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Predicting the flood

Barry O’Brien updates us on FloodCitiSense, a project to develop effective, local flood predication tools that the LGiU has been involved with for three years.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Blog Post

Oireachtas Review: November 2019

Alongside an overview, November’s Oireachtas report focuses on the political controversy of so-called “Votegate”, and covers a recent piece of legislation in more detail: Housing (Regulation of Approved Housing Bodies) Bill 2019.


MoU for Mapping: An Irish local authority’s impact on planning functions in Lesotho

In 2014, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Fingal County Council and the Ministry for Local Government and Chieftainship of Lesotho was signed in Maseru. The MOU provided for Fingal to support change, modernisation and reform of the Planning function in that country. The following briefing demonstrates the positive impact that a local authority can…

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Saving money and strengthening councils: why merge local authorities?

Councils across the world are in a state of structural flux. What motivates councils to merge with neighbouring authorities? What contributes to a successful merger? What do citizens make of local authority mergers? This briefing includes examples from England, Japan, Ireland, the United States and Norway. This will be of interest to councillors and officers…

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland