This LGIU Ireland publication recaps one of the biggest nights in the Irish local government diary and details the winners and case studies from this years 2022 Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards.
This briefing looks at the emergence of a mixed economy of ‘truly affordable’ new housing, provided by councils directly and by council-owned local housing companies (LHCs), and focuses on eight case studies of LHCs.
In this briefing, Dr. Aodh Quinlivan of UCC Research explores recent research on the representation of women in Ireland’s council chambers. He outlines the considerable challenges associated with improving the participation rates of women in Ireland’s political arena.
On the 10th November 2022, the LGIU and VLGA held a panel to discuss COP-26: One Year On. Composed of Council Chief Executives from across the globe, this panel discussed all that has happened in the last twelve months and the ongoing implications for local government from the COP-26 discussions and resolutions.
We spoke with Glasgow City Councillor Holly Bruce about the topic of feminist town planning and what that process would look like in action across Glasgow.
In the run up to our Rural and Coastal Issues Global Executive Panel on December 1st, LGIU Ireland hears about coastal and heritage conservation in Clare County Council.
This is an updated publication on the topic of carbon offsetting, covering what it means for local authorities, how it works in practice and what the controversial aspects are.
We spoke with Midlothian Council’s Equalities Champion, Cllr Connor McManus, about the council seeking White Ribbon accreditation, its work against gender based violence and the role of men in preventing violence against women.
An interview with Yourtoolkit.com – providing hope and solutions to hidden challenges through collaboration
Estimates suggest that 1 in 6 Australian women have experienced physical and/or sexual violence at the hands of a previous or current partner. This case study highlights the online resource Yourtoolkit.com providing comprehensive support and resources for those facing domestic violence, and the role that collaboration and governmental support has had in their growth and…
Last week (November 16th), LGIU Scotland travelled to Kilmarnock to attend the first in-person Scotland Town Partnership conference for three years. Relevant for all those interested in town centre housing and planning, this LGIU publication brings you all the key case studies, reflections and a winners of the Scotland Loves Local Awards.