HC Deb 15 July 1884 vol 290 c1109

asked the Postmaster General, Why there is no Sunday delivery in Derry; and, in how many Irish towns is this the case?


Acting in accordance with the recommendations of a Committee which sat some years since in reference to Sunday Posts, the rule is adopted of not giving a house-to-house delivery on Sundays in places where it has not previously existed, unless it is asked for by people receiving two-thirds of the entire correspondence. No such representation in favour of a Sunday delivery has been received from Derry. The only towns, I believe, in Ireland which have not a Sunday delivery are Antrim, Belfast, Ballymena, Ballymoney, Newtownards, and Portadown.