Aoife Shinners


Aoife is qualified in GIS, Remote Sensing and GeoPhysics. Both her BA and MSc were awarded by Maynooth University. She has experience working in mostly public service areas from Laois County Council, Údaras na Gaeltachta, NIRSA/NCG, Central Statistics Office to her current position of Outreach Data Management Role in Ordnance Survey Ireland.

While working in OSi she was seconded to CSO as a consultant to assist with the production of the 2011 census maps in conjunction with the newly created Small Areas.

She formerly worked in the Business and Marketing Department of OSi as a GIS and Business Expert and now in her new Outreach Data Management Role within OSi’s IT Department, she will be working with Third Party and Linked Data.

Since 2008 she has been an Irlogi Excom member and in April 2015 she was elected president. During her two year presidency she will mainly focus on;

  • encouraging and supporting education and training in GI by establishing Chartered GIS and CPD GIS credits and
  • assisting with discussions on the collection, exchange and dissemination of geographic information by hosting more national events.

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