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SPOTLIGHT ON 10TH EUROPEAN SUMMIT OF REGIONS AND CITIES

SPOTLIGHT ON 10TH EUROPEAN SUMMIT OF REGIONS AND CITIES

Members of the Irish Delegation to the Committee of the Regions and IREO officials pictured at the Irish festival stand during the 10th European Summit of Regions and Cities at Mons in Belgium. The 10th European Summit of Regions and Cities at Mons in Belgium (18-19...

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SOUTHERN REGIONAL ASSEMBLY VISIT TO BRUSSELS

SOUTHERN REGIONAL ASSEMBLY VISIT TO BRUSSELS

A delegation from the Southern Regional Assembly (SRA) met with MEPs and European institute representatives during a two-day visit to Brussels at the end of June.  The trip featured a presentation by Michael O’Conchuir, Secretary General of the European Alliance...

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EASTERN AND MIDLAND REGIONAL ASSEMBLY VISIT

EASTERN AND MIDLAND REGIONAL ASSEMBLY VISIT

Coinciding with the 156th CoR plenary session in July, a delegation from the Eastern and Midland Regional Assembly (EMRA) undertook a two-day study visit to Brussels, meeting MEPs, EU officials and Ireland’s permanent representation staff. During their visit to the...

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COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS 156th Plenary Session

COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS 156th Plenary Session

The latest Committee of the Regions (CoR) two-day meeting in the European Parliament featured a debate on the role of local and regional authorities in the defence of democracy, held within the context of a package of measures announced by the European Commission...

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AILG's 𝑇ℎ𝑒 21𝑠𝑡 𝐶𝑒𝑛𝑡𝑢𝑟𝑦 𝐶𝑜𝑢𝑛𝑐𝑖𝑙𝑙𝑜𝑟 𝑖𝑛 𝐼𝑟𝑖𝑠ℎ 𝐿𝑜𝑐𝑎𝑙 𝐺𝑜𝑣𝑒𝑟𝑛𝑚𝑒𝑛𝑡 report-the most extensive study of Ireland’s #Councillors, explores their evolving role, & highlights challenges in recruitment & retention. #LE2024

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‘Thank you’ to @sligococo council for leading the way as only the second council in Ireland to formally approve ‘to allocate one age-friendly property per year in each of the council’s electoral areas to a (qualifying) returning Irish emigrant’.

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