Sonra: Hierarchy of Administrative Boundaries in Ireland

Geography dimension for Ireland: County > Electoral Division > Small Area > Townland

Description:

ABOUT
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This data set contains the administrative boundaries in Ireland:

Townlands
Small Area
Electoral Divsion

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USE CASES
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Lookup location data, e.g. lookup the small area of an address
Add a geography dimension to Irish location data
Drill down / up into your location data
Join to Census 2016 data Ireland (search the data marketplace)

ATTRIBUTION
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Geolocation data Ireland by Ordnance Survey Ireland https://www.osi.ie is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Public License https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode

TABLES
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Townland
The Townland is the smallest administrative division in Ireland. All other territorial divisions are collections of townlands.

Field Description
ENGLISH – Name of the Townland in English.
OBJECTID – Object Id of the Townland.
COUNTY – Name of the County Townland belongs to in English.
GAEILGE – Name of the Townland in Gaeilge.
LOGAINM_ID – Identifier for a place name page on the Placenames Database of Ireland.
SHAPE__AREA – Area of the shape of townland.
GUID – Global unique identifier.
SHAPE__LENGTH – Length of the shape of Townland.
CENTROID_X – X coordinate of the centroid.
GAELTACHT- Recognises that the Irish language is the predominant vernacular, or language of the home.
AREA – Area of the Townland.
PROVINCE – Province of the Townland.
TD_ID – Townland ID which can also be considered as a primary key.
CONTAE – County Name in Gaeilge.
CENTROID_Y – Y coordinate of the centroid.
POLYGON – Geometry Object of the townland.

SMALL AREA

Small area is created by consistent subdivision of an Electoral Division.

Field Description
OBJECTID – Object Id of the Small Area.
CSOED – Central Statistics Office Electoral Division ID.
SHAPE__LENGTH – Length of the shape of Small Area.
COUNTYNAME – Name of the County Small Area belongs to in English.
SHAPE__AREA – Area of the shape of townland.
COUNTY – Abbreviation of the county.
ESRI_OID – Unique integer value generated by ArcGIS.
NUTS3NAME – Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics name for territories after division of regional assemblies.
NUTS3 – Code of the NUTS3NAME.
SMALL_AREA – Small Area ID which can also be considered as the primary key.
NUTS1NAME – Name of the Country.
EDNAME – Name of the Electoral Division.
GUID – Global Unique Identifier.
OSIED – OSI Electoral Division ID.
NUTS2NAME – Name of the Regional Assemblies.
NUTS1 – Code for NUTS1NAME.
NUTS2 – Code for NUTS2NAME.
POLYGON – Geometry Object of the Small Area.

ELECTORAL DIVISION

There are 3,440 Electoral Divisions (EDs) which are the smallest legally defined administrative areas in the State.

Field Description
GUID_ – Global Unique Identifier.
COUNTY – Name of the County in English.
SHAPE__LENGTH – Length of the shape of the Electoral Division.
CONTAE – County Name in Gaeilge.
OBJECTID – Object Id of the Electoral Division.
CSOED_3409 – Central Statistics Office Electoral Division ID.
ED_GAEILGE – Name of the Electoral Division in Gaeilge.
SHAPE__AREA – Area of the shape of the Electoral Division.
CENTROID_Y – Y coordinate of the centroid.
PROVINCE – Name of the province.
ED_ID – Electoral Division ID which can also be considered as the primary key for this table.
OSIED_3441 – OSI Electoral Division ID.
CENTROID_X – X coordinate of the centroid.
ED_ENGLISH – Name of the Electoral Division in English.
CSOED_3409_LABEL – Name of Electoral Division.
POLYGON – Geometry Object of the Electoral Division.

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