Caution is advised, if the rent sounds too good to be true.
If you are suspicious in any way, contact the Gardaí immediately.
Look for property's eircode and use online maps to verify the existence and address of the property.
Always meet a prospective landlord in the accommodation to be rented, avoid doing so alone.
If you are dealing with an agent, check if they are from a reputable agency.
Ask for identification, a drivers licence & business card etc.
Beware of incorrect contact details and phone numbers.