Welcome to Scoilnet Maps — the web mapping website for Irish schools. Here you will find detailed Ordnance Survey Ireland maps for Ireland as well as a range of world maps. We’ve also included additional links to maps featuring curriculum-relevant GIS data.

Discovery Maps

Ordnance Survey Ireland Maps

OSi’s large scale maps, aerial photography, historic maps and Discovery series for the Republic of Ireland. Viewable in all schools on the Schools Broadband Network. Log-in required from non-school locations.

Legend for Discovery Maps (PDF)     Legend for Historic Maps (PDF)

World map

World Maps

Global street maps, aerial photography and topographical mapping (courtesy of esri inc). Viewable from all locations. No log-in required.

Census Mapping by AIRO

The All-Island Research Observatory (AIRO) at NUI Maynooth have worked with us to produce an interactive Census Mapping module for schools. It displays a wide range of census data from 1996 to 2011 for counties and regions. Associated lesson plans for Leaving Certificate Geography are available in the Teachers’ Zone.

Whewre are the 7 billion people?

Where are the 7 billion people?

Population growth and life expectancy around the world.

Migrants Money

How much money do migrants send home?

An interactive resource that uses the World Bank’s new estimates for 2011 to map where remittances come from, where they go, and how important they can be for some of the world’s poorest countries. Includes data for Ireland.

Corine Land Cover

Corine Land Cover Data Comparison

Nice website that compares the Corine land cover data for Ireland side-by-side (1990, 2000 and 2006).

Carbon Dioxide Emissions on the Rise Emissions of CO2, a greenhouse gas, have risen steadily for the last 30 years. View information about individual countries' emissions on this map.

Carbon dioxide emissions on the rise

Emissions of CO2, a greenhouse gas, have risen steadily for the last 30 years. View information about individual countries’ emissions on this map.

Geography, class, and fate: Passengers on the Titanic

A century ago the Titanic collided with an iceberg in the North Atlantic and sank. Mapping travellers’ hometowns reveals the immigrant status of most third-class passengers, who also suffered the highest fatality rate.