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Quiz: Which stretch of Irish coastline is this?
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Quiz: Which stretch of Irish coastline is this?

Mar 21st 2021, 10:00 PM 50,258 Views 23 Comments

Can the eagle-eyed of you spot these coastal counties?

This is Ireland's entry for Eurovision 2021 in Rotterdam
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# Maps

This is Ireland's entry for Eurovision 2021 in Rotterdam

Feb 26th 2021, 9:26 AM 40,995 Views 46 Comments

Last year’s contest was cancelled for the first time in its 65-year history.

Maps show distribution of wealth in 14th-century Ireland
# Papal Taxation
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# Papal Taxation

Maps show distribution of wealth in 14th-century Ireland

Jul 26th 2018, 6:15 AM 44,738 Views 20 Comments

They suggest a more complex Gaelic economy than often believed.

Prices of homes near new Luas Cross City increased by 15% over the last year
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# Off The Rails

Prices of homes near new Luas Cross City increased by 15% over the last year

Dec 11th 2017, 6:00 AM 22,800 Views 17 Comments

Overall, commuters living on the Dublin coastline pay on average the most for a property.

This interactive map shows you what London looked like 100 years ago
# Old London Town
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# Old London Town

This interactive map shows you what London looked like 100 years ago

Apr 16th 2017, 8:15 AM 19,387 Views 39 Comments

Photos of tourist spots like Covent Garden, Piccadilly Circus, and Oxford Street feature.

260-year-old map shows plans for avenue to Dublin Castle
# Parliament Street
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# Parliament Street

260-year-old map shows plans for avenue to Dublin Castle

Feb 25th 2017, 8:30 PM 23,332 Views 14 Comments

Dublin City Council published archived photos and pictures of old documents – this map is the oldest of them.

Free financial and legal aid now available for people at risk of losing their homes
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# Abhaile

Free financial and legal aid now available for people at risk of losing their homes

Oct 3rd 2016, 7:32 PM 7,538 Views 32 Comments

The mortgage-holder must be in arrears and insolvent to qualify.

QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Your Way Around Dublin?
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# Sponsored By Flyefit

QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Your Way Around Dublin?

Jul 22nd 2016, 4:04 PM 47,916 Views 19 Comments

WIN a year’s roaming gym membership with FLYEfit.

Your iPhone keeps track of where you've been. Here's how to stop it
# TechKnowHow
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# TechKnowHow

Your iPhone keeps track of where you've been. Here's how to stop it

May 29th 2016, 11:00 AM 63,577 Views 27 Comments

Very little will be affected if you do decide to turn it off.

This Google street view gem involving a horse has just been discovered
# Horsing Around
# Horsing Around

This Google street view gem involving a horse has just been discovered

Apr 21st 2016, 8:09 AM 9,164 Views 2 Comments

Amazing.

Could a massive part of Roscommon become a part of Westmeath?
# Borders And Boundaries
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# Borders And Boundaries

Could a massive part of Roscommon become a part of Westmeath?

Jan 8th 2016, 6:00 AM 23,376 Views 49 Comments

Campaigners say so and they’re against it.

Here's how you can save Google Maps locations offline
# TechGuide
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# TechGuide

Here's how you can save Google Maps locations offline

Nov 11th 2015, 12:18 PM 12,691 Views 8 Comments

If you don’t have the latest version yet, don’t despair. There is still a way to save them.

Divorce, preschool, and hospital beds: A snapshot of how Ireland compares to the rest of Europe
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# Maps

Divorce, preschool, and hospital beds: A snapshot of how Ireland compares to the rest of Europe

Oct 18th 2015, 8:15 AM 29,786 Views 24 Comments

We’ve taken a look at some Eurostat data.

Want to visit Paris? All you'll need is a phone and some cardboard*
# Globe Trotter
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# Globe Trotter

Want to visit Paris? All you'll need is a phone and some cardboard*

Oct 13th 2015, 9:09 AM 8,059 Views 6 Comments

*Google Cardboard, its cheap VR headset, that is.

If Dublin place names actually told the truth...
# Honestly
# Honestly

If Dublin place names actually told the truth...

Aug 30th 2015, 6:00 PM 9,505 Views 3 Comments

Life would be so much easier.

This cool graph illustrates Ireland's 'closest' neighbours
# Go The Distance
# Go The Distance

This cool graph illustrates Ireland's 'closest' neighbours

Aug 9th 2015, 11:53 AM 13,329 Views 4 Comments

Give us all the #MapPorn.

Americans tried to label Ireland on a map, and failed miserably
# Geography Lessons
# Geography Lessons

Americans tried to label Ireland on a map, and failed miserably

Aug 4th 2015, 9:12 AM 5,646 Views 4 Comments

“Wouldn’t Ireland and Northern Ireland be connected to each other?”

Man tells wife he gave up smoking, gets caught on Google street view
# Stubbed Out
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# Stubbed Out

Man tells wife he gave up smoking, gets caught on Google street view

Jul 21st 2015, 7:55 PM 27,638 Views 13 Comments

Caught. Rapid.

19 of the most stunning images from Google Street View... underwater
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# Fishies

19 of the most stunning images from Google Street View... underwater

Jun 5th 2015, 9:00 PM 23,742 Views 7 Comments

Under the sea, you and me.

The rivalry between Apple and Android just got very, very real
# Paranoid Android
# Paranoid Android

The rivalry between Apple and Android just got very, very real

Apr 24th 2015, 3:38 PM 4,717 Views 2 Comments

OH NO YOU DIDN’T.

Why do map makers create fake towns?
# Mapping It Out
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# Mapping It Out

Why do map makers create fake towns?

Mar 21st 2015, 5:30 PM 27,627 Views 17 Comments

Very sneaky cartographers. Very sneaky.

Want to find an alternative to Google? Here are your options
# TechKnowHow
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# TechKnowHow

Want to find an alternative to Google? Here are your options

Mar 8th 2015, 11:00 AM 17,156 Views 19 Comments

Google’s services are some of the most used applications around the world, but what if you wanted to use something different?

Which county is Ireland's most fertile? What illness kills most people? Ireland's health in 15 maps and graphs
# Picture Of Health
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# Picture Of Health

Which county is Ireland's most fertile? What illness kills most people? Ireland's health in 15 maps and graphs

Dec 19th 2014, 7:15 AM 21,610 Views 31 Comments

The Health in Ireland Key Trends report takes a look into the demographics, population health and expenditure on health services.

What are all those buildings in the Phoenix Park?
# Order Of The Phoenix
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# Order Of The Phoenix

What are all those buildings in the Phoenix Park?

Oct 25th 2014, 4:00 PM 41,647 Views 64 Comments

It’s massive, but what are all those buildings?

Someone drew a willy on the Google Street View car's camera
# Google Graff
# Google Graff

Someone drew a willy on the Google Street View car's camera

Oct 9th 2014, 3:45 PM 3,437 Views 0 Comments

In Australia, obviously.

Here's how that storm looked above Ireland last night - in tweets and maps
# What The Fliuch
# What The Fliuch

Here's how that storm looked above Ireland last night - in tweets and maps

Oct 6th 2014, 8:10 AM 5,965 Views 1 Comment

How are the heads this morning?

This map perfectly encapsulates how Dubliners perceive the rest of Ireland
# Dubliners
# Dubliners

This map perfectly encapsulates how Dubliners perceive the rest of Ireland

Sep 8th 2014, 2:15 PM 14,370 Views 7 Comments

It’s all farmers and stabbings, as far as they’re concerned.

Researchers develop algorithm that looks for the most scenic routes
# The Road Not Taken
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# The Road Not Taken

Researchers develop algorithm that looks for the most scenic routes

Jul 9th 2014, 6:17 PM 6,062 Views 3 Comments

Researchers from Yahoo developed the algorithm and found that on average, the recommended scenic paths were 12% longer than the shortest ones.

National Geographic opens its first Irish store somewhere very fitting
# Travel Bug
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# Travel Bug

National Geographic opens its first Irish store somewhere very fitting

Jun 20th 2014, 5:21 PM 22,768 Views 12 Comments

It’s bound to provide much travel inspiration.

Hate football? 16 pubs in Cork and Dublin NOT showing the World Cup
# Soccerball
# Soccerball

Hate football? 16 pubs in Cork and Dublin NOT showing the World Cup

Jun 11th 2014, 6:00 PM 35,496 Views 78 Comments

N-olé, n-olé, n-olé, n-olé…

Google buys satellite company Skybox Imaging for $500 million
# Imagery
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# Imagery

Google buys satellite company Skybox Imaging for $500 million

Jun 10th 2014, 7:20 PM 7,419 Views 16 Comments

The acquisition will see Skybox’s satellites being used to keep Google Maps up to date as well as help it improve internet access and disaster relief.

Your iPhone knows where you've been and for how long
# Big Brother
# Big Brother

Your iPhone knows where you've been and for how long

Apr 30th 2014, 3:53 PM 13,126 Views 14 Comments

Big Apple is watching us.

5 maps of Dublin that will give you a new perspective
# Cartography
# Cartography

5 maps of Dublin that will give you a new perspective

Mar 23rd 2014, 1:00 PM 107,434 Views 61 Comments

You might never look at the capital the same way.

Time magazine thinks Ireland is in the UK and famous for biscuits
# That's Rich Tea
# That's Rich Tea

Time magazine thinks Ireland is in the UK and famous for biscuits

Mar 13th 2014, 12:32 PM 4,741 Views 2 Comments

BISCUITS!?

10 life skills technology has stolen from you
# As Time Goes By
# As Time Goes By

10 life skills technology has stolen from you

Feb 11th 2014, 9:30 PM 58,234 Views 67 Comments

The question is, do we care?

Watch: How Ireland voted between 1918 and 2011
# Swing-o-meter
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# Swing-o-meter

Watch: How Ireland voted between 1918 and 2011

Nov 4th 2013, 1:01 PM 17,545 Views 47 Comments

Ever wondered how political party support has changed (or stayed the same) in your area since the formation of the state? Wonder no more.

Complex politics or simple geography: Is Ireland part of the British Isles?
# Geopolitics
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# Geopolitics

Complex politics or simple geography: Is Ireland part of the British Isles?

Oct 28th 2013, 8:30 PM 99,184 Views 259 Comments

A topic where geography and politics are completely intertwined, we looked at it from the two viewpoints to see how the term is used.

Advertisers can now use mobile phone signals to track shoppers
# Placed
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# Placed

Advertisers can now use mobile phone signals to track shoppers

Sep 24th 2013, 2:45 PM 5,984 Views 21 Comments

By tracking the movement of individual shoppers, advertisements can take advantage of location-based ad campaigns.

7 maps that will make you see the world in a new way
# Whole Wide World
# Whole Wide World

7 maps that will make you see the world in a new way

Sep 12th 2013, 9:30 PM 39,677 Views 57 Comments

Skewed maps provide for some interesting insight.

13 works of art made from Google Maps images
# C-art-ography
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# C-art-ography

13 works of art made from Google Maps images

Jul 21st 2013, 11:30 AM 9,357 Views 26 Comments

Artist Jenny Odell has brought together satellite images of common topographical features to create unusual works.

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