Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Ireland. 2006 ‘Marking Regulations: Ireland's national report 2006.’ National Report of Ireland on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA), p. 4. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Ireland to the United Nations. 1 July
Firearms present in Ireland would be marked on manufacture outside the State. However, some older firearms may not be marked, in which case An Garda Siochana (National Police) is responsible for marking these.
All SALW held by the Defence Forces are marked in accordance with the OSCE Handbook of Best Practices. The Defence Forces marks its own SALW.
[SALW = small arms and light weapons]