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Culture Hack Day IE by Mind Map: Culture Hack Day IE
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Culture Hack Day IE

Audience Generated Data

Foursquare/Yelp/Facebook-place Check-ins

APIs, Foursquare -, Yelp -, Facebook -, Twitter -


Geo-tagged tweeting from venues

Mentions of cultural events

Realtime audience related data for performances:

Datasets /Data Sources

CKAN Ireland

CKAN Ireland is 'an open registry of data and content packages' making it 'easy to find, share and reuse content and data, especially in ways that are machine automatable'.

Over 250 datasets available, e.g:,,,,,,

Cultural datasets

NIVAL, not public - can someone invite them to participate?

National Gallery



Chester Beatty?


Cultural Orgs' PR/Dynamic/Event/Emphemeral Data, Theatre Forum -, Visual Artists Ireland -, -, Orgs' Facebook Page/Events, CMC, Literature Equiv?, Twitter, FMC - Breaking Tunes (musician database + upcoming events, also have an iphone app that's geo-tagged, Irish Theatre Institute, Irish Playography:, Irish Theatre Online - database of practitioners/support orgs/production companies, Irish Music Database:, Events Listings or

Irish Artist Led Archive

RTE archives

Public Art Directory :

DHO Digital Humanities :DRAPIer: Digital Research And Projects in Ireland

Culture Funding

Public, National Government, Culture Ireland, Grants Awarded -, Arts Council of Ireland, Film Board, Funding Decisions -, Department of Arts, Sports and Tourism, Attendence Figures for National Cultural Institutions --, Music Network, Music Performance and touring Award;, Council of National Cultural Institutions, Local Government = (If you cant find an itemised arts budget try the the main City & County Council Budgets), Arts Council of Ireland - Local Arts Office Listings -, The Arts Council Partly Fund Local City and County Arts offices through their 'Local Arts Scheme' this is on top of and additional to what arts offices receive from the City and County Council Budgets - 'Local Arts Figures from the arts council are published in a pdf at the bottome of the page here - This can be downloaded from, Carlow County Council,, Notes: Couldn't find Funding Data, Cavan County Council,, Clare County council,, Notes:Couldn't find Funding Data, Cork, Cork County Council,, Notes:Arts Grants Recipients Listed 2010, Cork City Council,, Notes: Couldn't find Funding Data, Donegal,, Notes: Couldn't find Funding Data, Gaeltacht Donegal,,, Dublin, Dublin City Council,, Notes: Art Bursary Recipient List 2010 only -, Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Council,, Notes: Couldn't find Funding Data, Fingal County County (Most aesthetically pleasing Arts Website So Far),, Notes: Couldn't find Funding Data, South Dublin County Council (May give Fingal a run for its money),, Notes: Arts Funding recipients listed for 2010 -, Galway, Galway County Council,, Notes: Artists in receipt of Bursary listed but without amount awarded. Arts Grants for 2010 Extensive list PDF (, Further Details of Arts Budget to be found in main County Budget -, Galway City Council,, Notes: Arts Grants Awarded 2006, 2007, 2009 - also some policy information -, Further Details of Arts Budget to be found in main City Budget -, Gaeltacht Galway,,, Kerry County Council,, Gaeltacht Kerry,,, Kildare County Arts Service,, Kilkenny County Council,, Laois County Council,, Leitrim County Council,, Limerick, Limerick City Councl,, Limerick County Council,, Longford County Council,, Louth County Council,, Mayo County Council,, Meath County Council,, Monaghan County Council (Note: dedicated Arts Office site,, is offline at time of posting),, Offaly County Council,, Roscommon County Council,, Sligo County Council,, Tipperary, North Tipperary County Council,, South Tipperary County Council,, Waterford, Waterford City Council,, Waterford County Council,, Westmeath County Council,, Wexford County Council,, Notes: Dedicated Arts Office site,, is offline at time of posting. Couldn't find funding data., Wicklow County Council,, Notes: Couldn't find funding data



Data Visualisation

Resources & articles

Computational Information Design - great analysis/overview of the field (by Ben Fry, co-creator of Processing),

Hans Rosling,

Tools and platforms

Google Public Data visualisation platform

New node


this mindmap started from a blog post!/warning-serious-brain-dump

it's a work in progress, please contribute! help us flesh it out and add/edit/prune as you see fit

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the intention is to capture as much of our ideas initially and give some structure to the content of our discussions, hopefully a clearer direction will emerge

Related organisations

Free Culture Ireland

Note from Kevin: I know a number of artists on the list here are interested in promoting Free Culture. #CultureHackIE touches on so many issues at the heart of the Free Culture movement. As Free Culture in Ireland is still very much in its infancy I would like to suggest running #CulturehackIE as a Free Culture Ireland event. For those wondering what I'm on about and to put you at ease Free Culture Ireland has no fromal organisation it is really just a loose network of artists which includes Alan, Scott myself and a few others. We have a twitter account and a mailing list for FC related news and discussion!forum/free-culture-ireland I would really like for this to be the very first Saor Cultur Eire event but I also recognise that the idea for CulturehackIE has evolved here quite naturally so if people prefer to stick with it as it is I will respect that too.

Art/Open data people

Rob Myers

Cultural Orgs Involved

To be updated as orgs register interest

with data

with resources

with space

Monster Truck Gallery and Studios

Is an arts organisation based in Dublin,Ireland. It has two buildings facilitating 8 artists studios and a high profile exhibition space in the center of Dublin city.

Supporting talks/demos