Boundary Files

  • CSO Census (2016, 2011) - Provinces, NUTS, Administrative counties, Electoral Divisions, Small Areas, Gaeltacht Areas, Legal Towns and Cities, Settlements (Census towns, legal towns and environs, cities and suburbs), Garda boundaries, Baronies, Constituencies, Limistéir Pleanála Teanga
    • Dublin Small Areas Boundaries linked to Postcodes, Electoral Divisions & Local Authorities for 2011 & 2016
  • Dublin Postcodes (with/without “Co. Dublin”) by Shane McGuinness - created in collaboration with Yelp

  • Ireland, Dublin - contains only the exterior boundary. Useful for extracting data within specified boundary.


  • CSO Energy & Climate - includes: fuel excise clearances, business energy use, domestic energy ratings, non-domestic building energy ratings, networked gas consumption, CSO climate data rescue

  • CSO data portal - all CSO data available interatively in-browser via click & filter.

  • - Irish Public Sector data in open, free and reusable formats.

  • EU Comission Copernicus - global data from satellites and ground-based, airborne, and seaborne measurement systems. Copernicus is served by a set of dedicated satellites (the Sentinel families) and contributing missions (existing commercial and public satellites).

  • GeoHive - an initiative by Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSI) to provide easy access to publically available spatial data.

  • - publications from government departments and agencies, including news, press releases, reports, and Freedom of Information responses. Includes: Energy Performance of Buildings Directive 2010/31/EU (EPBD), latest standards energy efficiency standards for new dwellings, Cost Optimal Residential Report Ireland 2018

  • Irish Social Science Data Archive (ISSDA) - “Ireland’s leading centre for quantitative data acquisition, preservation, and dissemination. Based at UCD Library, its mission is to ensure wide access to quantitative datasets in the social sciences, and to advance the promotion of international comparative studies of the Irish economy and Irish society.”

  • Ordinance Survey Ireland (OSI) - includes: boundaries, nature & environment, placenames, built environment, transportation & travel, water & hydrography, adminstrative,

  • Planetary Computer Data Catalog - includes petabytes of environmental monitoring data, in consistent, analysis-ready formats. All of the datasets below can be accessed via Azure Blob Storage, and can be used by developers whether you’re working within or outside of our Planetary Computer Hub. Includes Landsat, Sentinal-2, ASTER, NAIP, GBIF, Global Hydro Estimator, Harbonized Global Biomass, TerraClimate…

  • Smart Dublin open data - includes: Public lighting infrastructure, Traffic light usage, Energy Consumption (Gas and Electricity) Civic Offices 2009-2012, Gas Consumption, Building Electricity Usage, Transport & Infrastructure, Bikeshare locations, Traffic volumes, Dart Stations, Roads & Streets, 3D Data Model Resources for Dublin Docklands SDZ, Journey Times, Real-time Passenger Information (RTPI) for Dublin Bus, Bus Eireann, Luas and Irish rail

  • Spatio Temporal Asset Catalogue - The SpatioTemporal Asset Catalog (STAC) specification provides a common language to describe a range of geospatial information, so it can more easily be indexed and discovered. A ‘spatiotemporal asset’ is any file that represents information about the earth captured in a certain space and time. Several STAC Catalogs are live, including: Landsat (catalog), CBERS (catalog), Sentinel 2 (catalog), Google Earth Engine (Collections Only)

  • UCD Spatial Data & Other Datasets - includes: Administrative Boundaries, Agriculture, Air Quality, Archaeology & Built Heritage, Conservation Areas, Economics, Elevation Data, Extractive Industries, Flooding, Forestry & Woodland, Geology, Habitats, Housing, Hydrology, Ireland_Shapefiles, Labour Market, Land Cover, Land Use, Marine Data, Mining, Natural Heritage, Satellite Imagery, Population, Social Data, Soil, Topography, Transportation & Travel, Utilities, Waste, Water Quality, Weather & Climatology, Wind Energy

  • UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) Data Catalogue - a compilation of energy related publications for the United Kingdom.

  • World Bank Climate Change Knowledge Portal - an online platform for access to comprehensive global, regional, and country data related to climate change and development.

  • World Urban Database and Access Portal Tools (WUDAPT) - includes: climate geodata for Dublin & Cork



  • GlobalEnergyGIS - generates input data for energy models on renewable energy in arbitrary world regions using public datasets.






  • DEEP - an open-source database for energy efficiency investments performance monitoring and benchmarking that provides detailed analysis and evidence on the performance of energy efficiency investments to support the assessment of the related benefits and financial risks.






  • Met Eireann Historical Data

  • ASHRAE International Weather for Energy Calculations v2 (IWEC2) (available on purchase) - derived from Integrated Surface Hourly (ISH) weather data originally archived at the National Climatic Data Center. For these selected locations, the ISH database contains weather observations on average at least four times per day of wind speed and direction, sky cover, visibility, ceiling height, dry-bulb temperature, dew-point temperature, atmospheric pressure, liquid precipitation, and present weather for at least 12 years of records up to 25 years .

  • EnergyPLUS Weather Data

  • Kaggle Weather Data - weather data taken at hourly intervals from Irish weather stations (1989-2018)