COVID 19 Data Hub, Datasets and other sources of information

Published on March 23, 2020 Featured
COVID-19 Data Hub   Ireland's COVID-19 Data Hub provides up to date data on Covid 19 in Ireland as well as a number of data visualisations such as geographical distribution of cases.  The information presented is based on official figures provided by ...
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Autumn 2021 Open Data Newsletter

Published on October 26, 2021
The Autumn 2021 edition of our Open Data Newsletter is now available. You can sign up to receive future open data updates here.
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Cycle to School Scheme Report

Published on July 21, 2021
The Cycle to School Scheme report was a winner of last year’s Open Data Engagement Fund award.  It is a study of a prospective government scheme and includes sections on feasibility and potential future outcomes of the scheme.  Here, Carl Lange gives ...
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Active Travel Challenge Showcase Webinar

Published on July 8, 2021
Active Travel Challenge Showcase Event 14th July 2021 The 2021 Active Travel Challenge Showcase brings together twelve powerful tools and applications in one event. All use open data to support and promote walking, cycling and being active as an ...
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Data 4 Nature Workshop

Published on April 30, 2021
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 conference to facilitate the preparation of natural capital accounts in Ireland.  ...
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Open Data & Climate Change - April 20th

Published on April 7, 2021
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 private sectors on how open data is produced and consumed to fight climate ...
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Preparing for the Open Data Directive

Published on March 23, 2021
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 2021. The inclusion of ‘Open Data’ in the title provides clarity and strengthens ...
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Spring 2021 Open Data Newsletter

Published on March 22, 2021
The Spring 2021 edition of our Open Data Newsletter is now available. You can sign up to receive future open data updates here.
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Open Data Active Travel Challenge Competition

Published on March 16, 2021
The Dublin Region Open Data Active Travel Challenge 2021 competition, funded under the Open Data Engagement Fund, is now accessible at https://smartdublin.ie/the-dublin-region-open-data-active-travel-challenge-2021/  This is a competition that ...
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Open Data Ireland training courses - Spring/Summer 2021

Published on February 18, 2021
The new Open Data and Re Use of Public Sector Information (PSI) Directive, coming in July 2021, introduces an obligation for all public bodies to publish available data in open formats (unless access is restricted or excluded). Are you ready? Our ...
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2020 EU Open Data Maturity Report published

Published on December 17, 2020
The Open Data Unit is delighted to see that Ireland continues to be ranked amongst Open Data 'trend-setters' in the 6th EU Open Data Maturity Report published on 16 December.  This report assesses the level of open data maturity across Europe ...
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Do you wish to become a member of the Open Data Governance Board (ODGB)

Published on December 10, 2020
There are currently 2 vacancies on the Open Data Governance Board and expressions of interest are being sought to fill these vacancies by Tuesday, 22nd December 2020 at 15.00. Further details are available here. The Open Data Governance Board was ...
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Winter 2020 Open Data Newsletter

Published on November 16, 2020
The Winter 2020 edition of our Open Data Newsletter is now available. You can sign up to receive future open data updates here.
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Annual Open Data Conference 2020

Published on November 13, 2020
  Ireland's third annual Open Data Conference took place on 2nd December 2020 via Webex.   This year's conference focused on the theme of "The journey from Open Data Publication to Impact - How the publication, reporting and re-use of data enables the ...
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Hale and Hearty Project

Published on November 12, 2020
The Hale and Hearty Knowledge Base, a project lead by the Irish Government, supported by the EU Connecting European Facility (CEF) This is an EU funded project that looks at improving access to health and wellbeing information.  This project will be ...
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Engagement Fund Winners 2020/2021

Published on November 12, 2020
The applications received under the 2020/2021 Open Data Engagement Fund call for funding proposals were assessed by a sub committee of the Open Data Governance Board.  Congratulations to the winning applicants, which are listed below.   We look ...
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The new Open Data Directive? What will it mean for public bodies?

Published on November 10, 2020
Did you know that a new Open Data and Re Use of Public Sector Information (PSI) Directive was agreed at EU level in 2019?  The full text of the the Directive is available here. The objective of the recast of the Directive is to strengthen the EU’s ...
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Webinar Series - Future of Open Data Portals

Published on October 12, 2020
If you are interested in learning more about the future of open data portals you might want to register for one of these upcoming webinars run by the European Data Portal.  This series of webinars will discuss current best practices, experience and ...
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Webinar ‘Smart Districts: Fast-tracking Innovation’.

Published on October 12, 2020
As part of Public Sector Innovation Week 2020,  Smart Dublin are holding a webinar ‘Smart Districts: Fast-tracking Innovation’. If you are interested in learning more about the Smart Dublin ‘District Approach’ and how technology projects are helping ...
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Data Publication & Technical Framework course – Places available (30th Sept-1st Oct)

Published on September 24, 2020
There are still a few places available on next week’s Data Publication & Technical Framework course (30th Sept-1st Oct) This course gives you the tools and techniques to prepare your data for publication as Open Data. These places will fill up ...
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Maternity Evaluation Dashboard for Hospital and At-Home Care - Open Data Project

Published on September 11, 2020
The Open Data Engagement Fund has been running successfully for 4 years now and an integral part of the process is letting the open data community and the general public know about the projects that have received funding.  In 2019, the MEDHA Care ...
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