A new one year contract has been awarded to Easkey post office.
An arrangement has been agreed with An Post whereby the postmaster in nearby Bonniconlon, Ian Clark, will take over the running of the post office in Easkey, for twelve months.
There will be no break of service and the post office will remain in its current location.
After one year, An Post will review the situation.
A local campaign group, Save Easkey Post Office, has been lobbying to retain the village post office.
In addition to public meetings, members demonstrated in large numbers outside Sligo IT last month when a special meeting of the Cabinet was taking place to launch the Government’s Ireland 2040 Programme…
Richard Morrissey from the local action group says the Post Office has now been given a one-year reprieve, and it’s up to the local community to use the facility to prove its viability…