You are invited to participate in a research study to understand and measure the impact of open data in the Irish open data ecosystem.
If you have questions at any time about the study or the procedures, you may contact the lead researcher of this project, Dr. Fatemeh Ahmadi Zeleti
Thank you very much for your time and cooperation.
The Open Data portal now includes a number of Impact Stories. The goal of the Impact Stories feature is to give examples of current use of open data while also telling a story with the data and in doing so directly demonstrating the impact of open data.
Ireland continues to be ranked amongst Open Data 'trend-setters' in the 6th EU Open Data Maturity Report published in December, 2020. This report assesses the level of open data maturity across Europe and Ireland ranked in 4th place overall behind Denmark, Spain and France. Ireland scored a total of 92/100 across the 4 dimensions measured: policy, impact, portal, and quality.
Explore our Showcases, illustrating creative ways to visualise and analyse Ireland's data.
An annual Open Data Engagement Fund, which provides support towards promoting the reuse of open data on the national Open Data portal is in place and provides funding towards the development of open data projects or research. The fund for 2020 is now closed and the winners have been notified. A list of the winning projects is now available on the portal here.
An Open Data Strategy for 2017-2022 was published in July 2017. The goal is for Ireland to become a leader in Open Data and to create an environment where the economic, social and democratic benefits of Open Data are recognised and realised.
Last year the Irish Forum on Natural Capital was one of the recipients of the Open Data Engagement Fund Awards. Their project is to host an online Data for Nature …
Open Data Impact Series - Open Data and Climate Change, April 20th at 9:30am. This free event will present international and national perspectives from both public and …
Webinar - March 24th at 9.30am to 10.30am. The new “Open Data and Re Use of Public Sector Information (PSI)” Directive is due to be transposed into Irish law by July …