Culture & Heritage in County Meath


Institution (if applicable)
Country Ireland
Short description is a dynamic public facing website which gives users access to information pertaining to over 3000 National Monuments in County Meath. The website consolidates information from a number of Open Data projects

including the National Monuments Service, The Logainm Placename Project, Geograph UK & Ireland and Europeana.

The website is a searchable by over 300 monument classifications and 800 townlands. It promotes community engagement by allowing members of the public to contribute information by posting reviews, comments, information and photos about each of the National Monuments. is a tool for creating awareness about the vast amount of Heritage in County Meath Ireland, thereby supporting, tourism, education and economic growth. It sets an example by demonstrating the effectiveness of Linked Open Data and how it can be used as a means of fueling innovation.

Author(s) Alison Boland
Short biography for author(s) The project was undertaken on a voluntary level by Alison Boland. Alison graduated from the National University of Ireland Maynooth in 2004 having completed the B.SC in Computer Science and Software Engineering and the M.Sc in Software Engineering. Her interest in Heritage & Culture developed late in life but has developed a passion for connecting Heritage with the Digital Age.
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