Administrative and Statute boundary data is derived from the National Map (also know as 'the Prime 2' database) and supplied as attributed polygon structures which may be incorporated into Geographical Information Systems (GIS). These products are suitable for use as a powerful demographic analysis tool, particularly in conjunction with census data.
The placename gazetteer is a geographical index listing over fifty-five thousand entries. The gazetteer is a bilingual database with the most updated information from Logainm.
All boundary and placename data is available as open data to download from https://data-osi.opendata.arcgis.com/search?tags=boundaries
Here you can find over 60 boundary datasets as generalised and non-generalised datasets including:
- Civil Parish’s
- Administrative Areas (Local Authority)
- Local Electoral Areas
- Municipal Districts
- Gaeltacht Boundaries.
- Electoral Divisions
- Statistical Small Areas/SAPs
- Rural Area’s
- HWM and LWM
Downloads are available in CSV, KML, Shapefile and GeoJSON formats in ITM projection.
For further information and access to data sets you may also visit Data.gov.ie