Policy & Publications

Policy & Research Development

One of the main priorities of the AILG is to continuously develop policy on local government areas that are important to our Elected Members. The Association has had consultation inputs on a wide variety of areas including Coastal Planning, Flooding, Governance & Ethics, Housing, Planning, Emergency Planning, Brexit, Irish Water, Roads and GDPR.

Recent Publications

Summary Report | 

February 2021

AILG Report of the Implementation Advisory Group Directly Elected Mayor with Executive Functions For Limerick City & County

Summary of key points and recommendations in the report for the Directly Elected Mayor for Limerick City & County prepared by the Implementation Advisory Group chaired by Mr Tim O’Connor -by AILG Director Liam Kenny

Summary Report | 

February 2021

AILG Summary Paper – Main points of Mother & Baby Commission of Investigation Report as they relate to local authorities

Main points of Mother & Baby Commission of Investigation Report as they relate to local authorities -by AILG Director Liam Kenny

Training Manual | 

December 2020

AILG Elected Members Guidance Manual

Local Authority Elected Members Guidance Manual

Information | 

October 2020

The Association of Irish Local Government – A historical note

Report | 

June 2020

Moorhead Report on the Role & Remuneration of Local Authority Elected Members

Summary Paper | 

June 2020

AILG Analysis of the 2020 Programme for Government – Our Shared Future”

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Legislation & Circulars

Circular | 

October 2020

LG 07/2020 Guidelines for supplementary Standing Orders regulating the proceedings in relation to remote meetings of the Council

LG 07/2020 Issued by DHLGH

Circular | 

October 2020

CIVIL LAW AND CRIMINAL LAW (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 2020 (SECTION 29) (LOCAL AUTHORITIES) (DESIGNATION) ORDER 2020

Circular | 

September 2020

LG 06/2020 Adjustment to Members’ Representational Payment from 1 October 2020

LG 06/2020 Issued by DHLGH

Circular | 

August 2020

LG 04/2020 Elected Members’ Annual Expenses Allowance

LG 04/2020 Issued by DHLGH

Circular | 

May 2020

Holding of Council meetings during COVID- 19 National Emergency Circular

Legislation | 

April 2020

SI 128 of 2020 HEALTH ACT 1947 (SECTION 31A – TEMPORARY RESTRICTIONS) (COVID-19) (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS 2020

SI 128 of 2020 Issued by Health Minister, Simon Harris, TD

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Media Assets

You can find all AILG media assets and Press Releases here.

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