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Saturday 4 February 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# eircode

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# Your Say
Poll: Do you use your Eircode?
A campaign encouraging people to mark their property with their Eircode is being launched today.
# Your Say
Poll: Three years since it was launched, do you use Eircode?
Ireland’s modern postcode system cost €38m to develop before it officially launched in 2015.
Here are the most expensive places to buy a home in Ireland by Eircode
Parts of south Dublin were the most expensive, while parts of Monaghan, Mayo and Roscommon were the least expensive.
# daily fresh
It's time Ireland confessed its true love for Eircodes
They’re actually dead handy if you live in the country.
# Mental Health
'Eircode lottery' determines if your child gets to see a psychologist, says TD
80% of those on a waiting list for a psychological appointment are between the five to 17 year age group.
# ah lads
EastEnders made an absolute hames of this letter addressed to Ireland
It’s not making it out of London.
# digits
An Post criticised for not using Eircodes, but do you use them?
The state has spent €38 million on developing, rolling out and advertising Eircode.
# postcode lottery
These are the most expensive places to buy a home outside Dublin by Eircode
The CSO’s latest residential property price index shows an annual increase of 9.6% in the cost of homes in Ireland.
# denis naughten
Loophole allows Eircode to run adverts which falsely imply codes save lives
The advert, which ran on both television and radio stations, claimed an Eircode would help emergency services “find you faster”.
# first steps
Giving out about Eircode is like criticising a baby's inability to run - Minister
The postcode system, launched last July, cost some €38 million to implement.
# factcheck
FactCheck: Has Eircode really "saved lives"?’s FactCheck examines a bold claim made by Minister Denis Naughten.
# 999
The introduction of Eircode has "saved lives", minister says
Communications Minister Denis Naughten says ambulances are now reaching houses quicker.
# dispatched
Ambulances are going to start using Eircodes, but it will cost them
The National Ambulance Service had to update their systems to use them.
# eircode
The millions spent on that new postcode system might not even be worth it
A new report estimates that €38 million will be spent on the new Eircode system.
# make it clearer
The government wants to stop you making mistakes on your passport form
Passport cards are going to become available from the end of September.
# why oh why
One for the front door, one for the back: some people have been getting two Eircodes
Quite a few people have been send two Eircodes, in the weeks since the new system’s launch.
# eircode
Ireland's new postcode system launches today - here's what you need to know
You can find out your home’s unique identifier from this morning.
# Questions and Answers
Can an Eircode change your address? No - here's why
We put your questions to the Department of Communications.
# eircode
10 of the most enjoyable Twitter reactions to Eircode
People are RIPPING into it.
# news wrap
Today's top stories in 6 seconds
All the day’s news so far? You’ll find it here.
# in the mail
We've (finally) been told when Ireland’s new postcodes get delivered
Eircode has been in the pipeline for quite a while now.
# eircode
Survey finds that businesses aren't that crazy about the new Eircode system
Half of business owners asked did not feel the new post code system would impact on their business.
# post code
Claims that Eircode will 'confuse emergency services and cost lives' denied
Emergency services fear that the ‘random nature’ of the code could mean that first responders have difficulty in getting to the scene of an incident.
# Postcodes
8 arguments for and against postcodes in Ireland
Change is good. Or is it?
# SMEs
'When it comes to state tenders, there is a fear of small businesses'
The EU says Ireland breached a directive in tendering for Eircode.
# eircode
The Data Protection Commissioner is very worried about the new postcode system. Here's why...
The office says that “in the Irish context, a person’s home address is an important part of their identity.
# eircode
Here's what Ireland's new system of postcodes will look like
The format of the seven-digit Eircode has been detailed.