Related Rule
Ireland
Practice Relating to Rule 2. Violence Aimed at Spreading Terror among the Civilian Population
Ireland’s Basic LOAC Guide (2005) states: “Attacks or threats of violence intended to terrorise the civilian population are also prohibited.” 
Ireland, Basic Guide to the Law of Armed Conflict, TP/TRG/01-2005, Director of Defence Forces Training, Department of Defence, July 2005, p. 10.
Ireland’s Geneva Conventions Act (1962), as amended in 1998, provides that any “minor breach” of the 1949 Geneva Conventions, including violations of Article 33 of the Geneva Convention IV, and any “minor breach” of the 1977 Additional Protocol I, including violations of Article 51(2), as well as any “contravention” of the 1977 Additional Protocol II, including violations of Articles 4(2)(d) and 13(2), are punishable offences. 
Ireland, Geneva Conventions Act, 1962, as amended in 1998, Section 4(1) and (4).