Re-use of Public Sector Information

EU Directive on Public Sector Information

The Regulation on the Re-Use of Public Sector Information 2005 S.I. No. 279 of 2005 encourages all Member States to promote the re-use of public sector information and expects that, by harnessing its potential, European businesses and citizens will contribute to economic growth and job creation.

An Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) encourages the re-use of the information we produce subject to the conditions set out below.

BIM’s Policy

All of the information on this website is the copyright of BIM unless expressly indicated otherwise. As set out in the Directive and Regulations, you are free to re-use the information on this website without seeking prior permission, subject to the conditions set out in this License and to the disclaimer below.


All re-use of BIM’s information is at the re-user’s own risk. BIM is not liable for any loss or liability caused by reliance by the re-user or a third party on BIM’s information, and BIM does not guarantee that the information is up-to-date or free of errors.

BIM does not authorise any user to have exclusive rights to re-use of its information.

Further Information

For further information please see this 2016 Circular