We recently ran an article, “In Dublin, a Neighbourhood Boundary Is Sometimes More a Feeling Then a Line”, which made us wonder: could we draw the boundaries of our own areas – could our readers?
In this month’s print edition, we included maps and asked people to give it a try and send us their efforts, which we posted in a Twitter thread. Now, Emmet Ó Briain and CivicTech.ie have teamed up to bring the game properly online.
If you're interested in doing something with the data, you can fetch the raw, anonymised submissions at
/hoods.json endpoint is paginated, so you'll need to append a
?p=2 (etc) to fetch everything. You can also append a
?q=search+query if you're looking for submissions of a specific area.