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About the Cork Dashboard

The Cork Dashboard provides citizens, public sector workers and companies with real-time information, time-series indicator data, and interactive maps about all aspects of Cork county and city. It enables users to gain detailed, up to date intelligence about the city that aids everyday decision making and fosters evidence-informed analysis.

The Cork Dashboard pulls together data from major data sources including Cork City and County Councils, the Central Statistics Office, Eurostat, the Environmental Protection Agency, Met Éireann, Transport Infrastructure Ireland, government departments, and links to a variety of existing applications. The underlying data is freely available so others can undertake their own analysis and build their own applications and visualisations.

About Us

The Cork Dashboard has been developed by The Building City Dashboards project and the All Island Research Observatory (AIRO) at Maynooth University, working in collaboration with Cork Smart Gateway.

Contact Us

Building City Dashboards
National Centre for Geocomputation
Iontas Building
Maynooth University
Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland.

Email: dashboards *at* mu *dot* ie


The Cork Dashboard is optimised to work with most modern web browsers (Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer). If you are having difficulty in displaying any content, please ensure that the Adobe Flash Plugin for your browser is up-to-date. For the best results we recommend you use Google Chrome.

The Cork Dashboard is maintained by a small team. The data we use come from a wide variety of sources and while we prepare the visualisations carefully, it is possible that some errors may appear in the data representations. If you have concerns about the data on this site, please contact us and we will examine the issue.

Academic Publications

Selected literature regarding the dashboard.

Kitchin, R., Maalsen, S. and McArdle, G. (2016) The Praxis and Politics of Building Urban Dashboards, Geoforum 77: 93-101.

McArdle, G. and Kitchin, R. (2016) Improving the Veracity of Open and Real-Time Urban Data, Built Environment 42(3): 446-462

Kitchin, R. and McArdle, G. (2017) Urban data and city dashboards: Six key issues. In Kitchin, R., McArdle, G. and Lauriault, T. (eds) Data and the City. Routledge, London, pp. 111-126.


The Cork Dashboard is funded by Science Foundation Ireland.