Delineating Functional Territories Research Project
Spatial policy in Ireland, as set out in the National Spatial Strategy (NSS), places a strong emphasis on the exploitation of complementarity, both among urban centres and between urban and rural areas, in order to achieve the ‘critical mass’ which the NSS sees as a vital prerequisite for sustainable and balanced development.
http://irelandafternama.wordpress.com/Much of the research AIRO and NIRSA members are undertaking is disseminated and discussed on the IrelandafterNama blog. Log on to view lots of interesting posts, maps and data visualisations. Site Stats November 2010......Posts: 234, Comments: 1,065 Views: 130,076
Ireland after NAMA was established after a one day symposium held in NUI Maynooth, on November 23rd, 2009, entitled ‘Geography after NAMA’.
The ESPON 2007-2013 Programme, the European Observation Network for Territorial Development and Cohesion, was adopted by the European Commission on 7 November 2007. ESPON is a transnational planning and related research programme.
The Atlas of the Island of Ireland - Mapping Social and Economic Change
The overall aim of our research is to highlight the potential of mapping social inclusion data at a local level to improve decision making, planning and monitoring. To date government departments have yet to develop proper and integrated data management systems and as a result planners and researchers are unable to benefit from the detail that is held within administrative datasets.