EU Commission Public Consultation on a review of the PSI Directive

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 improve accessibility and re-use of public and publicly funded data, and also considers access to and use of privately held data of public interest.


Key points for consideration from Open Data Leaders Network 2017 – Part 2 of a 3 part blog from Barry Doyle, Roscommon County Council


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 Shoreditch London in October 2017.  Part 1 can be viewed here

Last call for December Open Data Training...........

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:

Launch of Ireland's Sustainable Development Goals Hub

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 against each Goal is measured using a set of globally agreed Indicators with data currently available for 12 of the 17 Goals.

Joint meeting of Public Bodies Working Group on Open Data and Open Data Liaison Officers Network

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 Government Building. Some 70 public service officials from across a broad spectrum of organisations attended.

Survey on qualitative air quality data.

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 users/potential users of near real time air quality open data are facing.

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