Invitation: Meetup #12 (Cork) Open Data and Education in Ireland

Are you interested in Open Data and Open Knowledge? Then come along to Open Data Ireland’s next meetup which takes place in UCC, Cork on Thursday January 23rd at 6pm. You’ll learn more about our exciting projects that encourage communities to get involved in the worldwide Open Data Movement as well as participating in the […]

10th Open Data Ireland Meetup

Originally posted by Dominic Byrne here The 10th Open Data Ireland Meetup took place on Thursday 24th October in a new venue at TCube, Castle Street, Dublin. The theme of this meetup was “The Way Forward for Open Data in Ireland”. Tweets from the meetup have been storified at Denis Parfenov @prfnv started off our […]

Statement re: last minute amendments to FOI Bill 2013 in Ireland

Open Knowledge Foundation Ireland strongly oppose the government’s last minute amendments to the Freedom of Information (FOI) Bill 2013 involving an additional charge for multifaceted FOI requests.   Restoring FOI legislation to its pre-2003 form was one of the key commitments of the current government[1].  This late-stage legislative amendment instead compounds the damage done by […]

CKAN Hackathon: Hello from OKF Ireland!

Last Saturday, the ‘Open Data Ireland’ community and the Open Knowledge Foundation Network held a ‘CKAN Hackathon’. This event was kindly sponsored by Fingal County Council, ESRI Ireland and The Irish Organisation for Geographic Information. Developers, designers, journalists, academics, policy makers, creative thinkers, civil servants, entrepreneurs and active citizens all came together to revive open […]