GIS Case Studies in the Public Sector

The benefits of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are employed by many organisation in the private and public sector. Below is a sample of case studies in the Public Sector.

  • BIM

  • Bord Iascaigh Mhara

    Bord Iascaigh Mhara is the Irish State agency with responsibility for developing the Irish Sea Fishing and Aquaculture industries. Read more about this GIS case study here…

  • Coillte

  • Coillte

    Coillte is a commercial company operating in forestry, land based businesses, renewable energy and panel products. The company employs approx 1,200 people and was established in 1988. Read more about this GIS case study here…

  • Marine Institute

  • Marine Institute

    The Marine Institute is the national agency responsible for Marine Research, Technology Development and Innovation. Read more about this GIS case study here…

  • Teagasc

  • Teagasc

    Teagasc is the agriculture and food development authority of Ireland and is designed to reward farmers for carrying out their farming activities in an environmentally friendly manner. Read more about this GIS case study here…

  • Failte Ireland

  • Failte Ireland

    Failte Ireland is the National Tourism Development Authority whose role is to promote Irish Tourism at home and abroad. In order to assist its tourism promotion activities, Failte Ireland decided to create a web-site www.discoverireland.ie with an online map system. Read more about this GIS case study here…

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  • Irish Sports Council

    The Irish Sports Council is the statutory national body with responsibility to plan, lead and co-ordinate the sustainable development of competitive and recreational sport in Ireland. The vision of the Irish Sports Council is one where sport contributes to enhancing the quality of Irish life. Read more about this GIS case study here…

  • Shannon Development

  • Shannon Development

    Shannon Development is a government owned regional development company dedicated to promoting and developing the Shannon Region of Ireland. Shannon Development needed to create spatial data as an integrated part of their day-to-day work. Read more about this GIS case study here…

  • Údaras na Gaeltachta

  • Údarás na Gaeltachta

    Established in 1980, Údarás na Gaeltachta is the regional authority responsible for the economic, social and cultural development of the Gaeltacht. Read more about this GIS case study here…

  • Waterways Ireland

  • Waterways Ireland

    Waterways Ireland is one of the two North/South Implementation Bodies that are co-sponsored by the Department of Community Rural & Gaeltacht Affairs in the South and the Department of Culture, Arts & Leisure in the North. Read more about this GIS case study here…

  • An Post

  • An Post

    An Post is a major commercial organisation providing a wide range of services which encompass postal, communication, retail and money transmission services. Read more about this GIS case study here…

  • Bord Gáis

  • Bord Gáis Networks

    Bord Gáis Networks is a business unit within Bord Gáis which builds, operates and maintains the natural gas network in the Republic of Ireland. Read more about this GIS case study here…