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Croke Park and local government – Advancing age-friendly Initiatives in Ireland

At the heart of Ireland’s comprehensive age-friendly coverage is a range of partnership arrangements between the country’s local authorities and local and national bodies, including sporting organisations. This briefing looks at the designation of Croke Park – one of Europe’s largest stadiums – as an age-friendly facility, the first such anywhere in the world.

Ireland
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Policy round-up Scotland May 2022

The policy round up is essential reading and provides a summary of key documents that impact local government in Scotland alongside links to full reports.

Scotland
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Health, public health, and social care round-up: May 2022

The health, public health and social care round-up summarises new policy, research and publications that are relevant to elected members and officers interested in health and social care.

England & Wales, Scotland
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Global Local Think Tank Review: May 2022

Your monthly review of the latest local government research and policy from leading think tanks around the world. This month’s edition focuses on recent elections in Europe, as well as the housing crisis in Australia. It also includes reports covering governance, municipal finance, healthcare, and infrastructure.

Global
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Health, public health and social care round up: April 2022

The health, public health and social care round-up summarises new policy, research and publications that are relevant to elected members and officers interested in health and social care.

England & Wales, Scotland
Members

Health, public health and social care round-up: March 2022

The health, public health and social care round-up summarises new policy, research and publications that are relevant to elected members and officers interested in health and social care.

England & Wales, Scotland
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Age-friendly towns in Ireland

As an affiliated member country to the World Health Organization’s ‘Age-Friendly Programme’, Ireland has been working to develop age-friendly towns across the country. This briefing outlines the type of work being carried out by councils as part of the initiative and signposts some helpful resources for those looking to make their area more age-friendly.

Global, Ireland
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Health, public health and social care round-up: February 2022

The health, public health and social care round-up summarises new policy, research and publications that are relevant to elected members and officers interested in health and social care. This month’s round-up includes an update on integrated care systems and the plans to tackle the Covid-19 backlog.

England & Wales, Scotland