Unleash the Power of 3D Data for Dublin.

Published on April 9, 2019
  Dublin’s first 3D city data hack takes place from the 10-12 May at 1 Windmill Lane, The Docklands.  This Hackathon aims to engage anyone with an interest in 3D data and the built environment, from those working with BIM (Building Information ...
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Open Data Impact Series 3 ' How Open Data can help the Environment'

Published on April 4, 2019
The Open Data Impact Series, organised by Derilinx, in collaboration with the Open Data Unit of the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform promotes awareness, adoption and use of Open Data in different sectors, and supports the publication of ...
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Valuation Office Open Data API now available on data.gov.ie

Published on March 21, 2019
The Valuation Office is pleased to announce the release of an Open Data API https://data.gov.ie/dataset/valuation-office-api The REST Web Services API provides a REST interface to retrieve Valuation Office data in real time in relation to ...
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launch of 'The School Information Map'

Published on March 4, 2019
OSi have launched a free GeoHive story map developed as a joint venture between the National Council for Special Education (NCSE) and the Department of Education & Skills (DES). The School Information Map provides the locations of schools, contact ...
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Launch of data.gov.ie 'Developers Corner'

Published on March 4, 2019
Even for a seasoned developer, learning a new system from documentation alone can be an unappetising proposition. With the launch of a series of Jupyter Notebooks in the Developer’s Corner of data.gov.ie, developers can now refactor and run their own ...
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'Love Data' week is happening from 11-15 February in Maynooth University

Published on February 5, 2019
Maynooth University Library is marking 'Love Data' week for the second time this February with a series of talks and workshops by data specialists from on and off campus.  A Building City Dashboards VR demo will take place on the 13th and there will ...
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Participate in the EU Datathon 2019 - Be in with a chance to win €15,000!

Published on February 5, 2019
Can you re-use open data to promote innovative services? Can you solve other societal challenges using it? Can you create mobile or web apps using open data from different information sources? If yes, the EU Datathon 2019 is for you! The EU Datathon ...
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Published on January 31, 2019
International Open Access week took place from October 22 to 28th 2018 with the theme of the week being ‘designing equitable foundations for open knowledge’. To celebrate Open Access week and introduce the principles of Open Data a one day interactive ...
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Update on availability of the Real Time Passenger Information (RTPI) API

Published on January 2, 2019
  The National Transport Authority has provided an update on the availability of the RTPI API - see below. Please find a schedule of proposed times when the open source Real Time API will be made available in January 2019. The API BI stats are showing ...
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Ireland achieves first place in its Open Data Maturity assessment for the second year running

Published on December 18, 2018
The Open Data Team welcome the announcement by the European Commission that Ireland has achieved first place in its Open Data Maturity assessment, for the second year in a row. According to the assessment of Open Data maturity in Europe for 2018, ...
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The Irish Experience in Publishing Linked Open Data presented at an EDP workshop in Prague

Published on December 11, 2018
On the 6th and 7th of December 2018, a tailored workshop organized by representatives of the European Data Portal (EDP) took place in Prague, Czech Republic. The workshop is a tailored support activity by EDP around Linked Open Data where public data ...
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Appointments to the Open Data Governance Board

Published on December 6, 2018
Following a call for expressions of interest, Minister Patrick O'Donovan has appointment the following to the Open Data Governance Board Mr. Seamus Murphy, Chief Digital Officer, AIB Mr Martin Quigley, Head of the Affordable Childcare Scheme, Pobal ...
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Are you interested in Linked Open Data

Published on December 5, 2018
  Upcoming event on Linked Open Statistical Data in the European Union On 14 and 15 January 2019, trailblazers from National Statistical Institutes from across the European Statistical System will host a two day event in London, which will: - provide ...
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Open Data Conference 'Harnessing Open Data'

Published on November 22, 2018
An Open Data Conference ‘Harnessing Open Data’ took place on 19 November 2018 in the Wood Quay Venue, Dublin 8. Over 130 public servants from a wide range of public bodies attended the conference which was organised by the Open Data Unit in the ...
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Linked Open Statistical Data - Webinar 1

Published on October 24, 2018
A Linked Open Statistical Data Webinar took place on October 24th 2018 to present a Linked Data Publishing Pipeline developed by Derilinx in collaboration with Insight Centre for Data Analytics (National University of Ireland, Galway) and ADAPT Centre ...
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Portal nominated for World Summit Award

Published 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 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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GeoVis Linked Data Query and Visualisation WebApp for data.gov.ie

Published 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 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 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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Open Data Engagement Fund - research paper by Waterford Institute of Technology

Published 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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