2019

Yearly Archives

  • Measuring Distance to Everyday Services

    Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSi) and the Central Statistics Office (CSO) have launched a GeoHive StoryMap and an interactive dashboard which provide an overview of the recently published CSO report on “Measuring Distance to Everyday Services in Ireland” OSi and the CSO have launched visualisation tools aimed at getting geographical and statistical information into the hands […]

  • Ireland’s Best Paved Walks

    Irish weather might not always be perfect, but our climate is great. In other words, while it can get damp or chilly, it rarely gets too hot or too cold to venture outdoors. This changeable, relatively mild weather also means that we have a rich, wild and beautiful landscape. Unfortunately, it also brings muddy, slippery […]

  • History of Irish Place Names Part Three

    We love our Irish place names here at OSI. These names, in both English and Irish, tell a story of how the country came about, from the people that shaped it to the landscapes they lived on. Our first Irish Place Names article lists Dublin, Cork and Limerick, among other counties and towns. While our […]

  • Making authoritative geospatial information more accessible and easy to use

    How Ordnance Survey Ireland is delivering new services, developing its data platforms and strengthening its underlying systems to make it easier for everyone to benefit from authoritative geospatial information. Geospatial information is an incredibly powerful tool. It plays a critical role in enabling policy makers to understand local, national and global issues, develop effective policies […]

  • Dublin’s Best Mountain and Hill Walks

    Not many capital cities offer such easy access to the countryside, but Dublin residents are often just minutes away from some incredibly beautiful hills and mountains Here are some of our favourites, from the handy loop trails to places of historical interest to the most epic views. Looped Walks Dalkey and Killiney Hill Killiney attracts […]

  • 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 […]