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The Openstreetmap community in Ireland have embarked on a project to digitise all Townland / Civil Parish and Barony boundaries. Use of this data is copyright free to anybody as long as the source is acknowledged as "Copyright Openstreetmap AND Its Contributors"... and thats it pretty much.

Four counties are now complete

Fermanagh Wexford Carlow and Longford.

Some others are well underway but progress is patchy in parts of Ulster and Munster.  The task monitoring website for the OSM Boundary Digitisation Project is also  live at

http://www.townlands.ie

To see how a county is coming along click

http://www.townlands.ie/progress

and then click on an individual county on that list to see Townlands Baronies and Civil Parishes and with Electoral Divisions due online presently.

HTH

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Re: New Townlands Mapping and Search Page . Ireland (Openstreetmap Data)
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 02 November 14 20:30 GMT (UK) »
That should prove very useful, thanks for letting us know Bockety.

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Re: New Townlands Mapping and Search Page . Ireland (Openstreetmap Data)
« Reply #2 on: Monday 03 November 14 18:55 GMT (UK) »
That should prove very useful, thanks for letting us know Bockety.

You are most welcome. I see your area of Interest in Collinstown is only partially mapped.

Should you yourself wish to map the missing townlands north of Collinstown the instructions are below.  I recommend you start by mapping a few buildings and walls in fields first.

There is a rectified map for that area for you to trace off save right up on the Cavan border but you may also request a map to rectify if you wish.

Instructions and video tutorials are all here including map request instructions.

http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Ireland/Mapping_Townlands





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Re: Link: New Townlands Mapping and Search Page . Ireland (Openstreetmap Data)
« Reply #3 on: Monday 29 December 14 19:50 GMT (UK) »
A few more counties are complete, Collinstown and parts of Meath north of it included along with all of Westmeath now.