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  • Walking in Ireland

    Walking Tips

    Walking Tips to Help You Stay on Track From following waymarked trails to understanding access to private land, here is the essential information you need to keep yourself on the right track in the outdoors.   While some walkers prefer a rambling route with clearly marked waypoints and markers, others love nothing more than to […]

  • Esri FedGIS

    Esri FedGIS conference 2017 – an OSi delegate’s experience I recently had the opportunity to attend the Esri FedGIS conference in Washington, an event that invites government delegates from around the world to come together and share their geospatial knowledge, challenges and solutions. The CEO of Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSi), Colin Bray, and I were […]

  • UK GI Agreements

    How Geospatial Information has empowered public services across the UK Ireland’s National Mapping Agreement (NMA) is about to be launched, giving Irish public sector bodies free access to most of Ordnance Survey Ireland’s (OSi) geospatial data. Under similar agreements, national mapping agencies in Northern Ireland and Great Britain have been making mapping data freely available […]

  • GI in Public Sector

    How geospatial information can transform decision making in the Irish public sector Ireland’s first ever National Mapping Agreement (NMA) is here and it’s a big deal for the public sector. Why? Because it makes Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSi) products, which come in the form of maps, aerial photography and spatial data, freely available to all […]

  • Christmas Markets

    Ireland’s Best Christmas Markets and the Historic Origins of this Festive Tradition Did you know that Christmas markets are a centuries-old tradition dating back to the middle ages? During this round-up of the best Christmas markets in Ireland, we took a look at how this festive tradition originally came to be. In recent years, Christmas […]

  • Lough Tay

    Stunning Views

    6 of Ireland’s Most Stunning Views We might not get the best weather in this country of ours, but there’s no denying the fact that we live on an island with an abundance of natural beauty. Everyone has their favourite Irish viewpoints, and it’s impossible to pick the definitive best, but here we present our […]