Participate in the EU Datathon 2019 - Be in with a chance to win €15,000!

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on February 5, 2019
Can you re-use open data to promote innovative services? Can you solve other societal challenges using it? Can you create mobile or web apps using open data from different information sources? If yes, the EU Datathon 2019 is for you! The EU Datathon ...
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'Love Data' week is happening from 11-15 February in Maynooth University

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on February 5, 2019
Maynooth University Library is marking 'Love Data' week for the second time this February with a series of talks and workshops by data specialists from on and off campus.  A Building City Dashboards VR demo will take place on the 13th and there will ...
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DISCOVERING OPEN DATA IN HEALTH – WORKSHOP ORGANISED BY HSE AND CO-FUNDED BY OPEN DATA ENGAGEMENT FUND

Published by Gravatar Krystyna Pycinska-Taylor on January 31, 2019
International Open Access week took place from October 22 to 28th 2018 with the theme of the week being ‘designing equitable foundations for open knowledge’. To celebrate Open Access week and introduce the principles of Open Data a one day interactive ...
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Update on availability of the Real Time Passenger Information (RTPI) API

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on January 2, 2019
  The National Transport Authority has provided an update on the availability of the RTPI API - see below. Please find a schedule of proposed times when the open source Real Time API will be made available in January 2019. The API BI stats are showing ...
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Ireland achieves first place in its Open Data Maturity assessment for the second year running

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on December 18, 2018
The Open Data Team welcome the announcement by the European Commission that Ireland has achieved first place in its Open Data Maturity assessment, for the second year in a row. According to the assessment of Open Data maturity in Europe for 2018, ...
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The Irish Experience in Publishing Linked Open Data presented at an EDP workshop in Prague

Published by Gravatar admin on December 11, 2018
On the 6th and 7th of December 2018, a tailored workshop organized by representatives of the European Data Portal (EDP) took place in Prague, Czech Republic. The workshop is a tailored support activity by EDP around Linked Open Data where public data ...
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Appointments to the Open Data Governance Board

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on December 6, 2018
Following a call for expressions of interest, Minister Patrick O'Donovan has appointment the following to the Open Data Governance Board Mr. Seamus Murphy, Chief Digital Officer, AIB Mr Martin Quigley, Head of the Affordable Childcare Scheme, Pobal ...
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Are you interested in Linked Open Data

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on December 5, 2018
  Upcoming event on Linked Open Statistical Data in the European Union On 14 and 15 January 2019, trailblazers from National Statistical Institutes from across the European Statistical System will host a two day event in London, which will: - provide ...
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Open Data Conference 'Harnessing Open Data'

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on November 22, 2018
An Open Data Conference ‘Harnessing Open Data’ took place on 19 November 2018 in the Wood Quay Venue, Dublin 8. Over 130 public servants from a wide range of public bodies attended the conference which was organised by the Open Data Unit in the ...
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Linked Open Statistical Data - Webinar 1

Published by Gravatar admin on October 24, 2018
A Linked Open Statistical Data Webinar took place on October 24th 2018 to present a Linked Data Publishing Pipeline developed by Derilinx in collaboration with Insight Centre for Data Analytics (National University of Ireland, Galway) and ADAPT Centre ...
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Portal nominated for World Summit Award

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on October 16, 2018
The Open Data Unit are delighted to learn that the national portal, data.gov.ie had been nominated as best national digital solution for Ireland for the international World Summit Awards (WSA). The World Summit Awards are a global initiative selecting ...
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2018/2019 Open Data Engagement Fund launched

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on September 21, 2018
Patrick O’Donovan T.D., Minister of State for Public Procurement, Open Government and eGovernment at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform announced details of the 2018/2019 Open Data Engagement Fund on 21 September, 2018. The Open Data ...
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GeoVis Linked Data Query and Visualisation WebApp for data.gov.ie

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on August 31, 2018
The Open Data Unit was delighted to support the GeoVis Linked Data Query and Visualisation WebApp project driven by Dr. Kris McGlinn from the ADAPT Centre in Trinity College under the Open Data Engagement Fund. The goal of the project was to add a ...
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Are you interested in becoming a member of the Open Data Governance Board

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on August 23, 2018
The Open Data Governance Board was established in 2015 to provide strategic leadership and governance, in line with international best practice, for Ireland's Open Data Initiative.  The Board also oversees implementation of Irelands national Open Data ...
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Launch of new website/app. Dwellist. Blog post by Jimmy Loughran

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on July 31, 2018
With the support of the Open Data Engagement Fund 2017/2018, I was able to research, design and build Dwellist - an app (for iPhone (link: https://itunes.apple.com/app/id1410855909), Android (link: ...
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Open Data Engagement Fund - research paper by Waterford Institute of Technology

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on July 30, 2018
Waterford Institute of Technology has completed a piece of research funded under the Open Data Engagement Fund.   Using open data, the research examines the impact of Institute of Technology (IOT) neighbourhoods on third level participation at the ...
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Launch of Dublin’s Housing Observatory Mapping Viewer

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on July 30, 2018
The All-Island Research Observatory based at Maynooth University, in partnership with Dublin City Council and Ordnance Survey Ireland have launched the Dublin Housing Observatory Mapping Viewer which offers new insights into the breakdown of housing ...
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Proposal for recasting of the Re Use of Public Service Information (PSI) Directive

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on July 3, 2018
Following a review and evaluation process, the European Commission adopted a proposal on 25 April 2018 for a revision of the Directive on the re-use of Public Sector Information .  The proposal aims to overcome the barriers, identified in an impact ...
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Final few places left for June Open Data Training Courses

Published by Gravatar Krystyna Pycinska-Taylor on June 12, 2018
The final set of Open Data training courses run by Urban Tide before the Summer Break  will take place on 18th and 19th June.   Courses will then resume in September. June courses are as follows: Monday 18th June 2018 - General Overview of Open Data ...
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Launch of EU Datathon 2018

Published by Gravatar Marian Beakey on June 12, 2018
The Publications Office of the European Union is organising the second edition of the EU Datathon competition that highlights the potential of linking EU and national data. The event started in May 2018, with the final phase taking place in Brussels ...
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Published by Gravatar admin on May 22, 2018
This website is maintained by the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform. The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform fully respects your right to privacy, and will not collect any personal information about you on this website without your ...
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