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Planning 2020: The Raynsford Review of Planning in England

10 Jan 2019 in Briefings

The recently published Raynsford review final report on planning concludes with a wide range of recommendations to improve the planning system in England, including criticism of permitted development, shared by many others in British local government.


2018 Housing Review: A Modest Proposal

8 Jan 2019 in Briefings

In this end of year housing review we take the opportunity to look at some of the developments in housing in Ireland over 2018 and reflect on some priorities for the immediate future.


Oireachtas Review: November 2018

18 Dec 2018 in Briefings

Water, abortion, broadband and local government were the main issues before the Oireachtas in November as the budget continued its way through the legislative process. This briefing outlines these bills and their outcomes.



Winners of the 2018 Excellence in Local Government Awards

23 Nov 2018 in Briefings

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 full briefing exploring each of […]


NILGA 2018 Annual Conference

21 Nov 2018 in Briefings

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

20 Nov 2018 in Briefings

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.



Local Age Friendly Solutions across Ireland

6 Nov 2018 in Briefings

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 the country.