At present, the Republic of Ireland is the only state within the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) that does not use a national postcode system. Almost a third of domestic properties have a postal address that is not unique, with many rural homes using only a townland and county address.
How do I find my postcode in Ireland?
You can find any Eircode by searching an address or by locating it on a map on the Eircode Finder page. If you can’t find your Eircode, you should contact Eircode customer services.
What do Ireland postcodes look like?
An Eircode is a unique 7-character code consisting of letters and numbers. Each Eircode consists of a 3-character routing key to identify the area and a 4-character unique identifier for each address, for example, A65 F4E2. The routing key is the first 3 characters of an Eircode.
Is an Eircode your postcode?
Eircode is the name that has been chosen for the national postcode system in Ireland. Other countries have different naming conventions. In the US they are called ‘zip codes’, in France ‘code postal’ is used, in Germany the abbreviated ‘PLZ’ is used and in the UK the term ‘postcode’ is used.
What suburb is the postcode 2020?
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SYDNEY DOMESTIC AIRPORT, NSW
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Is there a postcode system in Southern Ireland?
Does southern Ireland have postcodes? At present, the Republic of Ireland is the only state within the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) that does not use a national postcode system.
Is there a postal code for Dublin Ireland?
Until 2015, Ireland did not have the concept of postal codes. Areas of Dublin had numbered postal districts, but other than that, Irish addresses were based on names of towns, townlands, villages, cities, and counties.
What is the postal address in the Republic of Ireland?
Postal addresses in the Republic of Ireland. A “Postal Address” is a delivery address as defined by Irish Standard – I.S. EN 14142-1:2011 (Postal services. Address databases), as operated by the Universal Service Provider, An Post.
Can you send mail without a postal code in Ireland?
In 2015 a new national postcode system called Eircode was launched, giving every residential and business address in Ireland a unique postal code called an Eircode. If you send mail without a postal code, postcode or Eircode to an address in Ireland, it is still very likely to get to it’s destination, though could be somewhat delayed.