Mapping the State: Ireland as you’ve never seen it
In a country full of quangos, State boards and semi-State bodies, it can be hard to get to grips with the sheer scale of the State’s agencies. A new map aims to change that
A detail from a simplified version of Zero-G’s map of the Irish State
‘We didn’t call it ‘the state we’re in’, or ‘look at the state of us’. It’s Mapping the State. And it’s very deliberately meant to be nonpolemical,” says JP O’Malley of Zero-G, a Dublin design agency.
He was part of the team that has created a new visual aid to help people understand and navigate Ireland’s legislative, judicial, executive and local-government structures.