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  • Tips for Winter Walks

    We love winter walks. The air is fresh, many trees and plants take on a beautiful new appearance, and the sunlight and exercise can keep the winter blues away Here, we’ll take a look at some charming trails suited to winter walking, and then give tips on how to take the best pictures and keep […]

  • OSi GeoGov Symposium 2019

    Ordnance Survey Ireland held their inaugural GeoGov Symposium in the historic surroundings of the Royal College of Physicians, Kildare Street on 26 September The purpose of this event was to support the implementation of the Public Service Data Strategy 2019-2023, and was itself supported by the Office of the Government Information Office (OGCIO). The theme […]

  • History of Benbulben

    History of Ireland’s Icons Part One: Benbulbin Benbulbin (sometimes spelled Benbulben) looms large over its native Sligo. It feels perennial, like it has always been and always will be. And it has been in and out of national news and historical events since its formation those thousands of years ago. It is, like much of […]

  • Irish Scary Sites Volume 3: Haunted Houses and Spooky Ruins

    Irish history could comfortably be described as “eventful”. In fact, “tragic,” “dramatic” and “gothic” would also frequently apply Combine our eventful past with our powerful weather, inspiring landscapes and then our love of storytelling, and it’s no surprise that we have a disproportionate number of ghost stories and spooky sites. Halloween is a perfect time […]

  • Open House at OSi 2019

    OSi is pleased to announce that it will be participating in the Irish Architecture Foundation’s Open House on Saturday 12th October. Open House is an opportunity for the public to visit building of architectural interest.  Open House OSi will take members of the public on an architectural tour of the OSi Phoenix Park complex and buildings. […]

  • OSi’s Production and Management of GI is Focused, Efficient and Effective

    How Ordnance Survey Ireland is improving the production and management of geospatial information Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSi) is constantly developing its core geospatial data production systems and improving the way that it manages its geospatial information, so that it can provide authoritative data for citizens, businesses and policy makers in Ireland. In this blog, OSi’s […]