"I will create a version of the UK's excellent http://www.writetothem.com for Ireland but only if 15 other people with some programming skills and/or a presuasive telephone manner will help me get it done."
— John Handelaar
Deadline to sign up by: 1st February 2006
21 people signed up (6 over target)
I'm specifically looking for help in my current efforts to secure what's known as the "Index to the Electoral Register", which lists all streets and townlands in a given area, and maps them against Local Electoral Areas (the building blocks from which council wards and constituencies are made).
They need to be sourced from each of the 26 county councils as well as the borough corporations which exist in cities like Dublin and Cork. I'm finding it rather slow work.
After that we'll need to get calling around the Dáil to figure out the best method of mailing each representative, and after that we can start thinking about councillors.
Mysociety has already provided us with a significant amount of the tools we need - we simply need to get ourselves organised.
I'm finding that one of me really isn't enough to get this done. Wanna help? Sign up!
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