Dementia friendly councillors, dementia friendly council: Lessons from South Tyneside

August 9, 2018

LGiU Ireland’s Hannah Muirhead took a trip to South Tyneside Council in Northern England to sit in on a Dementia Friends training session for councillors and to…

California dreaming…

July 27, 2018

A recent trip Stateside has left Janet Sillett pondering the lessons that local government across the globe could learn from each other.

The local electoral area boundary reports

July 13, 2018

LGiU Ireland Director Andy Johnston explores the Local Electoral Area Boundary Committee Reports that were published last month.


Men’s Sheds – a safe haven

August 16, 2018

Men’s Sheds offer a community space for older (usually retired) men to work on projects, make new friends and get out of the house. This Swift Read outlines some case studies of the Men’s Sheds movement across Ireland and Scotland, and their associated benefits.

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