Proposal for recasting of the Re Use of Public Service Information (PSI) Directive

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on July 3, 2018
Following a review and evaluation process, the European Commission adopted a proposal on 25 April 2018 for a revision of the Directive on the re-use of Public Sector Information .  The proposal aims to overcome the barriers, identified in an impact ...
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Launch of EU Datathon 2018

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on June 12, 2018
The Publications Office of the European Union is organising the second edition of the EU Datathon competition that highlights the potential of linking EU and national data. The event started in May 2018, with the final phase taking place in Brussels ...
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Final few places left for June Open Data Training Courses

Published by Gravatar Krystyna Pycinska-Taylor on June 12, 2018
The final set of Open Data training courses run by Urban Tide before the Summer Break  will take place on 18th and 19th June.   Courses will then resume in September. June courses are as follows: Monday 18th June 2018 - General Overview of Open Data ...
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Cookie and Privacy Policy

Published by Gravatar admin on May 22, 2018
This website is maintained by the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform. The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform fully respects your right to privacy, and will not collect any personal information about you on this website without your ...
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2nd Annual Irish OSGeo Symposium 2018 - 25th May, 2018

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on April 24, 2018
The 2nd Annual Irish OSGeo Symposium 2018 is taking place in Portlaoise on Friday 25th May 2018.  The symposium focuses on the usage, development and  research of open source software and technologies in the geospatial domain in Ireland.  OSGeo is a ...
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Ireland's first ever OpenDatathon is happening in May 2018

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on April 10, 2018
Waterford Institute of Technology are proud to host the first ever Irish OpenDatathon in May 2018. The aim of the event is to promote the use of open access datasets that have been made available via the national Open Data portal, data.gov.ie. Entry ...
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Small Business Innovation Research initative - Smart Dublin launch of Phase 2 Solutions 11th of April

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on April 9, 2018
Smart Dublin is launching Phase 2 of the Small Business and Innovation Research (SBIR) projects for Wayfinding, Flooding (Gully Monitoring) and Illegal Dumping.  Since last year the companies have been collaborating with local authorities to find ...
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Open Data Impact Series 11 - Driving Open Transport Data

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on April 5, 2018
  The Department of Public Expenditure & Reform was delighted to support the second seminar in the Open Data Impact Series - Driving Open Transport Data organised by Derlinix which took place on 22 March last.   It was great to see such a great turn ...
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Launch of DATA.GOV.IE version 3

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on April 5, 2018
We are delighted to have launched a new and improved version of the national Open Data portal, data.gov.ie, in March 2018, which is the third iteration of the portal.  The previous version of data.gov.ie had been in place since June 2015 and was due ...
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Last remaining places for April Open Data Training

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on March 28, 2018
With just two weeks to go, Open Data Ireland Initiative Training Courses run by Urban Tide in April (Dublin) are filling up, with limited space remaining. Have you booked your place yet?   The dates are: Wednesday 11th April 2018: General Overview on ...
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Open Data Engagement Fund blog - Interactive dashboard using census commuting data

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on March 23, 2018
As part of the Open Data Engagement Fund 2017/2018, Arup created an interactive dashboard using commuting data from Census 2006, 2011 and 2016. Congestion has a profound impact on society, the economy and the environment. In recent times, there has ...
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Register now for Open Data Impact Event 'Driving Open Transport Data'

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on March 7, 2018
We are pleased to announce details of the second Open Data Impact Event ‘Driving Open Transport Data’ which takes place on the morning of the 22 March at 25 Fitzwilliam Place, Dublin 2.  The Seminar is being organised by Derilinx and supported by the ...
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Urban Tide announces details of their April 2018 Open Data Training Courses

Published by Gravatar Krystyna Pycinska-Taylor on February 16, 2018
Urban Tide is delighted to announce that the next set of Open Data Ireland Initiative Training Courses will take place in April in Dublin. The dates are:Wednesday 11th April 2018: General Overview on Open Data (Broad Training)Thursday 12th April 2018: ...
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Join Maynooth University on 13th - 15th February to celebrate Love Data Week

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on February 7, 2018
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 ...
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Urban Tide training - Last few places for Open Data Training in Dublin & Cork

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on January 25, 2018
Urban Tide still have space available at their Dublin and Cork Open Data Ireland Initiative Training Courses which are being held this month and next? Book your seat now! The Dublin dates are next week:Wednesday 31st January 2018: Anonymisation ...
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Article from the Economist

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on December 19, 2017
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 ...
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Key points for consideration from Open Data Leaders Network 2017 – Last part of a 3 part blog from Barry Doyle.

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on December 15, 2017
The importance of engagement and embedding a culture of open dataThis is Part 3 of a 3-Part report. Part 1 can be viewed here, and Part 2 can be viewed hereWhen we first created the Roscommon County Councils Open Data Portal there was nobody standing ...
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UrbanTide announces details of their 2018 Open Data training courses

Published by Gravatar Krystyna Pycinska-Taylor on December 7, 2017
UrbanTide is delighted to announce that they have scheduled additional dates for their Open Data Ireland Initiative Training Courses, for January and February in Dublin and February in Cork. The Dublin dates are:Wednesday 24th January 2018: General ...
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Key points for consideration from Open Data Leaders Network 2017 – Part 2 of a 3 part blog from Barry Doyle, Roscommon County Council

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on December 6, 2017
 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 ...
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Open Data Engagement Fund blog - Barry Doyle's attendance at the 2017 Open Data Leaders Network

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on November 29, 2017
As someone who has led a local Open Data initiative for a number of years now I was delighted to be given the opportunity to attend the 2017 Open Data Leaders Network (ODLN) hosted by the Open Data Institute (ODI) in their offices in Shoreditch London ...
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Last call for December Open Data Training...........

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on November 28, 2017
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:Tuesday 5th December ...
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