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Turning Government Data into Gold

Posted by Dominic Byrne on Mon, 19 Dec 2011 08:04:55 GMT.

We are sitting on a resource that has a potential market worth tens of billions of Euro, that could stimulate new innovations, and that could increase the transparency and governance of public life. That resource is the data held by European public sector bodies. Last week the European Commission took a major step forward on the road to Open Data with the launch of an Open Data Strategy for Europe.

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Irish Government announces Open Data objectives

Posted by Dominic Byrne on Sat, 19 Nov 2011 11:49:44 GMT.

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Posted by Paul Barker on Mon, 07 Nov 2011 13:36:10 GMT.

We're launching a competition to develop ideas and apps for Fingal based on our data. Find out more here!

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Open Data in Ireland - where are we now?

Posted by Dominic Byrne on Mon, 19 Dec 2011 22:38:42 GMT.

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Vote for Fingal Open Data

Posted by Dominic Byrne on Fri, 19 Aug 2011 17:22:15 BST.

Fingal Open Data has been shortlisted in two categories for the IIA Net Visionary Awards.

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Jobs @ DUBlinked

Posted by Dominic Byrne on Thu, 04 Aug 2011 00:34:49 BST.

NUI Maynooth have advertised two positions in support of the DUBlinked initiative

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Open Data Challenge

Posted by Dominic Byrne on Fri, 31 May 2013 21:35:11 BST.

We were at Ireland's first Open Data 18 hour Challenge. Here's what happened ...

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Launch of DUBlinked network

Posted by Dominic Byrne on Tue, 28 Jun 2011 00:25:48 BST.

DUBlinked is a new network for sharing data to facilitate innovation within the Dublin Region. The four Dublin Local Authorities with NUI Maynooth have announced the establishment of DUBlinked, an innovative new data-sharing network. The network is seeking to link data, sectors, skills and people to generate new commercial opportunities for the Dublin Region. DUBlinked will also provide the Dublin Regions first Open Data Platform which makes public data available for research and reuse. To enable the start up phase of this project IBM Research is providing, on a non exclusive basis, a platform of open collaboration technologies and research tools.

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Fingal Open Data has been given a facelift

Posted by Dominic Byrne on Thu, 23 Jun 2011 02:05:51 BST.

Fingal Open Data has been given a facelift and additional features have been added. The site now includes Applications and Blog sections. People have started building Apps, Visualisations and Services with Fingal Open Data. The new Applications section of the site provides a place to showcase the uses that the data has been put to. If you have built something with our data, please let us know and we can feature it in the Applications section. The more examples of inspirational uses of the data that we can feature, the more we can encourage other agencies to join us in releasing data.

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Irelands First Open Data 18-hr Challenge

Posted by Paul Barker on Wed, 22 Jun 2011 23:27:17 BST.

Fingal County Council is proud to partner with NDRCs Inventorium, Dublin City Council, Irish Internet Association (IIA) and Microsoft, to bring you Ireland's First Open Data 18-hr Challenge.

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