Irish Posties Get New Uniforms
According to reporter Fiona Gartland, "Looking like a delivery man from an American sitcom, Keith Lally shivered in the summer outfit yesterday, with shorts, short-sleeve shirt and baseball cap. The 19-year-old postman said staff were pleased with the uniforms."
Keith is also quoted as saying, “They are much more practical. The old trousers were brutal; they had no pockets for our scanners and weren’t practical at all."
Practicality, weight and the ability to machine wash were all factors considered in the design, a spokeswoman from An Post said.
Shown above, An Post staff model the new-look uniforms outside the GPO in Dublin.
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