Association of Irish Local Government – National Executive Committee – Front Row, L to R: Cllr Peggy Nolan; Cllr Pat Daly, President, AILG; Mr Paddy Mahon, Chief Executive, Longford Co.Co., Cllr Damien Geoghegan, Vice Pres., AILG. Back Row: L to R: Mr Tom Moylan & Mr Liam Kenny, AILG Office: Cllrs Paul Taylor, Mattie Ryan, Tom Welby, Noel Cribbin, Jimmy Moloney, Padraig Conneely, John Joe Fennelly, Denis Foley, John Crowe. Also on committee: Cllr Cathal King
AILG Annual Conference, 12th & 13th April 2018, The Park Hotel, Dungarvan.
2018 AILG Member Training - Module 2 May 2018 – ‘Councillors & Community Safety’ – A briefing on Joint Policing Committees and Presentation on “Use your Brain Not your Fists” Project (Leitrim Co. Co./Comhairle na nOg) 15/05/2018 Dublin, Eastern & Midlands Region (Lucan Spa Hotel, Lucan) 19/05/2018 Border & Western Region (Castle Court Hotel, Westport) 24/05/2018 Southern Region (West County Hotel, Ennis)
AILG DELEGATES at the Council of Europe: Cllrs Damien Geoghegan,Sinead Guckian, Aidan Davitt, and Mr Liam Kenny, Secretary to the Irish Delegation.
AILG Delegation meet with Minister John Paul Phelan TD , 13th July 2017 Cllr. Padraig Conneely, Cllr. Pat Daly (President AILG 2016/17), Minister John Paul Phelan TD, Cllr. Damien Geoghegan (President AILG 2017/18), Cllr. Peggy Nolan
AILG Delegation attend launch of National Plan on Rural Development Cllr. Pat Daly (President AILG 2016/17), Minister Heather Humphries TD, Cllr. John Crowe (Past President AILG 2016/17), Cllr. Tom Farrell (Westmeath Co. Co.)
Mr Tom Moylan, Co-Director, AILG: Cllr Sean McPeake, President, NILGA: Cllr Pat Daly, President, AILG; Ms Joan Martin, CE, Louth County Council; Ms Pamela Arthurs, CE, East Border Region; Cllr Damien Geoghegan, Vice President, AILG; Mr Fearghal Reidy, LGMA; and Mr Derek McCallan, CEO, NILGA.
AILG Issues Paper highlighting issues relating to Brexit and Irish local authorities - go to General Items for full document.
Message from Cllr Damien Geoghegan, President, AILG 2017/18:
"The AILG is a networking, policy development and training resource for the elected members of Ireland's thirty-one County and City Councils. The Association works through delegates in each of the councils to help develop a sense of collegiality among the elected members who serve the public in a variety of local government settings ranging from urban to suburban and rural. Through regular interaction with other stakeholders in the local government environment the AILG aims to ensure that the contribution of Ireland's democratically elected councillors is appreciated in Government Departments and throughout the full range of public agencies."
Cllr Damien Geoghegan was first elected to Dungarvan Town Council in 1999 and subsequently elected to Waterford Co Council in 2004. He served as Mayor of Dungarvan in 2007 and 2009 and Mayor of Waterford County Council in 2013/14. Damien was also the Cathlaoirleach of Dungarvan/Lismore Municipal in 2014/15 and 2016/17. Cllr. Geoghegan was a member of the South-East Regional Authority from 2004-2014 and is currently a member of Southern Regional Assembly having served as Chair in 2015/16.
Cllr. Geoghegan was elected President of the AILG on 27th September 2017.
"To support our members as elected members in their role as board members of the local government units in the State”.