Category Archives: Local Government

Key Issues for the National Planning Framework – Submission from the WDC

The WDC  made its submission on Ireland 2040 – Our Plan: National Planning Framework   yesterday.  The Issues and Choices paper covered a wide range of topics from national planning challenges to sustainability, health, infrastructure and the role of cities … Continue reading

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All Island Dialogue on the Implications of Brexit on Culture, Heritage, Regional SMEs & the Impact on Border & other Rural Communities

Two weeks ago (6th February 2017) Minister Heather Humphreys hosted an All Island Dialogue on the implications of Brexit on Culture, Heritage, Regional SMEs & the Impact on Border & other Rural Communities in Cavan.   This was one of the … Continue reading

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Realising our Rural Potential- Action Plan for Rural Development

The Action Plan for Rural Development –Realising our Rural Potential –developed by the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs (DAHRRGA) was launched yesterday (23.01.17) in Ballymahon, Co. Longford as was mentioned in our last post. The Action … Continue reading

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New Rural Action Plan to be launched

A new Action Plan for Rural Development is to be launched on Monday (23rd January) by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny in the Longford town of Ballymahon. The Action Plan has been prepared by the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural … Continue reading

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Planning for Regional Development- download presentations from the Annual Conference of the Regional Studies Association Irish Branch

The Annual Conference of the Regional Studies Association Irish Branch (in conjunction with NUI Galway and the Western Development Commission) was held on 9 September 2016 at NUI Galway.  The conference was titled “Planning for Regional Development: The National Planning Framework … Continue reading

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Local Property Tax in the Western Region

Local Property Tax (LPT) data for each county is released regularly by Revenue and includes information on the number of properties, the compliance rate and the amount of LPT collected.  While data is available to June 2016, because collection for … Continue reading

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