The previous briefing in this series of briefings on local government performance examined the first report produced by the National Oversight Audit Committee (NOAC) concerning the adequacy of local authority corporate plans. This briefing will examine the second report by NOAC produced in December 2015.
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
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This is the fifth 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 Outstanding Customer Service category – Limerick City and County Council’s website limerick.ie.
This briefing explores how councils should be willing able to demonstrate to the ratepayers who fund the their work and those who use their services, that they contribute positively to their areas by providing efficient and effective services that have a sound economic footing.
A recent briefing by LGiU into rough sleeping in England has prompted an update on the situation in Ireland. In this companion piece we look at Ireland, where homelessness figures still remain lower, but are rising at a much higher rate.
Summary This briefing presents an overview of projected capital expenditure over the next decade on major infrastructural projects which will underpin the National Planning Framework, with particular reference to the five major cities. Briefing in full On 16 February 2018, the Government launched Project Ireland 2040 comprising the National Development…
This briefing looks at the rise of dockless bike sharing schemes, which have spread from China to Europe and proposals to develop them in Ireland are now being put forward by a variety of proponents.
This is the fourth in our series of briefings exploring winning programmes from the Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards. This week we're looking at the winner of the Enhancing the Urban Environment category - Offaly County Council's Revitalising Birr.
Longford County Arts Office was successful in the highly competitive category of Supporting the Arts in the 2017 Local Government Awards. The Longford entry was the literary website www.virtualwriter.ie - Ireland’s longest established literary development digital platform.
This briefing distinguishes between the for-profit companies normally associated with the sharing economy, such as Uber and Airbnb, and the original sharing economy concept built around non-profit cooperatives and community groups – the ‘real’ sharing economy.
This is the second in our series of briefings exploring winning programmes from the Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards. This week we're looking at the winner of the Heritage and Built environment category - Cork County Council's Spike Island.