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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
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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
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.
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.
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Open data best practices in Europe: Estonia, Slovenia and Ukraine
Data sharing as a service: will data services remove intellectual property rights from the picture, and at what cost?
Imeachtaí Sonraí Oscailte: Éire
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European Single Access Point: harvesting guidelines for Member States
In the framework of the Data Governance Act (DGA), the European Commission shall establish a European Single Access Point (ESAP), which will be integrated into data.europa.eu. As a searchable electronic European register, the ESAP will collect, partially mirror, and render the data provided by national single information points (NSIPs). NSIPs will assist potential re-users in finding information on what protected data (e.g., personal, or commercially confidential data) can be reused under specific conditions. They are to be established by the EU Member States by 24 September 2023. For the
Discover the data.europa academy: Second course, ‘Understanding the legal side of open data’
The second course of the restructured data.europa academy aims to enhance the understanding of how legislation and regulations can impact the publication and reuse of open data. The course ‘Understanding the legal side of open data’ introduces the different types of open data licenses and provides information and tools to select the appropriate one. Furthermore, it presents the current legal challenges related to the use and distribution of open data. The course consists of three lessons. The first lesson, Open data licensing, explains the concept of open data licensing and what it means in
EU Diversity Month: creating a diverse and inclusive workspace
May is EU Diversity month, dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace and across societies. To acknowledge the efforts of organisations in building equal and inclusive environments, the European Commission organised the second edition of the European Capitals of Inclusion and Diversity Award. This year, the winners span across seven Member States: Belgium, Croatia, Finland, Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain. Diversity and Inclusion encompass the representation and visibility of different groups in terms of sex, racial or ethnic origin
International Day for Biological Diversity and the role of open data
Today, we celebrate International Day for Biological Diversity, raising awareness for a thriving planet where all creatures can flourish. This year’s theme ‘From Agreement to Action: Build Back Biodiversity’ follows the new Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (GFB), which emerged from the 15th Conference of Parties to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity. Biological diversity includes all ecosystems and the interactions among their members. It creates food chains and plays an important role in healthcare, for example through the production of traditional plant-based medicines