[OSM-talk-ie] Obtaining more info from cso.ie
michaelnt at gmail.com
Mon Jan 12 09:33:22 GMT 2009
2009/1/11 Dermot McNally <dermotm at gmail.com>:
> 2009/1/8 Michael Thompson <michaelnt at gmail.com>:
>> Has there been any progress in obtaining some more information from the cso?
>> For instance the electoral boundaries are very restrictively licensed
> Has anybody tried to get access to this kind of data? It would be
> useful, but could be very tricky, especially if some of the
> interesting data uses OS basemaps.
There is some information available, i.e.
Boundaries for towns larger than 1000 at
The electoral boundaries are available unser a restricted nine month
license that doesn't allow re-production on a web site, the data has
also been "smoothed".
"The graphic file contains the boundaries for 3,409 EDs in addition to
administrative county and province boundaries. The boundaries have
been smoothed in accordance with our licencing agreement with OSi
Ireland. These boundaries are for general information only and any
individual or organisation downloading them are required to
acknowledge the terms and conditions under which they are made
I think I read somewhere that someone made an FOI enquiry?
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