Spatial Data

Spatial data download - NIAH Building Surveys
The link below will open a data download facility in a new window.  The spatial data may be downloaded in a number of GIS system formats: ESRI Shapefile, ESRI Geodatabase, ESRI ArcInfo Export E00, MapInfo TAB,  and Microstation Design Files DGN.
Relevant metadata for each download is included as an XML file in ESRI ISO 19115 format.

GIS data download facility (link opens in new Window)

Google Earth

Google Earth Downloads
This resource provides a number of thematic Google Earth placemarks that allow users of Google Earth to link back to information on the Buildings of Ireland website.  These thematic layers will be updated as the NIAH surveys progress.

Layer Name Google Maps Google Earth
Churches of Cork City Preview in Google Maps Download Google Earth KML
Lighthouses of Ireland Preview in Google Maps Download Google Earth KML
Windmills of Ireland Preview in Google Maps Download Google Earth KML
Google Earth is a free downloadable software client that allows users to view satellite imagery and thematic map content on a virtual globe.  You may download and use this software according to the terms and conditions as laid out by Google here.  Link to Google Earth