The private rental market in Ireland is experiencing a severe shortage of accommodation availability due to a combination of supply and demand issues. This briefing considers all the underlining issues surrounding the availability concerns, in addition to exploring how the market has evolved to this point and what the situation means for future prospects.
First in our series of articles exploring the winners at Chambers Ireland 2022 Excellence in Local Government Awards, we hear from Mayo County Council on how the Clew Bike trail won the Supporting Tourism Award.
Allegations over the last year have raised serious concerns about the ABP, in turn, a number of examinations have been conducted. A report was recently released by three senior ABP staff members and this briefing examines the findings which have seriously undermined the reputation of the Board and embroiled it in costly litigation.
Our new case study roundup for LGIU members and Global Local subscribers. Read notable practice highlights from our Daily News service and see case studies from our articles and briefings you may have missed.
A strategic partnership between the Gaelic Athletic Association and local government – The GAA Green Club Programme
Translating the urgency for climate action into local communities is not always straightforward. This article by Kildare County Council’s Senior Executive Officer, Alan Dunney, highlights how a partnership between Irish local authorities and Ireland’s largest sporting organisation has been driving forward a programme of climate action activities across every town and village in Ireland.
During the Covid-19 pandemic, the lockdowns imposed across the globe put a magnifying glass over local infrastructure – in many cases exposing gaps and inequality. The result has been renewed enthusiasm for 20-minute cities, which prioritise local access to services. In this collection, we dive into the urban planning ideal to provide a local government…
In a big week for housing updates and Protocol politics, this weeks All Things Ireland summarises all the key local government updates to keep your 2023 informed and connected!