to discuss proposals to re-establish a post office in the village. Teachta Nolan’s comments follow on from a public meeting in the village last night on the issue.

Teachta Nolan said:

“The Killeigh Post Office was closed down two years ago when the postmaster retired. The post office was viable at the time and a suitable premises could not be found to maintain the service.

“An Post indicated at the time that they were interested in maintaining the Post Office and it was reported that the contract would be put out to tender.

“A retail premises has been purchased by a local man, who is very keen to establish a Post Office in a central location in the town at his own cost.

“The Action Committee is extremely disappointed that An Post have not progressed the proposal to re-establish the post office.

“I am calling on An Post to immediately commit to a meeting with the Action Committee to consider the establishment of a post office for the village.

“I have written to the retail operations manager within An Post to request that he advise of an appropriate time to facilitate this meeting and I await a response.” 

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