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Irish Film Classification Office

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Irish Film Classification Office
Basic Information
Business Type
Content Rating Organization

The Irish Film Classification Office (abbreviated IFCO) is a rating organization that rates films and video games for release in the Republic of Ireland.

Theatrical Ratings[edit | edit source]

Image Rating Restriction Status
IFCO-G-C.png General Suitable for all ages. Advisory
IFCO-PG-C.png Parental Guidance Some scenes may be unsuitable for young children. Advisory
IFCO-12A.png 12+ Suitable for ages 12 and up. Those under 12 may be admitted if accompanied by an adult. Formerly 12PG. Enforced
IFCO-15A.png 15+ Suitable for ages 15 and up. Those under 15 may be admitted if accompanied by an adult. Formerly 15PG. Enforced
IFCO-16.png 16+ Suitable for ages 16 and up. No admittance to those under 16. Enforced
IFCO-18-C.png 18+ Suitable for ages 18 and up. No admittance to those under 18. Enforced

Retail Ratings[edit | edit source]

Image Rating Restriction Status
IFCO-G.png General Suitable for all ages. Advisory
IFCO-PG.png Parental Guidance Some scenes may be unsuitable for young children. Advisory
IFCO-12RA.png 12 + "Responsible Adult" Not suitable for those younger than 12, unless they view with an adult. Titles with this rating are not to be supplied to anyone below that age. Retired
IFCO-12.png 12+ Suitable for ages 12 and up. Titles with this rating are not to be supplied to anyone below that age. Enforced
IFCO-15.png 15+ Suitable for ages 15 and up. Titles with this rating are not to be supplied to anyone below that age. Enforced
IFCO-18.png 18+ Suitable for ages 18 and up. Titles with this rating are not to be supplied to anyone below that age. Enforced

The IFCO normally does not rate video games (instead leaving that particular role to PEGI), unless the game's content is deemed prohibitable for violence. The first game banned by the IFCO was Manhunt 2 in 2007. Only eleven video games have ever been submitted to the IFCO for rating.

List of IFCO-rated games[edit | edit source]