OSMIE



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


The OSM community have just surpassed the 47,000 townlands mark!  Earlier last week http://www.townlands.ie, stopped updating (new townlands stopped appearing as they were added).   After an investigation into the problem it was found that the database had grown so much that an upgrade is needed!   The administrator (RoryM) […]

Targets hit this week – 23rd December 2015



My name is Dermot, and I’m a Mapaholic. I started adding bits of Ireland to OpenStreetMap early in 2007 and I haven’t stopped yet. When I started, there were pockets of coverage and a few interurban roads mapped. But basic things like a coastline were still missing. I was immediately bitten […]

90 Young mappers and one flabbergasted older one!


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 ...