Planning

Planning

The Government’s General Scheme on the Housing and Planning and Development Bill 2019 proposes significant restrictions on the ability of the public to access justice in the courts on planning and environmental issues. To explain the issue I asked Fred Logue for...
Local Authority Funding

Local Authority Funding

Local Authority Funding is based on a Needs and Resources model set up in 2000. The purpose of the model was to bring about equalisation between local authorities in terms of having enough resources, from central grants and local income, to provide a reasonable level...
Air quality monitoring

Air quality monitoring

Municipal District: 17th January 2020 Question: Can the council confirm its plans with regard to monitoring air quality in the Celbridge-Leixlip Municipal District in 2020?  Report: There is an air quality monitoring station in Celbridge which monitors particulate...