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Delivering inclusive growth

In this Briefing we look at the concept of inclusive growth and reflect on how it is now beginning to impact the way public policy is being delivered.

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Climate Change – A look at Scotland

The Government’s recently published National Mitigation Plan for Climate Change was recently covered in an LGiU Ireland. Scotland has been one of the most successful countries in Europe when it comes to reducing emissions, and there are some good practices in play that Ireland can draw from.

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Brexit- The view from Irish Local Government

In this Briefing LGiU Ireland provides a comprehensive overview of the AILG Paper, which contains useful recommendations for all parties currently trying to work their way through the difficult negotiations now going on.

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Clare’s Rural Development Strategy: Innovative approaches to rural development

Last Thursday, in the most appropriately rural of locations, Kilmaley, the Clare Rural Development Strategy 2026 was launched by newly appointed Minister for Rural and Community Affairs, Mr. Michael Ring, T.D., at a ceremony hosted by the Clare Rural Development Forum. LGiU’s Hannah Muirhead was in attendance, and here explores some of the key innovations…

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Government’s first national mitigation plan on climate change

What is the Mitigation Plan trying to do? Where does it fit in with the plethora of public documents, plans, commitments etc. which are fast becoming a feature of this particular policy landscape? And where is it taking us?

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The role of the Audit Committee

This briefing will examine the legislative background to audit committees in Irish local authorities, discuss the purpose, role and functions of audit committees, and explore some of the key operational and procedural issues associated with local authority audit committees.

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Past, present and future – heritage and a sense of place

In local government we often discuss the role of heritage in encouraging tourism and bolstering the local economy, but we less frequently consider its role in helping to shape a place and to strengthen the sense of place of its residents. This is what this briefing attempts to do.

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