Danny Carty

Danny Carty was the first Postal Director in Northern Ireland. He was appointed in 1980 and oversaw the service in some of the bloodiest years of The Troubles.

Carty started his career with the Post Office in 1958. He later headed the ‘Naming and Numbering’ project which aimed to tie even the remotest farmsteads to a named road on a map. He was well known for having an unrivalled knowledge of the Post Office in the country and its importance.

Carty was made a non-executive chairman of the Post Office in 1986. A position he remained in until his retirement in 1997.

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