As part of LGIU Ireland’s series that examines the work of NOAC (the National Oversight and Audit Commission), this publication provides an overview of the work of NOAC and introduces the key roles, responsibilities and processes for how local government oversight operates in Ireland.
This latest LGIU briefing examines NOAC’s 43rd report which deals with the 2020 annual performance indicator report. It is reporting on 42 indicators under 11 headings which mark the ongoing development of an overall performance framework for the individual local authorities in Ireland.
The purpose of this swift read is to examine some of the key findings of the recently published NOAC report on customer satisfaction, which involved an externally commissioned survey on how satisfied residents felt with their local authority.
This briefing provides an overview of some of the key findings of the 17th NOAC report on the internal audit function of local authorities. Irish local authorities spend billions of euro annually on delivering services, so it is absolutely critical to have an effective internal control system in place.
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.
This briefing gives an overview of the first national report on public service reform published by NOAC. This briefing is part of a series that has examined a number of NOAC’s national reports.
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 looks at the monitoring visit to Ireland by the Delegation for the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of Europe. Given the common evaluation and monitoring templates of the Congress for all countries involved, these insights provide a rich comparison of local democracy across Europe – so how did Ireland fare?
In this briefing, Tommy Moylan, Director of the Association of Irish Local Government (AILG), examines the AILG and addresses the need for a strong democratic local government system, one which is vital to promote the welfare and good governance of the people of Ireland.
This is the latest briefing in our series summarising the findings in the National Oversight and Audit Commission national reports, in particular focusing on the Public Spending Code of the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform.