Maps


A collection of links to various map sources that are hosted by OpenStreetMap Ireland including alternate language layers, boundary layers and historical maps

NameDescriptionDonor Info
Main Map ServerMain map server with a range of display optionsN/A
Irish Language MapA map of Ireland with placenames in the Irish language where this information has been added to OpenStreetMapN/A
Boundary Map of IrelandAn interactive map showing all boundaries within Ireland that are currently mapped on OpenStreetMap. These include County, Electoral Dvision, Townland, Civil Parish and Barony boundariesN/A
Historical Map Server - GSGS 3906A map showing the British War Office 1:25k GSGS 3906 which were created in 1940 by the British War office by photo-reducing 3rd edition 6inch (1:10560) sheets (~1910) and adding some contours.Collaboration with the Glucksman Map Library in Trinity College, Dublin.

Gaps in the Trinity collection were kindly filled by the Bodleian Library, Oxford
Historical Map Server - Bartholomew Quarter Inch to the mile (1: 253440) 1940A map showing the Bartholomew Quarter Inch to the mile (1: 253440) 1940 map sheetsCollaboration with the National Library of Scotland
Historical Map Server - British War Office One Inch to the mile (1:63,360) 1941-43 - (GSGS 4136)A map showing the British War Office One Inch to the mile (1:63,360) 1941-43 - (GSGS 4136) map sheetsCollaboration with the National Library of Scotland
Historical Map Server - L.J. Richards & Company Civil Parish and Barony Map of irelandPublished by L.J. Richards & Company of Philadelphia, the Memorial Atlas of Ireland is a rare resource for researchers of Ireland at the turn of the 20th century, in that it presents in clear detail the boundaries of each barony and civil parish in the country--something not usually of focus in maps from the era.Collaboration with the Digital Archives team at James Hardiman Library, NUI Galway