The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform have announced an Open Data Engagement Fund to support a variety of open data initiatives. This is a competitive fund designed to provide support towards promoting the use of open data on the national Open Data portal data,gov.ie.
Applications can be made for funding to support a variety of Open Data related activities. These include the organisation of outreach and engagement activities (seminars, competitions and hackathons) and the building of applications and development of visualisations to demonstrate the use that can be made of open data. This year, particular consideration will be given to projects that use Open Data to address the issue of Covid 19.
You can find out more about this fund and how to apply in the following link: