Related Rule
Practice Relating to Rule 15. The Principle of Precautions in Attack
Section B. Avoidance or minimization of incidental damage
Ireland’s Basic LOAC Guide (2005) provides a list of “Soldiers Rules”, including: “Employ methods of attack which will achieve your objective with the least amount of incidental civilian damage.” 
Ireland, Basic Guide to the Law of Armed Conflict, TP/TRG/01-2005, Director of Defence Forces Training, Department of Defence, July 2005, p. 13.
Ireland’s Geneva Conventions Act (1962), as amended in 1998, provides that any “minor breach” of the 1977 Additional Protocol I, including violations of Article 57(4), and any “contravention” of the 1977 Additional Protocol II, including violations of Article 13(2), are punishable offences. 
Ireland, Geneva Conventions Act, 1962, as amended in 1998, Section 4(1) and (4).