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  • 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 […]

  • Ireland’s Best Family Nature Walks

    Nature walks are a great opportunity to connect with our ecosystem. Books can only bring you so far, and sometimes you need to get hands-on and down and dirty to truly experience nature Whether you’re an educator, a parent, or an eager student, autumn is an especially good time for nature walks: kids are back […]

  • Best Places to Watch the Leaves Change

    There’s a simple thing that Irish people often miss when they move abroad – seasons Watching plants transform to dramatic shades of red, brown and yellow, before disappearing and returning, is magical, eternal and reassuring. Those of you with long memories might remember the term “deciduous” from primary school. Deciduous, as opposed to evergreen trees, […]

  • Ireland’s Best Coastal Walks

    We are drawn to the ocean. It attracts countless walkers, hikers and holidaymakers with its sirens’ call of rolling waves, the mist of its spray and the unmistakable smell of the sea. A sea view has a therapeutic quality, and coupled with gentle exercise, it’s irresistible. For those of us lucky enough to live on […]