The next meet-up will be on 26 May 2016 at dogpatch. Register here!

We’re excited to be based in the new Dogpatch Labs location in the CHQ Building, Custom House Quay.

We’ll be working on some great civic technology projects. More information here.

Current projects: you can see planned and in-progress projects listed here, based on our Trello boards.

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Code for Ireland’s VisionImprove society and the lives of people in Ireland using technology.

Code for Ireland’s MissionDevelop innovative and sustainable solutions to real-world problems faced by communities across Ireland, by fostering collaboration with civic-minded individuals, businesses and public sector organisations.

We focus on general categories of community and of public services. This includes, but is not limited to, healthcare, security / safety, education, funding, economic development, democracy.

If you would like to propose a project, please click here.

Code for Ireland follows in the footsteps of Code For America, which was founded in 2009. Like it, Code for Ireland has attracted technologists to get involved in developing solutions in and with the Irish government and its communities.

You can read the discussion (Trello) boards for the various projects here.


Code for Ireland’s Mission, Vision, Values and Management Team are now here (August 2015).

We have begun publishing minutes of our management meetings, here.


Thanks to the very many who filled in the Hackathon questionnaire. The plans are progressing well. You can see the results of the questionnaire here.

We have immediate needs in some projects:


Mobile application for recovery of stolen bicycles

My Q

What: Show your waiting time in a queue

Save a Selfie

What: Locator for nearest defibrillator, first-aid kit, life-ring or hydrant.

Falls & Fracture Prevention Self-Assessment Tool

The aim of the app is for a person to self-assess their risk factors for falling and fracturing.

Wedding Red Tape

Helping couples find celebrants, venues.

Collaborations / Discovery Dashboard

By self-organizing and co-creating innovative solutions citizens tackle problems arising in the urban environment.