Read the technical framework which underpins the publication of datasets on the portal
Public Sector Information
Access documentation regarding the re-use of Public Sector Information in Ireland.
Greater use and re-use of open data has many potential benefits including assisting public administrations to work more efficiently and with greater transparency. There are follow on benefits to citizens, business and the economy in terms of access to information, encouragement of innovation and economic activity.
This short video released by the European Data Portal explains what open (government) data is, its potential benefits and how to access the European Data Portal. The European Data Portal harvests data from national portals including data.gov.ie
Source: European Data Portal (CC BY 3.0)