The Dáil last night voted down a motion which would have guaranteed the future of the post office network. The motion was moved by members of the technical group, including Donegal South West Deputy Thomas Pringle.
TD’s instead approved a government counter-motion which fell short of guaranteeing the survival of smaller post offices.
The Dail’s public gallery was packed with members of the Irish Postmasters’ Union as the vote was held.
This morning, Deputy Pringle told Highland Radio News that if the campaign does not continue, Donegal could lose over 30 post offices…………