UrbanTide update: Last few places remaining on Open Data Training - October sessions - book your place now!

Published by Gravatar Fiona Morley Clarke on October 11, 2017
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:Tuesday 17th October 2017: General Overview on Open Data (Broad ...
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Survey on qualitative air quality data.

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on October 11, 2017
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 ...
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Open Data Impact Series: Session 1 - Creating Business Opportunities Using Open Data - 26th Sept 2017

Published by Gravatar Fiona Morley Clarke on October 4, 2017
 Open Data Impact SeriesThe Open Data Impact Series promotes awareness, adoption and use of Open Data in different sectors, and supports the publication of high-quality Open Data.Session 1: Creating Business Opportunities with Open DataThe first ...
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Open Data training for Public Bodies - book now!

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on August 24, 2017
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: Tuesday 19th September 2017: General ...
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A Blog from UrbanTide: Ireland's Open Data training provider to the public service

Published by Gravatar Fiona Morley Clarke on August 17, 2017
In 2014, building on the extensive Irish Open Data activity that has been ongoing for a number of years, Ireland launched its national Open Data Ireland Initiative. Now, as part of this Initiative UrbanTide has been appointed as the single supplier of ...
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Publication of 'Open Data Strategy 2017-2022' blog by Emer Coleman

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on August 9, 2017
As Chair of the Open Data Governance Board, I am delighted to welcome the publication of the Open Data Strategy 2017-2022 which was developed by the Board in conjunction with the Open Data Unit in the Department of Public Expenditure & Reform and in ...
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Launch of HSE Open Data portal and Publication of national eGovernment Strategy

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on August 3, 2017
 Please see below some recent developments which might be of interest to you:HSE Open Data portalThe HSE launched an open data portal today which can be found at http://data.ehealthireland.ie/ .  It contains over 300 datasets which are now live, ...
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Multi-Supplier Framework now available for Open Data Technical Assistance/Support for Public Bodies

Published by Gravatar Fiona Morley Clarke on July 26, 2017
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 ...
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Engagement Fund: Linked Data Publishing for data.gov.ie: Seminars, Methods and Tools - Christophe Debruyne and Declan O'Sullivan, ADAPT Centre, TCD.

Published by Gravatar Fiona Morley Clarke on July 17, 2017
Linked Data Publishing for data.gov.ie: Seminars, Methods and ToolsChristophe DebruyneADAPT Centre, Trinity College Dublinchristophe.debruyne@adaptcentre.ieDeclan O’SullivanADAPT Centre, Trinity College Dublindeclan.osullivan@adaptcentre.ieMost of the ...
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Engagement Fund: Objective Quality of Life Index based on Open Data - Brian O'Mullane - Creme Software

Published by Gravatar Fiona Morley Clarke on July 17, 2017
OverviewOften standard of living is emphasised over quality of life, in part due to the fact that it is easier to measure, whereas quality of life gives the better measure of the success of society. With the resolution of the quality of life measures ...
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Engagement Fund: Agricultural Correlations from Open Data - John O'Brien, Creme Software

Published by Gravatar Fiona Morley Clarke on July 17, 2017
OverviewThe aim of our project was to make it easier to explore agricultural open data and thereby increase public engagement with the data themselves and with the open data project generally.We downloaded the most relevant of the more than 100 ...
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Engagement Fund: Re-calling outcomes from 1st Irish Citizen Workshop on Open Data & Hospital Waiting Lists and launching Workshop no 2 - Open Knowledge Ireland

Published by Gravatar Fiona Morley Clarke on July 17, 2017
 On Saturday March 25th 2017, Open Knowledge Ireland held the first Open Data Citizen Workshop on Hospital Waiting Lists in Ireland. The workshop was well attended with citizens of different professional backgrounds and a shared interest in exploring ...
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Open Data Training Framework now available to Public Bodies

Published by Gravatar Fiona Morley Clarke on July 6, 2017
Under Ireland's Open Data Initiative and as set out in Ireland's Open Data Strategy 2017-2022 (in consultation until 4th July 2017), Public Bodies are to identify and publish appropriate datasets on the web as Open Data. Our Open Data mission is to ...
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Minister Donohoe launches public consultation process for the national Open Data Strategy 2017-2022

Published by Gravatar Fiona Morley Clarke on June 21, 2017
 Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe T.D, today (Tuesday 20th June) launched a public consultation on the draft national Open Data Strategy 2017-2022.Studies show that publication of official non-personal data in open format ...
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Open Data portal wins eGovernment Award

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on June 7, 2017
The Open Data Unit were delighted when the national Open Data portal was shortlisted for an eGovernment award this year and were thrilled when it won ‘best award’ in the general category. The Ireland eGovernment Awards ceremony took place in Dublin ...
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Visit the Open Data Exhibition Stand at the Data Summit on 15/16 June 2017

Published by Gravatar Fiona Morley Clarke on June 7, 2017
The Minister for Data Protection and the Government Data Forum are hosting the Data Summit on 15 and 16 June this year in the Convention Centre Dublin and the Open Data Unit is delighted to have the opportunity to host an exhibition stand at the event ...
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Engagement Fund: Crimes at Garda Station Level and Pedestrian Footfall visualisations by Cyril Connolly, Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Dun Laoghaire.

Published by Gravatar Fiona Morley Clarke on May 23, 2017
As the data visualisation pioneer John Tukey stated one of the great things about working as a statistician is that you get to play in everyone’s back yard! For the open data engagement fund I selected two back yards - crime and pedestrian footfall in ...
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Engagement Fund: Geo Open Data Publishing Best Practices in a Day (training) by Trevor Alcorn, Marine Institute

Published by Gravatar Fiona Morley Clarke on May 17, 2017
The Marine Institute hosted two “Geo Open Data Publishing Best Practices in a Day” training courses funded under the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform sponsored Open Data Engagement Fund at the Marine Institute offices in Galway (February ...
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Open Data portal nominated for an eGovernment Award

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on May 16, 2017
We are delighted that the national Open Data portal has been shortlisted for an eGovernment award and eagerly await the outcome of the 2017 award results.  The ceremony is taking place on Friday 26th May in Dublin Castle.  A full list of the ...
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Engagement Fund: Health data workshop facilitated by Open Knowledge Ireland - one attendee's experience

Published by Gravatar Fiona Morley Clarke on April 28, 2017
As part of the Engagement Fund project, Open Knowledge Ireland has run the first of a series of 4 citizen workshops focused on exploring use cases of open data using hospital waiting lists recently published as open data, together with other health ...
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Government Spending in Ireland, see where your money goes…….

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on April 11, 2017
Discover some of the uses that can be made from open data by taking a look at our ‘Showcase’ page. Data users including government can re-use government Open Data datasets to build new apps, websites or other useful products. A recently added ...
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