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Exploring the impact of data and digital on the local provision of public services

April 19, 2018

Ritchie Somerville, Programme Advisor of the Data Driven Innovation Programme at the University of Edinburgh writes about the challenges and opportunities of digital for the local provision…

Reflections from the April 2018 AILG Training Conference

April 18, 2018

At the end of last week the Association of Irish Local Government held their Annual Training Conference in Dungarvan, Waterford. LGiU Ireland’s Hannah Muirhead was…

Better Living In Your Own Home: a look at the many benefits of home sharing

March 21, 2018

Changing demographics and the housing crisis are two pertinent issues facing local authorities in Ireland, and we’re seeing that they can be effectively addressed together –…

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Local government communications and social media

April 18, 2018

Social media is everywhere. To some extent, it affects the lives of everyone, even those who profess not to use or understand it. It is therefore essential that local government public relations teams use social media alongside more traditional methods of communication.

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