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Should our local councillors be given more powers and responsibilities?

Ahead of the Local and European Elections in May, Andrea Gilligan was joined by a panel of expert...

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10.00 22 Mar 2019


Should our local councillors be given more powers and responsibilities?



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10.00 22 Mar 2019


Ahead of the Local and European Elections in May, Andrea Gilligan was joined by a panel of experts to look at the role of local Government in Ireland. She asked if councillors should be given more powers and responsibilities, and higher wages.

On the panel:

  • Dr. Eoin O'Malley, Director of the Masters in Public Policy in the School of Law and Government at DCU
  • Grace Tallon, Labour Councillor for Dun Laoghaire Rathdown and co founder of '& Co.'
  • Bobby O’Connell, Kerry Councillor and General Secretary of LAMA

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