Funding available for Community Groups under Local Government Communities Facilities Scheme 2017

Tipperary Local Community Development Committee seeking applications from community groups for funding under the Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government’s Communities Facilities Scheme 2017 On 10th March 2017, the Minister of State for Communities and the National Drugs Strategy, Catherine Byrne TD, announced a new Capital grants scheme for disadvantaged urban and rural […]

Jobs Bonanza in Local Government

If one was to ask the general public would they like to improve their community, their town and county then one would get a resounding yes. Ask those who are unemployed would they like a job and you will in the vast majority of cases get a resounding yes. Ask those same people would they […]

Most fundamental overhaul of Local Government sector in over 100 years – Hogan

New systems will make Local Government accountable Councillors will be reduced by 42% Councils reduced from 114 to 31 Overall Savings of €420 million A comprehensive Action Programme to bring about the most fundamental improvements to the local government system in over one hundred years was launched today (16.10.2012) by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD, […]