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Ireland Case Study

The Irish Open Data Unit comprises of a small team of 4 people within the Ministry of Public Expenditure and Reform with responsibility for Ireland’s Open Data Initiative. Our Open Data Initiative in Ireland has gone from strength to strength since it was instigated in 2015. In 2019, it was confirmed that Ireland is continuing to lead the way in Europe for Open Data having been ranked top of the European Commission’s Open Data Maturity survey for the third consecutive year. Separately, the OECD 2019 ‘OurData Index on Open Government Data’, placed Ireland 3rd behind Korea and France

Use cases in: Ireland

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  • Regions & Cities
Failte Maps is a product of the Irish National Tourism Development Authority and enables users to view sites relevant to tourist on a map of the area. Those sites include famous historical landmarks, tourist attractions and activities, currently available accommodation, and transportation related sites such as car rentals and taxi services
  • Energy
The Ocean Energy Portal aims to contribute to green economy goals by offering information on the sustainable development of offshore renewable energy resources. The website encourages the increase of indigenous production of renewables so that the supply of energy can be secured for future generations. The available information touches on one of six domains, being: marine data, maps, tools, funding, energy site assessment, management and development.
  • Transport

Users receive real-time information on Irish public transport. The application allows to navigate through stops and routes. Also, users can search by route or by stop number. After setting-up alerts users get notified on bus and train approaches. Also, favourites can be saved that enable quick access on real-time travel information.

Reports in: Ireland

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  • Europe
  • 2022

Open data best practices in Europe: Estonia, Slovenia and Ukraine

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  • Analytical reports
  • Europe
  • 2021

Data sharing as a service: will data services remove intellectual property rights from the picture, and at what cost?

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  • Open data community reports
  • Europe
  • 2017

ePSI platform scoreboard

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  • Open data community reports
  • Europe
  • 2017

ePSI Platform PSI Scoreboard

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  • Open data community reports
  • Europe
  • 2016

Best Practice: Open Up Public Transport Data

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Open Data Events in: Ireland

Open Data News in: Ireland

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Learn about the key highlights of the webinar on ‘Stories of use cases: Open data for the European Green Deal’

On Friday 17 March, the data.europa academy hosted a webinar on ‘Stories of use cases: Open Data for the European Green Deal’. It was the first in a series of webinars on open data use cases that align and support the achievement of the European Commission political priorities. During the session, participants were inspired by three open data-driven initiatives that currently enable the green transition and respond to environmental challenges in Europe. The webinar started with an introduction to the objectives and importance of the European Green Deal and the green transition. Thereafter, the
data.europa academy use cases European Green Deal

A guide for effective data sharing in the development sector

The Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data has recently published a ‘cookbook’ describing the key ingredients for effective multiparty data sharing in the development sector. Multiparty data sharing involves two or more organisations that collaborate to collect, share, and/or analyse data to address societal challenges. Despite the initiatives to better leverage data sharing, only a few spaces provide knowledge and common insight on how to effectively share data. The cookbook attempts to address this gap. The cookbook is based on insights from the analysis of data sharing
Effective data sharing in the development sector

ICES: Find Geospatial data on Seas of Europe on data.europa.eu

The goal of the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) is to become a world-leading marine science organisation that meets societal needs for impartial evidence on the state and sustainable use of sea and oceans. They aim to advance and share scientific understanding of marine ecosystems and the services marine organisations provide. One of the tools they offer to achieve this goal is the metadata catalogue to easily share geographically referenced information on the exploration of the sea. The ICES metadata catalogue is comprised of datasets organised around specific
International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)

Sign up for the data.europa academy webinar “The European Year of Skills and the role of open data”

A webinar on the importance of digital skills and the role of open data will be hosted by data.europa academy on Friday 31 March 2023 from 10:00 to 11:30 CET. It will introduce and highlight the significance of the European Year of Skills, the need for digital upskilling in the fast-changing world and how open data and data.europa academy can contribute. The European Commission has appointed 2023 as the European Year of Skills, focusing on lifelong learning, empowering people with the right tools and contributing to green and digital transitions by developing digital skills. According to the
Webinar on the European Year of Skills and the role of open data