# county-councils - Today’s News
# county-councils - Friday 14 June, 2013
The Dáil will today debate a bill from Robert Dowds, identifying privately-owned property to be used as recreational land.
# county-councils - Friday 11 January, 2013
Right now councils only have an informal requirement to balance their books – something the Troika wants addressed.
# county-councils - Thursday 20 December, 2012
Phil Hogan has cleared the way for the PRTB, which governs tenancies in Ireland, to share data with local councils.
# county-councils - Tuesday 18 December, 2012
Wicklow County Manager Eddie Sheehy said there was “no provision in the budget for any payment in relation to local authority houses”.
# county-councils - Tuesday 30 October, 2012
The Dáil’s committee on members interests says TDs failed to honour their obligations by leaving their former council jobs out of their annual Register of Members’ Interests.
# county-councils - Saturday 20 October, 2012
Breaking via The Mire wire: Roscommon man jumps for space to advertise his CV; the Prophet Seán Quinn; Enda having fun in Brussels.
# county-councils - Wednesday 17 October, 2012
This post contains a poll
Major reforms to the structure of local government in Ireland were announced yesterday, but what do you think about them?
# county-councils - Sunday 7 October, 2012
The creator of the service said it could be a crucial tool for councils this winter during severe weather conditions.
# county-councils - Wednesday 12 September, 2012
The public ethics watchdog believes TDs should declare council positions if they receive a severance pay-off – but of 22 TDs and Senators, only four did so.
# county-councils - Wednesday 25 July, 2012
Phil Hogan says his reforms will see local services managed locally – with the number of councils being pulled back.
# county-councils - Saturday 16 June, 2012
Bling your bike, boil an egg with a bike, follow the rickshaw – some intriguing events lined up to get bums on saddles.
# county-councils - Friday 11 May, 2012
The government says proposals by Fianna Fail’s John McGuinness would hamper the government’s own plan for reforms.
# county-councils - Monday 16 April, 2012
An Taisce’s comprehensive report suggests urban sprawl means more time in cars or transport – and less time physically active.
An Taisce has rated planning systems in 34 city and county councils. Nine of them got an ‘F’ grade.
# county-councils - Wednesday 22 February, 2012
# county-councils - Monday 20 February, 2012
Fine Gael Senator Catherine Noone said a cloud-based email system like Gmail would save money and increase flexibility.
# county-councils - Saturday 11 February, 2012
# county-councils - Wednesday 11 January, 2012
Parish-pump politics is crippling our democracy – so Simon Tuohy offers a radical new proposal to fix the system.
# county-councils - Wednesday 28 September, 2011
The nominations of Dana Rosemary Scallon and David Norris mean that the ballot paper next month will be the most crowded ever.
# county-councils - Thursday 22 September, 2011
Byrne hit out at the Sinn Féin presidential candidate, saying he “lies all the time” using “weasel words”.
# county-councils - Tuesday 13 September, 2011
Seán Gallagher has asked three councils to withdraw their support, so that they can nominate others – but Mary Davis won’t.
# county-councils - Monday 12 September, 2011
The Special Olympics organiser has secured her place on the ballot with six more nominations than required for the October election.
# county-councils - Sunday 28 August, 2011
The McCarthy report recommended the abolishment of town councils and a consolidation of local government, but a new study has said that the councils are just an ‘easy target’.
# county-councils - Wednesday 16 March, 2011
The four councils in the heavily postered city and county of Dublin say candidates were compliant, for the most part, with election poster removal.
# county-councils - Monday 10 January, 2011
BOIL NOTICES IN place on water in two Co Limerick areas have been lifted. Limerick County Council have just confirmed that the boil water notices on the Kilmallock and Newcastlewest public water supplies have been removed.
However, a third boil water notice affecting residents and businesses in the Abbeyfeale area remains in place. Further water quality tests on that supply are going ahead.
# county-councils - Tuesday 4 January, 2011
Councils in Dublin, Cork, Clare, Leitrim, Sligo still struggling to identify leaks and restore full water supplies.
# county-councils - Wednesday 29 December, 2010
Water restrictions could hamper New Year’s Eve trade for pubs and restaurants.