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A strange anonymous email was sent to all Senators today in advance of the postal services bill debate…The Eircode Pimpernel Strikes!!!
The Eircode Pimpernel Strikes!!! The below email was sent today to all members of the senate. We believe this email came the self proclaimed leader of the Eircode tender. Yes you read that correctly, someone involved with the delivery of the state-backed Eircode postcode has anonymously (based on legal advice), jumped ship and is urging senators
Watch Minister Alex White T.D. bullshit the Dail and feign concern for our emergency services use of Eircode. He couldn’t give a shit, Eircode is a billing database for Irish water.
Watch Minister White give a speech to the Dail where he pretends to give a shit about our emergency services and their integration with Eircode. The Postcode Working Group which reported in 2005 actually recommended a good postcode design but every useful feature has been stripped out of it and Eircode now exists only as
Firstly, the modern requirement for a National postcode has changed. The postal market in Europe is liberalised so delivering mail and, in particular, parcels (which are the only real valuable element of the “mail” market left), is no longer the preserve of a single incumbent. For that reason, it is no longer justifiable for a
In a previous post we rubbed our crystal ball and predicted that Capita PLC would win some Irish Water outsourcing contracts in the future. We now wish to apologise for this prediction as it has shown to be untrue in the short term. The Eircode consortium is made up of Capita PLC, BearingPoint, Tico and
Why the proposed new National postcode will make Ireland’s property addressing system worse rather than better! (Gary E. Delaney MSc NT, FRIN, FIS, Lt NS Ret’d) Originally posted 27th July 2014 After more than a decade of promises and missed deadlines, we are told now that we will have a new National postcode sometime during
Need to know who the winners and the winners are of the latest civil service scandal? Well look no further than this post. We show who won the tender, who lost (won) the tender and who mysteriously withdrew from the tender only to win a major contract from the tender winners. We show why unions
A quick recap on the Eircode tender to date… Minister Noel Dempsey declares we are getting postcodes. An Post announce they neither need nor want postcodes. An Post unions announce they are against postcodes too. An Post and their unions are added to postcode working group / postcode working board. Postcode working group / board finalise 9