Location: Northern Ireland


The 21st Century Councillor in Irish Local Government – AILG 2024 Conference

In this short article, LGIU’s Head of International Operations, Hannah Muirhead, shares some key highlights from the 2024 Association of Irish Local Government annual training conference. The event focused on the 21st Century Councillor in Irish Local Government and delved into some key developments in Irish local government in the year of local elections.


A post-conflict role for local government in Northern Ireland

In a region where ethno-nationalist conflict continues to dominate society, culture and governance, this article explores the role of Northern Ireland’s local government in peacebuilding efforts. Highlighting three areas which exemplify the importance of local government’s role in reconciliation.


Community Planning in Fermanagh and Omagh District Council

Alongside a briefing from Professor Colin Knox appraising community planning in Northern Ireland, this article from Fermanagh and Omagh District Council outlines key areas of innovation and deployment of community planning partnerships in local government.

Blog-article With case study

Community planning in Northern Ireland: Unfulfilled potential?

In 2015, local government in Northern Ireland was reformed, providing councils with new powers in community planning. This briefing explores the role played by community planning in the reformed local government system in Northern Ireland.


Vacancy – Membership Coordinator

Salary: £27,000 per annum Contract Type: Permanent, full time Working for: LGIU Reporting to: Membership Manager Location: UK or Ireland Purpose of Role The Local Government Information Unit (LGIU) is a membership organisation dedicated to supporting local government. Our purpose is to make sure that local government is informed, engaged and connected. We provide policy…