South Dublin County Time Machine Launched

List of map series Deputy Mayor of South Dublin County, Cllr Paddy Cosgrove launched South Dublin County Council’s new historical mapping service on Tuesday last 20th October in Rathfarnham Castle. The new online service is a joint venture between South Dublin County Council’s Library Service and its Spatial Data Team in IT Services. The website was a vision of the local studies section of South Dublin’s County Library. The useful map collection which the library had compiled was under-utilised as it was difficult for people, especially for school pupils and students to access the collection. The library along with the Spatial Data Team and IT Services in the County Council worked together to produce the website which is a great resource for anyone interested in the history and heritage of South Dublin County.It allows users to browse series of historical maps of South Dublin County from Rocque’s map (1760) through a variety of maps and times to current OS mapping and aerial photography. The site can be accessed through South Dublin Libraries website. A link is located on the Local Studies page of the website. It can be accessed directly from here.
Historical Mapping Website copy


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