We waited years for postcodes to be introduced in Ireland, and then we get eircodes!
It took us a little while at Autoaddress to get our heads around calling them eircodes rather than postcodes, but now it all seems very natural.
The question now is how far to extend the vocabulary, inventing a whole new range of words or stick with existing generic terms? The following are the list of new words we've been trying to get to grips with, together with generic options. We've also run a highly scientific show of hands survey around the office to determine how likely we are to switch to the new terminology.
The process of appending an eircode to an address, usually in batch mode against an existing address database that doesn't have eircodes.