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An Bord Pleanála’s “Annus Horribilis”

This briefing examines the performance of the board in 2022 as set out in the Annual Report and elsewhere, and will be of interest to elected members and staff of local authorities.

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Proposed reform of Ireland’s planning system

This briefing outlines the main reforms included in the Bill and will be of interest to elected members and staff of local authorities. Future briefings will look in greater depth at a number of the key elements of the proposed new legislation.

Briefing

‘Decarbonising Communities Network’ in Mayo County Council

Next up in our series of articles showcasing the latest local government innovation from the Chambers Ireland 2022 Excellence in Local Government Awards, Mayo County Council share the story behind the award-winning Decarbonising Communities Network.

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Collection: Global budget coverage and analysis

This collection showcases a range of LGIU work on current and past budgets across England, Scotland, Ireland and Australia. It has plenty of key resources to offer for staff and councillors in public services looking into current budgets, the implications budgets have on local government, and budget trends over previous years.

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Cllr Awards 2023 – The Shortlist – England & Wales

LGiU offers an extensive range of training that can be delivered in your council.  From skills for councillors and officers to building better community relationships, we can help your organisation build the skills you need where you need them.

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Cllr Awards 2023 – The Shortlist – Scotland

LGiU offers an extensive range of training that can be delivered in your council.  From skills for councillors and officers to building better community relationships, we can help your organisation build the skills you need where you need them.

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Insights from the 2024 Budget for Irish local government: Is it happy days?

This briefing examines the local implications of the 2024 Budget, which will not generally be covered in the national media. Those parts, like housing, planning, transport, and climate change policy, will have a significant impact on the local government sector in 2024 and beyond, as we explore in this overview of the budget announcement.

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