Townlands


Rory has added a nice heatmap to the townlands.ie website ( http://www.townlands.ie/page/maps/ ) which changes colour based on when the townland was added to the database. The image below shows the state of play on the 27th January 2016.

Townland Heat Map


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


Firstly congratulations to Stephen_Co_Antrim on achieving 10,006 townland’s!!  Given that there are approximately 64,000 townland’s in Ireland, he has completed about 1/6th of the Island all by himself!     Meanwhile townland coverage stands at 45,424 (74.3%) with County Monaghan now 100%, with just County Cavan remaining to complete Ulster.

A few targets hit this week – 28th November 2015



Townlands.ie is a project maintained by Rory McCann, which shows Ireland’s historic and current administrative divisions using data from OpenStreetMap.org and Logainm.ie. He has called for people to help translate the site into different languages.  Some of you using the site may have already noticed that multiple language icons have […]

Help translate townlands.ie


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