People and Place data agency Clare and Dublin We are PEOPLE PLACE Collaborative and evidence informed decision making for social, economic and community development. We analyse, inform and monitor. Read more DEMOGRAPHICS WE IRELAND From local community planning to regional and national strategies, urban to rural, upland to coastal – we are connected throughout. Read more We are the DATA Recognised national leaders in this space, our methodologies and toolkits are grounded in an appreciation for what it’s all about. It’s not just data - it’s People and Place. Read more


population trends, migration patterns, ethnicity, affluence and disadvantage


housing, education, social, communication, environmental and cultural


urban analytics, commuter flows, functional urban areas, catchments

Methodologies and Tools

spatial analysis, data visualization, policy tools, strategies and surveys

Our D3-PLAN Methodology – It’s How We Work

Review of key policies and strategies, comparative research overview, survey inputs, group and community facilitation workshops, public participation input
Data collation via comprehensive data on national, regional and local key themes and indicators. Analysis via unique Geo-Hierarchy approach, map design and data visualisations. SWOT.
Report and visualise findings, key graphic design, knowledge transfer, linkage of analysis to policy and planning needs.
D3 Policy Development (Actions and Targets), monitoring and evaluation of policy.


Have a look at our

ONLINE TOOLS and Methodologies

‘Live’ data tools, dashboards and detailed community business profiles are available for up-to-date decision-making right from your desk. Our planning, economic and social methodologies and tools are tried and tested for better decision making.

Core Team Members

While our Head Office is in Ennis, our team works on a remote basis across Ireland. As such, we are connected to communities, people and places across the country. We strongly believe this is an integral part of our underlying knowledge base.
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Geographer, Analyst

and Social Researcher

Dr Breandán O’Keeffe

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Contracts and Administration

Clara Malone

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Spatial Planner, Analyst and Data Scientist

Eoghan McCarthy

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Geographer, Analyst and Socio-Economic Consultant

Justin Gleeson

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Design and Creative Solutions

Patrick McHugh

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Senior Data Analyst, GIS and Dashboards

Derbhla Moore

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Data Analyst, GIS and Analytics

Sumlam Lau

Ennis, Clare

+353 87 2452858

Maynooth, Kildare

+353 85 8169564

Caherciveen, Kerry

+353 87 6591788