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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Ireland achieves first place in the European Commission’s Open Data Maturity assessment for 2017. 

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on November 20, 2017
We welcome the announcement last week that Ireland has achieved first place in the European Commission’s Open Data Maturity assessment for 2017.  According to the assessment, Ireland is best in class in Europe with an overall open data maturity of 96% ...
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EU Commission Public Consultation on a review of the PSI Directive

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on November 17, 2017
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 ...
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SBIR Ireland Call 2 to the Irish Public Sector for Expressions of Interest- closing date 8th Dec

Published by Gravatar Fiona Morley Clarke on November 14, 2017
SBIR Ireland Call 2 to the Irish Public Sector for Expressions of Interest (EoI) is open from October 31st 2017 closing 12pm, Friday December 8th 2017. The competitive SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) Ireland programme seeks to identify ...
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Open Data Engagement Fund 2017/2018 – and the winners are………

Published by Gravatar admin on November 13, 2017
Blog by Emer ColemanDue to the success of last year’s pilot Open Data Engagement Fund, we were delighted to be in a positon to run the Fund again this year and are pleased to report that the 24 applications received have now been assessed by the ...
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UrbanTide - Open Data Courses scheduled for November and December

Published by Gravatar Fiona Morley Clarke on November 9, 2017
 Following the success of our recent Open Data Ireland Initiative Training Courses, we are delighted to announce that, based on indicated demand so far, we have scheduled additional dates for November in Cork and December in Dublin. The Cork date is:· ...
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Launch of Ireland's Sustainable Development Goals Hub

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on November 7, 2017
Check out ‘Ireland’s Sustainable Development Goals Hub’ which was launched last week. This is Ireland's public platform for exploring, downloading and combining publicly available data relating to UN Sustainable Development Goals. Ireland's progress ...
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Get Creative! Open Data Engagement Fund 2017/2018 has been launched

Published by Gravatar Fiona Morley Clarke on November 6, 2017
Launch of the Open Data Engagement Fund 2017/2018Patrick 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 ...
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Joint meeting of Public Bodies Working Group on Open Data and Open Data Liaison Officers Network

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on October 31, 2017
In the spirit of open access week, a joint meeting of the Public Bodies Working Group and the network of Open Data Liaison Officers which has been recently established under the Open Data Strategy 2017-22 took place on Tuesday 24th October in ...
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Open Data Engagement fund 2017/2018 – last week for applications!

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on October 18, 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!The Open Data Engagement Fund (a fund of €30,000), has been developed in conjunction with the Open Data Governance ...
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