Patrick O’Donovan T.D., Minister of State for Public Procurement, Open Government and eGovernment at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform and the Department of Finance announced details of the 2017/2018 Open Data Engagement Fund on 3rd October 2017.
There is just one week left until the closing date for the 2017/2018 Open Data Engagement Fund so get working on those applications!
With just one week to go, our October Open Data Ireland Initiative Training Courses in Dublin, are filling up fast! If you would like to attend then please book now!
The dates are:
Survey on qualitative air quality data.
The EPA currently has an open data consortium project running on air quality data and one of their first activities is to find out the current status of air quality data “open-ness” and what barriers users/potential users of near real time air quality open data are facing.
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.
Open Data Impact Series
The Open Data Impact Series promotes awareness, adoption and use of Open Data in different sectors, and supports the publication of high-quality Open Data.
Urban Tide has announced details of the first Open Data Ireland Initiative Training Courses for public bodies.
Public servants can now register for the following full-day training sessions in Dublin city-centre:
Please see below some recent developments which might be of interest to you:
HSE Open Data portal
Under Ireland’s Open Data Initiative and as set out in Ireland’s Open Data Strategy 2017-2022 launched on July 14th 2017 following Government approval, public bodies are to identify and publish appropriate datasets on the web as Open Data which can be linked to the national Open Data Portal at data.gov.ie.