Education in Ireland 2040

Education in the Context of National Spatial and Development Planning Recently, UCC hosted An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar and his colleagues in the first of a series of events to promote Project Ireland 2040 – “the Government’s overarching policy initiative to make Ireland a better country for all of us, a country that reflects the best…

Mapping and Chorography

I am fascinated with the relationship that exists between people and place, so it was great to hear Stuart Dunn speaking about mapping and chorography.   Starting from the premise that any map we use is value laden, he describes how place consists of layers of meaning that are difficult to represent through GIS alone.…