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#Postcodes

# postcodes - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Giving out about Eircode is like criticising a baby's inability to run - Minister
# First Steps
# First Steps

Giving out about Eircode is like criticising a baby's inability to run - Minister

Jul 14th 2016, 9:16 AM 17,740 Views 201 Comments

The postcode system, launched last July, cost some €38 million to implement.

# postcodes - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

The millions spent on that new postcode system might not even be worth it
# Eircode
# Eircode

The millions spent on that new postcode system might not even be worth it

Sep 29th 2015, 2:11 PM 23,882 Views 83 Comments

A new report estimates that €38 million will be spent on the new Eircode system.

# postcodes - Sunday 26 July, 2015

One for the front door, one for the back: some people have been getting two Eircodes
# Why Oh Why
# Why Oh Why

One for the front door, one for the back: some people have been getting two Eircodes

Jul 26th 2015, 8:15 AM 22,365 Views 85 Comments

Quite a few people have been send two Eircodes, in the weeks since the new system’s launch.

# postcodes - Friday 21 November, 2014

Your new postcode won't say 'F1CK' or 'IRA'. Here's why
# Offensive
# Offensive

Your new postcode won't say 'F1CK' or 'IRA'. Here's why

Nov 21st 2014, 9:19 AM 31,954 Views 144 Comments

“FECK will not be in there.”

# postcodes - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Poll: How do you feel about postcodes?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How do you feel about postcodes?

Oct 1st 2014, 8:51 AM 18,431 Views 127 Comments

They’re a-coming.

# postcodes - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

8 arguments for and against postcodes in Ireland
# Postcodes
From The Daily Edge
# Postcodes

8 arguments for and against postcodes in Ireland

Sep 30th 2014, 9:30 PM 40,855 Views 79 Comments

Change is good. Or is it?

# postcodes - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

€1.83bn spent on Dublin property in the first 6 months of this year
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

€1.83bn spent on Dublin property in the first 6 months of this year

Sep 10th 2014, 11:19 PM 5,495 Views 11 Comments

This is an increase of 45% on the same period last year.

# postcodes - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

'When it comes to state tenders, there is a fear of small businesses'
# SMEs
# SMEs

'When it comes to state tenders, there is a fear of small businesses'

Aug 12th 2014, 4:32 PM 11,866 Views 33 Comments

The EU says Ireland breached a directive in tendering for Eircode.

# postcodes - Monday 12 May, 2014

The Data Protection Commissioner is very worried about the new postcode system. Here's why...
# Eircode
# Eircode

The Data Protection Commissioner is very worried about the new postcode system. Here's why...

May 12th 2014, 10:45 PM 46,772 Views 118 Comments

The office says that “in the Irish context, a person’s home address is an important part of their identity.

# postcodes - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

8 typically Irish postcodes we should definitely hang on to
# Dip In The Road
From The Daily Edge
# Dip In The Road

8 typically Irish postcodes we should definitely hang on to

Jan 28th 2014, 1:12 PM 48,308 Views 70 Comments

If you hit Flynn’s you’ve gone too far.

# postcodes - Monday 18 November, 2013

Government to open up new postcode database to businesses – at a cost
# Postcodes
# Postcodes

Government to open up new postcode database to businesses – at a cost

Nov 18th 2013, 10:02 PM 34,532 Views 107 Comments

The new system will give each address, including individual apartments in one building, their own unique code.

# postcodes - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Did you hear Donegal is getting its own special postcodes?
# Up The Hill
From The Daily Edge
# Up The Hill

Did you hear Donegal is getting its own special postcodes?

Oct 9th 2013, 10:55 AM 10,973 Views 9 Comments

Up the lane… NO, not THAT lane!

# postcodes - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Confirmed: New national postcode system to be rolled out by Spring 2015
# In The Post
# In The Post

Confirmed: New national postcode system to be rolled out by Spring 2015

Oct 8th 2013, 2:22 PM 22,396 Views 195 Comments

A consortium headed by Capita Ireland has won the tender to develop, implement and operate the new postcode system.

# postcodes - Friday 27 September, 2013

Details of new postcode system to be announced shortly
# Stamp Of Approval
# Stamp Of Approval

Details of new postcode system to be announced shortly

Sep 27th 2013, 6:45 AM 16,716 Views 101 Comments

The postcode system is expected to be fully operational by September 2014.

# postcodes - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Oireachtas agenda: Postcodes and stiff financial regulations
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

Oireachtas agenda: Postcodes and stiff financial regulations

Jul 4th 2013, 7:20 AM 3,517 Views 4 Comments

Pat Rabbitte will be shooting the breeze with senators on the sustainability of the postal service and post offices around Ireland. Abortion is still up for debate in committees and will the financial regulator get some teeth?

# postcodes - Friday 21 June, 2013

We'll know in three months if Ireland's getting a postcode system
# Postcodes
# Postcodes

We'll know in three months if Ireland's getting a postcode system

Jun 21st 2013, 7:45 PM 15,704 Views 105 Comments

Pat Rabbitte says he’s committed to postcodes and a final decision will be made “no later than the third quarter” of 2013.

# postcodes - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

Emergency services call for postcodes to help them reach people in need
# Emergency
# Emergency

Emergency services call for postcodes to help them reach people in need

Nov 22nd 2011, 4:15 PM 4,180 Views 37 Comments

Fire and ambulance personnel are being delayed from attending callouts, as addresses in some areas are so vague.

# postcodes - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Jul 27th 2011, 8:01 PM 1,634 Views 2 Comments

In today’s fix: Postcodes may be on the way, Ireland’s broadband is up to speed, fun in the sun, and the beach comes to Dublin Castle…

Postcodes could be on the way as postal reform bill clears Oireachtas
# Postcodes
# Postcodes

Postcodes could be on the way as postal reform bill clears Oireachtas

Jul 27th 2011, 4:16 PM 1,274 Views 33 Comments

The Communications Regulation (Postal Service) Bill was passed last night – clearing the way for a postcode system.