Meath County Council is currently engaging with the Local Government Management Agency (LGMA) to progress the implementation of the national online e-Planning system. E- planning aims to modernise the processing and administration of planning applications and will improve efficiency in the statutory planning process and deliver on the government strategy to move more
Local authorities around the country are encouraging the public to consider the range of rewarding career opportunities available across the local government sector. Ireland’s 31 local authorities provide hundreds of services across diverse areas such as climate action, planning, arts and culture, health and sports promotion, economic and community development and more.
The LGMA has partnered with the Willing Abled Mentoring (WAM) Graduate Programme to recruit people with disabilities across Ireland for a variety of roles within a number of participating local authorities. Roles are available in Cavan, Donegal, Leitrim, Kerry and Waterford in areas such as HR, Climate and Environment, Community and Sport, Communications and ICT.
Services.LocalGov.ie provides the public with clear, accessible and user-friendly information about local government services all in one place. The website, launched by Minister of State for Local Government, Peter Burke was developed by the Local Government Management Agency with support from the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage and the County and City
Local authorities improved their performance across a range of indicators during 2020, despite Covid-19 challenges and while providing additional innovations and services during the pandemic. The NOAC Local Authority Performance Indicator Report 2020 shows local authorities made advances last year, in particular in the areas of housing, business supports, and online