Smithborough post office will close this afternoon

Smithborough post office will close its doors for the final time this afternoon.

The post office was one of nine in Cavan and Monaghan which were marked for closure after a voluntary redundancy deal struck between postmasters and An Post.

Six of the offices have closed already, with the postmistress in Mountnugent reversing her decision and remaining open.

Clontibret post office will close at the end of the month.