Blacklion Post Office is to close temporarily later this month, due to the retirement of the current Post Mistress.
There’s concern in the area as An Post hasn’t yet appointed a new person to take over the operation of the facility and as a result it’ll close temporarily.
It’s believed up to 200 Post Offices across the country could close under a restructuring plan as An Post looks at cost cutting measures.
The company has already increased the price of a stamp to €1 in a bid to raise funds.
Local Fianna Fáil TD Brendan Smith says the Blacklion community is hoping its Post Office will open soon: