Dublin Dashboard 12 themes which connect to more than 1,000 maps and graphs. Photograph: dublindashboard.ie 1:57

Find out which Dublin car parks have spaces right now, how long your journey home will take, and how much of your garden you can cover in tarmac when (...)

 Taoiseach Enda Kenny  at the Royal Irish Academy  where he attended the awarding of gold medals to  Prof Rob Kitchin (left) and Prof  Colin O’Dowd.P hotograph: Aidan Crawley

Research into how to make a city smarter and efforts to understand the impact of climate (...)

Into the west: the M4 motorway. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

What did the Celtic Tiger ever do for us? Well, the roads, for one thing. The years from 2003 to 2010 saw the Irish motorway network expand from a len(...)

Recent arrivals have been able to link in with long-established Irish communities via technology  rather than in the local Irish pub

In their working paper for a proposed “strategy for the Irish diaspora” in 2008, National University of Ireland researchers Mark Boyle and Rob (...)