IPU warns Post Office network is facing “unrestrained closures”

There's a warning that Ireland's network of post offices face 'unrestrained closures' over the next six to eight months if the state doesn't step in.

A new report by Grant Thornton, commissioned by the Irish Postmasters Union, has found there's a 17 million euro hole in finances every year.

The IPU says the network's now at a 'critical juncture' due to a deficit in funding.

General Secretary Ned O'Hara says time's running out..........