Portal nominated for World Summit Award

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on October 16, 2018
The Open Data Unit are delighted to learn that the national portal, data.gov.ie had been nominated as best national digital solution for Ireland for the international World Summit Awards (WSA). The World Summit Awards are a global initiative selecting ...
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2018/2019 Open Data Engagement Fund launched

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on September 21, 2018
Patrick O’Donovan T.D., Minister of State for Public Procurement, Open Government and eGovernment at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform announced details of the 2018/2019 Open Data Engagement Fund on 21 September, 2018. The Open Data ...
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Open Data Ireland training courses 2018/2019

Published by Gravatar Krystyna Pycinska-Taylor on September 5, 2018
  We are delighted to announce the dates for Open Data Training Courses in 2018 and 2019, located in Dublin, Athlone and Cavan.   Book your place now at  https://irelandopendata.eventbrite.co.uk   The course details are as follows: General Overview ...
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GeoVis Linked Data Query and Visualisation WebApp for data.gov.ie

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on August 31, 2018
The Open Data Unit was delighted to support the GeoVis Linked Data Query and Visualisation WebApp project driven by Dr. Kris McGlinn from the ADAPT Centre in Trinity College under the Open Data Engagement Fund. The goal of the project was to add a ...
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Are you interested in becoming a member of the Open Data Governance Board

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on August 23, 2018
The Open Data Governance Board was established in 2015 to provide strategic leadership and governance, in line with international best practice, for Ireland's Open Data Initiative.  The Board also oversees implementation of Irelands national Open Data ...
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Launch of new website/app. Dwellist. Blog post by Jimmy Loughran

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on July 31, 2018
With the support of the Open Data Engagement Fund 2017/2018, I was able to research, design and build Dwellist - an app (for iPhone (link: https://itunes.apple.com/app/id1410855909), Android (link: ...
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Launch of Dublin’s Housing Observatory Mapping Viewer

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on July 30, 2018
The All-Island Research Observatory based at Maynooth University, in partnership with Dublin City Council and Ordnance Survey Ireland have launched the Dublin Housing Observatory Mapping Viewer which offers new insights into the breakdown of housing ...
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Open Data Engagement Fund - research paper by Waterford Institute of Technology

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on July 30, 2018
Waterford Institute of Technology has completed a piece of research funded under the Open Data Engagement Fund.   Using open data, the research examines the impact of Institute of Technology (IOT) neighbourhoods on third level participation at the ...
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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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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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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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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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