OK Ireland is part of the global Open Knowledge non-profit network. Open Knowledge are people passionate about openness, and using advocacy, technology and training to unlock data to enable people to create, manage and share knowledge. We are running different kinds of projects under the topics School of Data, Open Government Data, Open Transport, Open Economics, Open Access and OpenSpending. Open Knowledge Ireland is an active component of Irish Civil Society. We promote civil rights, and in particular, we advocate for a greater use of online tools as a means to increase citizen participation in public decision making.