Summary In recent months LGiU Ireland has covered issues arising from the National Oversight and Audit Commission reports on local government performance in Ireland. Our near neighbours in Scotland have similar oversight provided by the Accounts Commission, and its annual Financial overview of local government in Scotland was published at the end…
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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In this month's housing briefing we step back a little, and look at some of the ideas emerging from some recent housing conferences.
In this briefing we look at what is being done by local government in Ireland to mitigate at least some of the negative effects of their ''divorce'' from the EU by our closest neighbours, the United Kingdom.
Summary The local elections in mid-2019 will be far more competitive than the presidential election and an opportunity to redress the apathy evidenced by a record low turnout of under 44% at the recent poll. All parties will be keen to establish a strong platform for the next general election.…
A review of local governance in Scotland has been underway for some 12 months now and it aims to consider how powers, responsibilities and resources are shared across national and local spheres of government including with communities.
This is the next in the series of briefings providing an overview of NOAC’s national reports. This briefing will focus on NOAC’s first report on the Shared Service Programme.
LGiU Ireland were pleased to attend, sponsor and present an award at Chambers Ireland’s 2018 Excellence in Local Government Awards that took place last night in Dublin. We love to share good practice from around Ireland with our members, so over the next few months we’ll be bringing you a…
Last month LGiU Ireland travelled to Armagh to attend the NILGA 2018 Annual Conference. This short briefing reports back on what happened and what we learned.
This is the first in a new series of briefings covering current affairs in the Oireachtas, focusing on debates and bills, their backgrounds and their outcomes.
The Association of Irish Local Government (AILG) held their Autumn Conference at the Hillgrove Hotel in Monaghan at the end of last month. LGiU were pleased to be able to attend the event and report back to our members, as outlined in this briefing.