[ILUG] postal codes in Ireland [slightly OT]
cp.hennessy at openapp.ie
Sat Aug 21 11:06:21 IST 2010
On Thursday 19 August 2010 15:00:50 Raymond O'Donnell wrote:
> On 19/08/2010 13:50, CP Hennessy wrote:
> > An Post do indeed have their own coding system all the way down the
> > address model to a building id.
> Any idea how this works for those of us who live in the middle of nowhere?
I'm not sure (actually I'm not sure that the algorythm has even been decided
> I take my hat off to rural postmen and -women: I've had the most
> sketchily-addresses letters arrive safely and on time. :-)
I've talked to the GeoDirectory people before and they've told me that the
post man deduces many things to deliver mail especially in the country side
(eg. Tom Murphy Snr has a BOI account whereas his son living down the same
road has an AIB account)
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