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LGIU Fortnightly: History, Democracy and Place


Ingrid Koehler and Jonathan Carr-West catch up on the latest from the elections, the Local Democracy Research Centre and a fascinating chat with Dr Matthew Potter who discusses the importance of history to place.

Dr Potter is the co-author of The Story of Clare and Its People, a beautiful book which covers the history of Clare, the place, the people and the governance and the importance of history.



Related links:

In a companion blog post, LGIU’s Seán Ó’Riordáin looks at the importance of history, both forgotten and recovered, on democracy in Ireland.

Local elections: 

The Local Democracy Research Centre




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