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Welcome to Greater Ireland, a new and exciting, hypergrid-enabled virtual environment in the initial stages of development. Create an account for free to explore beautiful, custom-built recreations of Irish landmarks and experience Irish culture in new and exciting ways.

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Welcome To Our World

Everyone is welcome to join.

Simply create a FREE account and the world of possibilities is open to you.

Explore different regions with custom-built recreations of Irish towns, ancient celtic sites, and beautiful rural landscapes unique to Greater Ireland.

Enjoy an authentic Irish cultural experience by using beautiful art galleries and enjoying live performances by musicians and DJs while socialising with people from around the world.

Use the Occulus Rift and the CtrlAltStudio viewer to experience Greater Ireland in Virtual Reality.

Go shopping in a variety of virtual stores, including our own, and browse through a selection of custom-made assets. Give your avatar, and your inventory, a makeover.

Be creative. Create a virtual space unique to yourself from a blank canvas, and invite your friends to enjoy shared experiences.

Because we are in the initial stages of development, new and original content is constantly being added, which means your experience will only get better over time. By joining us now, you can help create a passionate and friendly community, and shape Greater Ireland into a world you can be proud to be a part of.

Future Plans

Greater Ireland is in the early stages of development and will constantly be adding new and diverse locations over time. Because we are building the content ourselves, it will take a lot of work and planning on our part, but as like all good things, it will be worth the wait.

In the coming months, we'll be offering a number of different options for renting regions on our dedicated and high performance mulit-core servers. Prices have not been finalized as of yet, but we promise to offer competitive and reasonable pricing packages.

We are also planning to create our own marketplace to host a wide variety of 3D Assets. We create all our own content, and all of our models and textures are of high quality and standards, as well as being optimized for performance and low lag on Opensim.

Our Thanks

A project such as ours is no easy undertaking, and a lot of people have helped us to reach this stage of our development. We are deeply thankful to everyone for all the support, and we would like to acknowledge the following in particular...

The Opensim Community, both developers and community.

James Stallings/SimHost for all his help and continuous support in so many areas. Top Man.

BOG, for giving us his valuable time to help out with the website.

Ann Marie Gleason, for helping out with advice on getting up and running.

Enterprise Ireland's New Frontiers programme, for giving us a glimpse of what is required to run a business.

About Us

We are 3D Artists and Game Designers based in Limerick, Ireland. Our focus is on developing a virtual environment with a thriving and vibrant community of users, as well as creating top-quality assets for Opensim.

Derek, the founder and co-owner of Greater Ireland, has over 10 years experience with virtual worlds, running a highly successful and well known previous incarnation of Greater Ireland in Second Life. Not only is he a content-creator, his roles include grid management and development, website maintenance and customer support. He is also a self-confessed "supreme tea-maker" and really, really loves home-made soup.

Paul, the other co-owner of Greater Ireland, is a content creator with additional duties in programming, grid development, customer support, website maintenance, and occasionally writing some really big words.