Policy & Publications

AILG Information Leaflets

AILG have published a series of information Leaflets for Elected Members which contain practical, accessible information for Elected Members on various aspects of their policy, regulatory & statutory duties.

The leaflets are intended to be a useful information tool for elected members in their day-to-day role as public representatives and to help answer questions and give advice to elected members on a range of topics in a clear and concise way

Recent Publications

AILG Elected Member Guidance Handbook 2024 | 

July 2024

AILG Elected Member Guidance Handbook 2024

AILG Manifesto for Local Elections 2024 | 

May 2024

AILG Manifesto for Local Elections 2024

Report | 

March 2024

AILG-CMG Survey Report – Threats, Harassment and Intimidation in Public Office

Commissioned Research Report | 

January 2024

“The 21st Century Councillor in Irish Local Government” Research Report

AILG Commissioned Research Report produced by Maynooth University

Submission | 

November 2023

AILG Submission to Seanad Public Consultation Committee on the Future of Local Democracy

Council of Europe Monitoring Report, Ireland (2023) | 

October 2023

Monitoring of the application of the European Charter of Local Self Government in Ireland


Legislation & Circulars

Circular | 

May 2023

Circular PL 04/2023 – Temporary Time-Limited Waiver in respect of Development Contributions

Circular | 

April 2023

Circular Letter: PGO 01/2023 – Land Development Agency Act 2021 – Part 9 Planning Condition – Delivery of Affordable Housing on Relevant Public Land and Part 7 Disposal of Relevant Public Land & First Refusal of LDA

Circular | 

February 2023

Circular URDF 01-2023 – Urban Regeneration and Development Fund – Third Round of Funding Support

Circular | 

January 2023

LG 09 2022 – Local Government (Maternity Protection and Other Measures for Members of Local Authorities) Act 2022

Circular | 

December 2022

LG-07 2022 – Increases to Annual Renumeration of Elected Members


AILG Information Leaflets

You can find all AILG Information Leaflets for Elected Members here.

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