Brought to you by Publicpolicy.ie, it’s the result of months of research by Cormac O’Sullivan into the supposedly publicly available information that Councils have to share about where their money goes. One man doggedly tracked it all down, and waded through reams of *paper*, and **accountancy speak** to uncover and discover where the money goes.
Here’s How Dublin City Council Spends:
Each of those coloured lines can be opened and therein lies the detail. Find out how much is spend on local housing, libraries, swimming pools, etc. You can also compare your council with others, and against the national average. And a major plus for economists, statisticians, and other number cruncher lovers, is that the raw data is also available for download.