Frequently Asked Questions
Where is Ordnance Survey Ireland located?
Ordnance survey Ireland is based in the Phoenix Park, Dublin 8. The office is closest to the Castleknock Gate entrance, near Farmleigh Government buildings. To see a map of our location please click here.How do I get to your office by public transport?
Take the number 37 Bus originating in Baggot Street / Wilton Terrace as far as the Castleknock Gate bus stop (Bus Stop No. 1670), go through the park gates and keep walking until you come to a roundabout, turn right at the roundabout. Ordnance Survey Ireland is approx 400 meters down Ordnance Survey Road.
Ashtown station is the nearest train station to Ordnance Survey Ireland. Exiting the station go towards the Navan Rd, cross the Navan Rd at the Halfway House Roaundabout. After 100m you will see the Ashtown gate of the Phoenix park, turn right after approx 150m and continue on this road (the North Rd) for approx 500m. Go straight through the small roundabout and continue for approx 400m, Ordnance Survey Ireland is on the right hand side.
Map of our location.How can I contact an agent of OSi?
We have appointed Place Map Agents and strategically located them throughout the country to provide optimal ready access to customers.
You will find a list of our agents here.How much does a Planning Pack cost?
An OSi Planning pack is a set of maps provided by Ordnance survey Ireland specifically for use in planning applications. They are available for our Map Sales Office in the Phoenix Park or via our telesales team or via any of our agents around the country.
Paper Planning Pack
The standard A4 paper planning pack includes 6 place maps (at the required scale) and 1 record place map (6” scale). However some local authorities request 6 copies of the record place map which will incur a higher cost.
We would advise all our customers to check how many OSi planning maps are required from your local planning authority prior to purchase
A4 (6 + 1) €54.72
A4 (6 + 6) €71.17
A3 (6 + 1) €81.40
A3 (6 + 6) €97.85
All prices above, inc VAT @13.5%
Postage & Packaging €5.68
Digital Planning Pack
The digital planning pack includes a place map in vector or raster format and a record place map. It is compatible with most CAD packages and can be e-mailed directly to your PC.
A copyright licence payment for new customers will be incurred at a cost of €12.85 (Ex VAT @ 13.5%)
A4 Vector €98.82 (incl Annual Licence plus VAT)
A4 Vector €113.40 (incl Temp Licence plus VAT)
A3 Vector €132.02 (incl Annual Licence plus VAT)
A3 Vector €147.61 (incl Temp Licence plus VAT)
A4 Raster €78.55 (incl Annual Licence plus VAT)
A4 Raster €93.13 (incl Temp Licence plus VAT)
A3 Raster €98.82 (incl Annual Licence plus VAT)
A3 Raster €113.40 (incl Temp Licence plus VAT)
All prices above, inc VAT @21%What is the most recent edition of the Dublin Street Guide?
We are currently on the 10th edition of the Dublin Street Guide. For more information or to purchase a Dublin Street Guide please click hereAre OS maps available to purchase online?
Ordnance Survey Ireland has a number of products available to purchase online.
Land Registry maps, Wind maps, Ortho Photography and Environmental Reports are available to download straight to your PC from our online shop.
Historic maps, including the first edition Ordnance Survey dating from 1830’s is available to view from here.
Paper products, like the Dublin Street Guide, discovery Series and our extensive range of Tourism and Leisure products can be purchased from our online shop.Can I get a folio number from Ordnance Survey Ireland?
Folio numbers are only provided by the Property Registration Authority (formerly known as the Land Registry and Registry of Deeds) OSi can however, provide a map which the Property Registration authority may use to search for the required folio number. Ordnance Survey Ireland together with the Valuation Office are merging with the Property Registration Authority to form Tailte Éireann and our services will evolve to reflect this change.
For more information on Folio numbers please click here.Can I copy or reproduce an Ordnance Survey Ireland map?
Ordnance Survey Ireland maps, data and publications are protected under the terms of the Copyright Acts.Anyone wishing to reproduce Ordnance Survey Ireland material, or use it as a basis for their own publications, must obtain a licence from Ordnance Survey Ireland, for which a fee may be payable.
For more information on our copyright policy please see here.How do I migrate to ITM?
The purpose of the document below is to assist users of Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSi) data to migrate from Irish Grid (IG) to Irish Transverse Mercator (ITM).
Please download the PDF for full details: IG to ITM MigrationWhere are the highest mountains in Ireland?
Peak Height Range County Highest In CARRAUNTOOHIL 1,038 Mts. MACGILLYCUDDY REEKS KERRY HIGHEST IN COUNTRY BEENKERAGH 1,010 Mts. MACGILLYCUDDY REEKS KERRY CAHER 1,001 Mts. MACGILLYCUDDY REEKS KERRY MOUNT BRANDON 951 Mts. BRANDON MOUNTAINS KERRY LUGNAQUILLA 924 Mts. WICKLOW MOUNTAINS WICKLOW HIGHEST IN LEINSTER GALTYMORE 917 Mts. GALTY MOUNTAINS TIPPERARY DONARD 850 Mts. MOURNE MOUNTAINS DOWN HIGHEST IN ULSTER & N.I MWEELREA 814 Mts. MWEELREA MOUNTAINS MAYO HIGHEST IN CONNACHT ERRIGAL 749 Mts. DERRYVEAGH MOUNTAINS DONEGAL 2nd HIGHEST IN ULSTER
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