Data.gov.ie is built using CKAN v2.2 (link is external), which provides a powerful API that allows developers to retrieve datasets, groups or other CKAN objects and search for datasets. There is full documentation (link is external) available for the CKAN API online.
Example API Calls
Get JSON-formatted lists of a site’s datasets or other CKAN objects:
Get a full JSON representation of a dataset, resource or other object:
Search for packages or resources matching a query:
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