People & Place

People and Place is a spin-out company from Maynooth University with links to the highly regarded, recognised and award winning socio-demographic research and expertise team at the All-Island Research Observatory (AIRO) based at the Maynooth University Social Science Institute (MUSSI).

People and Place are a collective of consulting and research experts from within the socio-economic and community sector in Ireland. We are a professional consultancy specialising in a range of geography and social science fields – spatial analysis (GIS), geo-demographics, data analytics, spatial planning, community and rural development, environmental analysis, quality assurance, workshop and group work facilitation, evaluation, reviews and report writing.

With expert knowledge on a full range of datasets available in Ireland we provide expert collaborative advice, high quality data packages, information dashboards and map tools, and proven methodologies to assist your organisation in developing evidenced-based policy decisions.


Our HQ is based in Maynooth although our team of Associates are located across the country in remote office hubs in Clare, Kerry, Dublin and Donegal.