DaCor


About DaCor

I have been an active member of the OpenStreetMap community in Ireland for several years. I am also a project lead on the #MapLesotho project

2
The following was originally posted by rorym in his OSM Diary. Original entry here In the UK they are doing a quarterly project to map more schools and there is a list of schools in Ireland from the Department of Education, but that only has addresses, not locations. I thought […]

An attempt to geocode the list of schools from Dept. ...


Collaboration with Blueprint Reprographics 1
One of our members, Brian Hollinshead, has been doing stellar work gathering out-of-copyright map sheets for use in updating OSM data around Ireland, one example being the Townland boundaries. The biggest issue with using these sheets is often its quite difficult to get them scanned to an appropriate quality to […]

Collaboration with Blueprint Reprographics


  “Good puzzle would be cross Dublin without passing a pub,” muses Leopold Bloom in James Joyce’s classic novel Ulysses. Back in 2011, our own Rory McCann answered this question as reported in the Guardian and showed how it could be done using OpenStreetMap as the source data. However, the data was […]

The Dublin Pub walk question….answered….again



Back in June a number of OpenStreetMap Ireland mappers came together with Open Knowledge Ireland to help create an interactive dashboard on the current state of patient waiting lists in Irish hospitals. One of the people present on the day, Dan Alexandru Bujoreanu, has a nice write up on the current […]

HSE patient waiting list data – visualised by OSM Ireland ...


Just a very short and quick post about townland mapping progress. In the last few days Louth (brianboru), Roscommon (NoelB) and Kilkenny (murtcostello) all hit 100% completion for townland coverage. The next county likely to finish is Dublin (brianh) in a few weeks. With Louth and Kilkenny done and Dublin following […]

A few targets hits this week – 12th August 2015




So at the last meetup one thing everyone agreed was that we need to get moving on forming into a proper entity. Its something that has been spoken about off an on for the last 2 years and something which we have done little about. With that in mind, I spent […]

Design competition for a new logo


Sadly, due to lack of publicizing about this meetup and the relatively short notice given, turn out was pretty low for this event. However, the nature of the conversations and demo’s went to a deeper level due to the smaller crowd which was a nice side benefit. Some of the […]

2015 Meetup # 1 – Fingal County Council Offices, Swords