EU Commission Public Consultation on a review of the PSI Directive

Public online consultation on the review of the PSI Directive


In preparation of the review of the Re-Use of Public Service Information (PSI) Directive, the European Commission has launched a public online consultation. It seeks views on how to improve accessibility and re-use of public and publicly funded data, and also considers access to and use of privately held data of public interest.


Join Maynooth University on 13th - 15th February to celebrate Love Data Week

Love Data Week is a social media event coordinated by research data specialists, mostly working in academic and research libraries or data archives/centres who believe research data is the foundation of the scholarly record and crucial for advancing our knowledge of the world around us. 

Article from the Economist

A good news story……

The Economist recently published an article on 'How Openness Can Transform Society' including through its use of Open Data. The article, available at the link below, mentions the Health Service Executive’s open data project and strategy in a positive light.


Key points for consideration from Open Data Leaders Network 2017 – Part 2 of a 3 part blog from Barry Doyle, Roscommon County Council


This is Part 2 of a 3-Part report from Barry Doyle, GIS Officer, Roscommon County Council who attended the 2017 Open Data Leaders Network(link is external) (ODLN) hosted by the Open Data Institute(link is external) (ODI) in their offices in Shoreditch London in October 2017.  Part 1 can be viewed here

Last call for December Open Data Training...........

With less than two weeks to go until the Dublin training courses, spaces are filling fast. If you would like to register for the Dublin Open Data Ireland Initiative Training Courses, please do so very soon!


The Dublin dates are:

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