Briefings

Winners of the 2018 Excellence in Local Government Awards

November 23, 2018

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…


NILGA 2018 Annual Conference

November 21, 2018

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.


Oireachtas Review: October 2018

November 20, 2018

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.


AILG Autumn Conference 2018: Key Messages

November 15, 2018

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.




Housing Review: October 2018

November 8, 2018

The housing briefing this month focuses on the Budget and related actions taken by government to address the housing crisis.


Local Age Friendly Solutions across Ireland

November 6, 2018

Having an ageing population is one of the greatest challenges facing the developed world today, so in recent years, Ireland has taken significant steps to become an age-friendly nation. This briefing covers the work of Age Friendly Ireland in local authorities and the fantastic work that is being done across…


Housing and planning in the UK: October 2018

November 1, 2018

LGiU in the UK publish a monthly round-up covering housing and planning. Adapted for an Irish audience, this roundup will be useful for those working in local authorities to see what is happening with regards to housing in the UK.