We make data visualizations

Tom Damian Dee Fiona

Who we are

Locus Insight is a studio-based team making interactive data visualizations. We use our blend of statistical, coding and design skills to produce visualizations that are insightful, intuitive and engaging.

The company was established in 2010 and is based at the Innovation Centre, Institute of Technology, Sligo, on the west coast of Ireland. Currently, we are a team of four.

Tom Hobson

Tom has learned the craft of data reporting through 20 years’ experience as a researcher working in the socio-economic and environmental spheres. Tom looks after client relations and is your first point of contact with the company.

Damian Hobson

Damian is the technical wizard for the team. A graduate of multi-media technology, he is a skilled coder, and interaction designer with a high level of expertise in building applications with D3.js.

Dee Mooney

Dee is associate researcher with Locus Insight. Dee has vast experience of sifting and ordering data. For the past seven years she has been centrally involved in the compilation of the Irish Administration Yearbook a major reference work for business, news media and researchers in Ireland.

Fiona Mulgrew

Fiona is our administrator and financial manager. With a background in accounting and a keen eye for rogue numbers, Fiona multi-tasks on data input, and analysis whenever the need arises.

Business and organisations

Bring your message to life.
Present your organisation's data in a way that draws your audience in with visual impact. Interactive data graphics allow users to explore the detail behind the numbers, improving their understanding of your organisation and increasing visit duration and return visits to your website. We make data visualisations uniquely tailored to your organisation's communication style.

Online News

Get the social networks working for you.
The online news audience expects interactivity. In data journalism, static graphics use valuable space but make limited contribution to your narrative. Publish the numbers in an interactive visual format and readers dig deeper, stay longer and return more often.
We offer a collaborative approach to closely link interactive visualisation with your narrative.


Set your reports free from the confines of the pdf format.
Use interaction to boost audience engagement with your data. Presenting your findings in a neat interface, displaying complex statistics with clarity and allows your audience to explore findings intuitively, read deeper and learn more.
We offer a design and build service to bring your data to life and get people interested.