This dataset displays locational information for all Ireland’s known Sheela-na-Gigs. It provides National Monuments Service descriptions for each where available. It maps original and present locations (as of March 2017) for each. It was created using publically available National Monuments Service open-data. This was augmented with images and information gathered from the museum sector and Sheela-na-Gig academics and enthusiasts.

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Contact Person Heritage Council GIS Team
Contact Person Email
Contact Person Telephone +353-56-7770777
Theme Arts
Date dataset released 2017-10-14
Date dataset updated 2017-10-13
Dataset conforms to these standards The INSPIRE Directive or INSPIRE lays down a general framework for a Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) for the purposes of European Community environmental policies and policies or activities which may have an impact on the environment.
Update frequency Other
Language English
Landing Page None
Geographic coverage in GeoJSON format {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[-5.5, 55.5], [-5.5, 51.5], [-10.5, 51.5], [-10.5, 55.5], [-5.5, 55.5]]]}
Spatial Reference Systems (SRS) WGS 84 (EPSG:4326)
Spatial Resolution(s) []
Provenance information Data based on National Monuments Service records and information added courtesy of external resources. Co-ordinates obtained via desktop GIS survey. Data is of high quality and subject to change. Requires annual review.