Mapper since: July 10, 2008

Hi, my name is Richard, I'm based in Dublin, Ireland and I've been contributing to OSM since 2008.

I work in the Geo sector, as a GIS consultant with I have been known to blog a bit about the Irish Geo scene on

After attending SotM in 2008 and 2009 and then missing a few years I'm heading to Birmingham this year where I hope to speak about 'The State of Ireland' and run a workshop/tutorial or two aimed at GIS professionals who are new to OSM.

I have run a number of OSM promotional activities, including Mapping Parties and Presentations (with other Irish OSMers) and also lectures to 3rd level students. You can see some of my lectures on SlideShare here: and on SpeakerDeck here:

I'm a member of the OSM Foundation and also vice president of IRLOGI - The Irish Organisation for Geographic Information (

You can follow me on twitter at