Deputy Pat The Cope Gallagher says he has been assured that the future of the Post Office in Glencolmcill is secure.
There was concern locally that the office was to close after the current temporary postmistress said she wasn't continuing in the role.
But An Post has now confirmed that they are currently seeking a new Postmaster/ Postmistress to operate the office.
While that process is ongoing, some service may switch to the post office in Carrick.
Deputy Gallagher says it is welcome news: