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8 February 2017
On Wednesday 8th February the second of a series of webinars on Open Data organised by the European Open Data Portal will take place.   The theme is - What can Open Data do to improve transport & mobility?  Registration details are here.The first...
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7 February 2017
A hackathon using HSE, LGMA and other government open data to try and make finding and using government services easier will take place on Friday 10th February in the NDRC, the Digital Exchange, Crane Street, Dublin, D08 HKR9.  The hackathon will...
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20 December 2016
Attendance: Emer Coleman (Chair), Dennis Jennings, Denis Parfenov, Sandra Collins, Cronan McNamara, Daithí Mac Síthigh, Apologies: Dietrich Rebholz, Sue Duke, Barry Lowry, Andrew O’Sullivan, Ashling Cunningham Secretariat: Evelyn O'Connor, Fiona...
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12 December 2016
Blog by Emer Coleman I am delighted to report that the inaugural ‘Open Data Engagement Fund 2016’ was a great success with a total of 29 applications received by the closing date of 16th November 2016.  10 applications were received under category A -...
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17 November 2016
On Wednesday 30 November the first of a series of webinars on Open Data organised by the European Open Data Portal will take place.   This is the first in a series of webinars taking place in the coming months.  This first webinar will be a general...
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8 November 2016
In a collaboration between Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSi) and the ADAPT research centre, Ireland’s geospatial information has been made available as Linked Data on a dedicated portal at http://data.geohive.ie/ and will also be available...
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7 November 2016
Attendance: Dennis Jennings (acting Chair), Denis Parfenov, Sandra Collins,  Cronan McNamara, Barry Lowry,  Andrew O’Sullivan, Daithí Mac Síthigh,  Ashling CunninghamApologies: Emer Coleman (Chair), Dietrich Rebholz, Sue Duke Secretariat: Evelyn...
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21 October 2016
Have you built something that uses datasets from Data.gov.ie? if so, submit a showcase for display! Now more than ever, innovative businesses, start-ups and individuals are tapping into open data to improve and develop new products and services, from...
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12 October 2016
As Chair of the Open Data Governance Board I am delighted to see the launch of the Open Governance Engagement Fund which was developed by the Board in conjunction with the Open Data Unit in the Department of Public Expenditure & Reform.   This is a...
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26 September 2016
Note of Open Data Governance Board MeetingMonday, 5th September, 2016 Attendance:  Emer Coleman (Chair) Dennis Jennings, Denis Parfenov, Sandra Collins,  Cronan McNamara, Barry Lowry,  Andrew O’Sullivan, Daithí Mac Síthigh, Apologies: Ashling...
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4 August 2016
 Open Data Governance Board Meeting Tuesday 12th July 2016  Attendance:  Minister Eoghan Murphy, Emer Coleman (Chair) Dennis Jennings, Ashling Cunningham, Denis Parfenov, Sandra Collins,  Cronan McNamara, Barry Lowry, Dietrich Rebholz By Phone: Daithí...
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14 July 2016
The fifth meeting of the Open Data Governance Board took place on Tuesday (12th July) in Dublin.Since the Board was established, the chair, Emer Coleman, has written about the progress achieved in increasing the number of datasets available through...
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30 June 2016
A year has passed since the re-launch of Ireland’s Open Data portal, https://data.gov.ie, on 30th June 2015; and those 12 months have seen significant developments for Open Data in Ireland.I am privileged to chair the Open Data Governance Board since...
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30 June 2016
 Open Data Governance Board Meeting Tuesday 7th June 2016  Attendance:  Dennis Jennings (Acting Chair), Ashling Cunningham, , Denis Parfenov, Sandra Collins,  Cronan McNamara, Sue Duke, Barry Lowry, Dietrich Rebholz (by phone) Apologies:  Emer...
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18 April 2016
We had a very positive meeting of the Open Data Governance Board on 4 April in Dublin where the Secretariat shared the impressive work that they have been doing with public bodies over the past couple of months. At the last meeting we asked the...
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16 February 2016
Open Data Governance Board Meeting B13 7-9 Merrion Street Thursday 28 January 2016 10.30am Attendance:  Ms Emer Coleman (Chair), Ashling Cunningham, Dietrich Rebholz, Denis Parfenov, Cronan McNamara, Daithí Mac Síthigh, Dennis Jennings, William...
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10 February 2016
Meeting of the Open Data Governance Board (ODGB) DPER B13, 7-9 Merrion Row, Dublin 22.30pm, Tuesday 24th November 2015NOTEMembers:Emer Coleman (Chair), Denis Parfenov (Open Knowledge Ireland), Suzanne Duke (LinkedIn), Ashling Cunningham (Ervia),...
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21 December 2015
“Just as oil was likened to black gold, data takes on a new importance and value in the digital age.” -Commissioner Neelie Kroes Open Data, data that is published under an Open License so that it can be freely accessed and used, is recognised...
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21 December 2015
As temperatures outside reached above 25° on Tuesday 30th June 2015, citizens, civil society, businesses, researchers and public servants assembled in Dublin to discuss the current hot topics in Ireland’s Open Data Initiative. The main purpose of the...
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30 November 2015
Front:  Emer Coleman (Chair) Minister Brendan Howlin, Sandra CollinsBack: (Left to Right) Cronan McNamara, Dennis Jennings, DietrichRebholz, Suzanne Duke, Ashling Cunningham, Denis Parfenov, Daithi Mac SithighThe inaugural meeting of the Open Data...