Coastal Towns and Cities: unique challenges, unique solutions

August 18, 2017

From port management and docklands regeneration to erosion and vulnerability to climate change, coastal towns and cities face unique challenges that require unique policy thinking…

Place of clear water

August 11, 2017

My ‘place of clear water,’ the first hill in the world where springs washed into the shiny grass and darkened cobbles in the bed of…

A seat at the table?

July 21, 2017

Where is the voice of Northern Irish local government in the Brexit debate? Asks LGiU’s Janet Sillett. You’d have to look pretty hard to find it.


Ageing in Ireland and the UK – Contrasting Approaches

August 17, 2017

With their remit for wellbeing, public health, and community development, local authorities have a central role to play in promoting age friendly communities. Such a remit is not easy at a period of austerity, yet three case studies from the UK and Ireland provide lessons as to how this might…

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