Leighlinbridge Postmaster says he won't be intimidated by robbers

Art has said that his is “the people’s post office” and that they’re not going anywhere – despite being the victim of three armed robberies in two months.

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Leighlinbridge Postmaster says he won’t be intimidated by robbers

Leighlinbridge Post Office. File Photo.
Leighlinbridge Post Office. File Photo.
Leighlinbridge Post Office. File Photo.

Leighlinbridge Postmaster says he’s committed to keeping his post office open – despite being the victim of three armed robberies in two months.

Art O’Connor has told KCLR that he has no intention of closing down and new security measures – including bullet proof glass – have now been installed.

The most recent robbery happened just two weeks ago when a man threatened staff with a hammer at a quarter to ten in the morning before making off with a sum of money.

However, Art has said that his is “the people’s post office” and that they’re not going anywhere.

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