This briefing examines the role of city and county councils in Ireland's Decade of Centenaries from 2012-2022, and the impact that this has on culture and heritage across the country.
We are currently working on briefings about:
- The National Planning Framework (and its links to the Scottish model)
- Rebuilding Ireland: The Action Plan for Housing
- Lifelong living at the heart of a caring local government system
- Local Government Strategic planning in times of austerity
- Culture as a catalyst for innovation and growth in a rural local authority
- Making local government efficient and effective
- Securing Ireland: Emergency Management in an unstable world environment
LGiU Ireland policy briefings contributors include:
- John Martin
- Andy Cullen
- Jack Keyes
- Pat McLoughlin
- Des Page
If you’re interested in writing briefings for us, or have any comments about content, get in touch.
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Last month the Healthy and Positive Ageing Initiative (HaPAI) launched their Local Indicators for Ireland. In this briefing we’ll give a bit of background to the research, and focus on some of the points and issues discussed in three key areas covered at the launch that are likely to be…
This briefing paper examines the third national report produced by NOAC (National Oversight and Audit Commission) relating to the level of local authority tenant customer satisfaction.
This briefing discusses the role of Single Authority Models (SAMs) in the Scottish Islands, and lessons that Ireland could take from the development of these.
This is the 15th instalment in our series of briefings exploring winning programmes from the Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards. This week we’re taking a look at the winner of the Promoting Economic Development Category, Limerick City and County Council's regeneration programme: Model of pathways to employment in…
This policy briefing looks at the current shift in public policy in New Zealand towards a much greater emphasis on well-being as the purpose of government at all levels, with consideration towards other jurisdictions.
This briefing summarises the current state of local newspapers in the UK and Ireland and its likely impact on local democracy, and will be interesting to local authority members and officers with responsibility for communities, the voluntary and community sector, policy and democratic services
In the the 14th instalment in our series of briefings exploring winning programmes from the Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards, here we’re taking a look at the winner of the Health and Wellbeing category, Mayo County Council's Men on the Move initiative.
Nobody can have failed to notice recent news coverage of the way in which social media may have influenced voters. But the different investigations and accusations can be confusing. This briefing aims to give an overview of the issues and why they matter.
South Dublin’s €300K: Have Your Say! – Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards Winner
In the 13th instalment in our series of briefings exploring winning programmes from the Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards, we taking a look at the winner of the Citizen Engagement category, South Dublin County Council's €300K - Have Your Say!