The mark that is made on the your piece of property is a physical mark which is etched into the item. It is very difficult to remove and can be repeated a number of times on the one item. The mark is made by a specially-designed machine which embosses the property item with small dots in the pattern of your Eircode.

  1. You may initially be supported by your Local Authority or Joint Policing Committee
  2. If not already set up as a Neighourhood Watch or Community Alert area this should be done as a first step. Contact Property Marking Ireland to assist with this. Being a Neighbourhood Watch or Community Alert area will allow you to avail of Gárda support and obtain very cost-effective insurance.
  3. You will be visited on request by a Property Marking Ireland representative who will explain how the project should be implemented.
  4. It is extremely important that the project is promoted throughout the community and that at least one public meeting to launch the project is arranged. Property marking Ireland will advise on this.
  5. Identify those in your community who will carry out the property marking. They will have to be trained and only trained individuals will be authorised to use the machine. Property Marking Ireland will provide this training.
  6. Arrange property marking events
  7. Purchase household and small business registers and signs from the designated supplier. Property Marking Ireland will advise on this.
  8. Arrange with the Local Authority to erect signs indicating that your community is part of the property marking scheme.

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  1. The property-marking machine will be made available through your local community development organisation at events throughout your area.
  2. Decide what items you wish to be marked remembering that it is not suitable for glass or other materials likely to shatter. A maximum of six markings per household is envisaged. You may decide to have one mark on six items or mark fewer items but put more than one mark on some items.
  3. Make sure that you know what your Eircode is and bring it with you. You can find your Eircode at www.eircode.ie
  4. Get each item of property marked with your Eircode number
  5. Take photographs of each item of property.
  6. Record the details of each marked item of property on the register which you will keep and which you must use as part of this programme. These registers will be provided by the community group.
  7. Display the Community Protect sticker on each item of property and on your premises ONLY AFTER steps 4 to 6 have been completed

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  1. The property-marking machine will be made available through your local community development organisation at events throughout your area.
  2. Decide what items you wish to be marked remembering that it is not suitable for glass or other materials likely to shatter. A maximum of six markings per business is envisaged. You may decide to have one mark on six items or mark fewer items but put more than one mark on some items.
  3. Make sure that you know what your Eircode is and bring it with you. You can find your Eircode at www.eircode.ie
  4. Get each item of property with your Eircode number
  5. Take photographs of each item of property.
  6. Record the details of each marked item of property on the register which you will keep and which you must use as part of this programme. These registers will be provided by the community group.
  7. Display the Community Protect sticker on each item of property and on your premises ONLY AFTER steps 4 to 6 have been completed

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  1. These are businesses which have a substantial number of items to be marked.
  2. Contact Property Marking Ireland. You will be visited on request by a Property Marking Ireland representative and the property marking will be carried out on site.
  3. Decide what items you wish to be marked remembering that it is not suitable for glass or other materials likely to shatter.
  4. Decide where and how often you would like your property items marked.
  5. Make sure that you know what your Eircode is and bring it with you. You can find your Eircode at www.eircode.ie
  6. Get each item of property marked with your Eircode number
  7. Take photographs of each item of property.
  8. Record the details of each marked item of property on the register which you will keep and which you must use as part of this programme.
  9. Display the Community Protect sticker on each item of property and on your premises ONLY AFTER steps 6 to 8 have been completed. Details of how to purchase these will be provided.

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Higher Education Institutes are considered as larger businesses with respect to property owned by the Institute.

However, thefts from students are known to be a significant challenge and special arrangements will be made for such property.

 

  1. Contact Property Marking Ireland which will work with the Students Union to deliver a property marking programme for students
  2. The Students Union or the HEI should first be established as a Neighbourhood Watch area in order to avail of Gárda support and affordable insurance cover
  3. The Students Union will be visited by a Property Marking Ireland representative and training will be provided to Student Union members in the use of the property-marking machine
  4. The property marking will be carried out on site by the trained Student Union members using a machine provided by Property Marking Ireland. A two-week to one-month period is envisaged for this.
  5. Students will be asked to decide what items they wish to be marked remembering that it is not suitable for glass or other materials likely to shatter.
  6. Students will be asked to decide where and how often they would like their property items marked.
  7. Students will be asked to use their home Eircode number and to make sure that they know what it is and bring it with them. Eircode can be found at eircode.ie
  8. Students will be asked to visit the Property Marking Ireland website to purchase a voucher with the number of markings they require as well as to purchase their paper register. They will then bring their voucher to the marking site in the institute. Vouchers must be completely used on each visit. No refunds will be available.
  9. Each item of property will be marked with the Eircode number the number of times requested.
  10. Each item of property should be photographed.
  11. The details of each marked item of property should be entered on the register which will be kept by each student and which must be used as part of this programme
  12. Display the Community Protect sticker on each item of property and around the campus ONLY AFTER steps 9 to 11 have been completed

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Our Location

Slieveardagh Cultural and Enterprise Centre

River Street Killenaule Co. Tipperary

Contact us

Address:
Slieveardagh Cultural and Enterprise Centre
River Street
Killenaule
Co. Tipperary

Phone:                  052 915 2895
Email:                   james@propertymarking.ie