AIRO have developed a data visualisation presenting a summary of long term Live Register figures between January 2007 and September 2015. These figures allow us to monitor the changing landscape in relation to Live Register claimants across a sustained period of contrasting economic conditions. 

AIRO have updated their Recorded Crime Monitoring Tool across the Republic of Ireland with new CSO data available at Garda Divisionional level for the second quarter of 2015.


AIRO, in conjunction with NCG, have just re-launched their Historical Mapping Atlas for all 32 counties across the island of Ireland. The data contained within these online atlases include Irish Population Change data for every decade between 1841 and 2002 and Irish Famine Data relating to agriculture, population density and housing data between the years 1841 and 1851.


On Thursday July 9th the Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSi) with support from DECNR and DPER, held an information session on a proposal to introduce a public sector National Mapping Agreement (NMA) for Ireland.


In cooperation with Southside Partnership, AIRO have just launched a new socio-economic profile of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown. The aim of the report is to provide Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown LCDC with a socio-economic profile of the county based on data from Census 2011.


Postcodes, or Eircodes, are on the way and it's now expected that they will be launched at some stage during the summer rather than the previously expected spring launch date.


The All-Island HP Deprivation Index is a joint project that has been developed by Trutz Haase and Dr Jonathan Pratschke in collaboration with the International Centre for Local and Regional Development (ICLRD) and the All-Island Research Observatory (AIRO) at Maynooth University.


The Eircom Spider Awards, the longest standing and most prestigious digital awards in Ireland, took place last night at the Convention Centre Dublin.  Hosted by Jennifer Maguire and Bernard O’Shea from 2FM’s Breakfast Republic, the Eircom Spiders reward Irish businesses and community organisations for digital excellence.


This short piece will provide a useful commentary on some of the key datasets and sources that can be used to develop the Socio-Economic Baseline that will act as a key resource in the Preparation stage of the new LECPs.



Centre for Cross Border Studies (CCBS) Director Ruth Taillon and Justin Gleeson, Director of the All-Island Research Observatory, Maynooth University delivered presentations at a seminar in Strasbourg on 16 and 17 September, on “Prospects for effective transfrontier co-operation in Europe”.


The long standing AIRO Residential Property Index monitoring data viz has been updated to present the latest CSO data relating to the change in property prices in Dublin, Ireland (excluding Dublin) and all of Ireland.


The Programmable City project team at NIRSA have just launched the Dublin Dashboard, one of the first major outputs from the project.  Below is a short video overview, part of the press release, and slides from the launch.


On 8th May 2014 Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSi) launched a report by independent economic consultants INDECON into the economic value of the geospatial industry in Ireland.