The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine publishes a wide range of information across all areas of the Department. Open data has been identified as a fundamental resource for governments, business, and civil society. This data is made available online for reuse and redistribution under the Governments Open Data Directive. The data made available on this portal can be used for transparency and efficiency of the Department and provides potential for business innovation and job creation and a vast array of social and personal benefits.

The data published here is in accordance with the government Open Data Strategy for 2017-2022 which provides for Ireland to become a leader in open data and to create an environment where the economic, social, and democratic benefits of open data are recognised and realised.

Licence Statement

All data and metadata linked to are under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) Licence

Under the CC-BY Licence, users must acknowledge the source of the Information in their product or application. Where the Information Provider does not provide a specific attribution statement users should include, or link to, this attribution statement: “Contains Irish Public Sector Data licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) licence”.

The Department’s open data portal provides access to official non-personal government data, in open format. The datasets are published under an open licence so it can be freely used, re-used, and redistributed.


If you have any questions or comments about the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine’s Open Data Portal, please contact